UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Shaping Leaders, Driving Results

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Edward Maydew

David E. Hoffman Distinguished Professor of Accounting

McColl 4004
CB# 3490
Chapel Hill, NC

 office: (919) 843-9356


Edward Maydew's teaching and research interests include tax strategy, financial accounting, corporate taxation, economic effects of taxation and the role of accounting information in valuation. He has received awards of excellence for his teaching and research.

Dr. Maydew is director of the UNC Tax Center.

He is coauthor of Taxes and Business Strategy: A Planning Approach with Nobel Prize winning economist Myron Scholes and accounting professors Mark Wolfson, Merle Erickson and Terry Shevlin. He is an editor of The Accounting Review.

The top academic journals in his field have published his research, including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Finance, Journal of Public Economics, National Tax Journal and Journal of the American Taxation Association.

Dr. Maydew consults with prominent law firms and corporations on a variety of complex accounting and tax matters. Prior to earning his PhD, he was employed by a predecessor of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in its Chicago office.

He formerly served on the faculty of the University of Chicago.

He received a PhD from the University of Iowa and a BBA from Iowa State University