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Expertise
Corporate and partnership tax
Tax research

Research
Corporate and partnership taxation
Educational tax incentives

Education
Ph.D. - 1996, The University of Georgia
B.B.A. - 1987, The University of Georgia

Sample Publications
2008: “Reasonable Compensation: Do You Know Where Your Circuit Stands?” Journal of Taxation, Volume 109, No. 4, October, 2008. Contributions to Practice

2004: Sparks, Ryan C., Melanie G. McCoskey, and John Alvis, “Can Internet Sales Be Taxed?”, Vol. 4, No. 2, Public Finance and Management.

2003: McCoskey, Melanie G., and D. Lee Warren, “Service Learning: An Innovative Approach to Teaching,” Accounting Education: An International Journal, v12, No. 4, 405-413, December.

2003: Bryant, Aaron, and Melanie G. McCoskey, “Service Learning in Accounting Education:A Student’s and a Professor’s Perspective,” August, 2003, New Accountant.

2003: McCoskey, Melanie G., Stephanie Bellar, and Lisa Blair, “Trust, Trusts, and Accountability: The Role of States in College Savings Plans,” Fall 2003, Vol 23:3. Public Budgeting and Finance.

2002: McCoskey, Melanie G, Joanie Sompayrac, and Paul Streer, "Kiddie Tax Raises Costs, Complexity, and the Need for Tax Planning," Practical Tax Strategies, Vol. 68, No. 5, May, 2002.

2002: McCoskey, Melanie G., and Paul Jacobs, “Will Low Stock Returns be the Demise of Prepaid Section 529 Plans?” Tennessee CPA Journal, October, 2002.

2002: McCoskey, Melanie G., “Saving and Paying for a College Education: Part I Vehicles for Saving for a College Education,” Taxes, The Tax Magazine, November, 2002.

2002: McCoskey, Melanie G., “Saving and Paying for a College Education: Part II Paying for a College Education,” Taxes, The Tax Magazine, December, 2002.

Professional Activities and Memberships
American Society of Women Accountants

Honors and Awards
Beta Alpha Psi Professor of the Year (2009)
Exceptional Merit (2004)
Dean’s Merit for Faculty Achievement (2004, 2003)
Excellence in Teaching Innovation, College of Business, Faculty Honors Day (2002)
Holland Assistant Professor of Taxation (2001 - present)
Beta Alpha Psi Professor of the Year - co-recipient (2001)
Southeast AAA Doctoral Consortium representative (1995)
Edward T. Comer Fellowship from the Terry College of Business (1994)
AICPA Doctoral Fellowship (1991-1993); Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Fraternity, The University of Georgia (1987)
Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Honor Fraternity, University of Georgia (1986)

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