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Courtney Knoll

Courtney Knoll

Clinical Professor of Accounting, Associate Dean of the Master of Accounting Program and Executive Director of the UNC Tax Center


McColl 4409, CB 3490 Chapel Hill, NC 27599


Courtney Knoll specializes in taxation.

She teaches courses on individual taxation, business taxation, international taxation and tax research in the UNC Master of Accounting (MAC) Program. She also serves as associate dean of the MAC Program and is a two-time recipient of the Weatherspoon Award for Excellence in MAC Teaching.

Dr. Knoll also serves as executive director of the UNC Tax Center. She facilitates its mission to bring together tax scholars, policymakers and practitioners who share a common interest in tax research.

She is a board member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA) and a member of the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of CPAs.

She is a CPA in the states of North Carolina and Georgia and worked as a tax manager in Arthur Andersen’s Atlanta office.

Dr. Knoll received her PhD from UNC Kenan-Flagler and her MS in accounting and her BS in commerce from the University of Virginia.

Areas of Expertise

Accounting Tax