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Faculty and Staff Profile

Thomas Dickens

Alumni Distinguished Professor, MPAcc Coordinator

Office: 301 Sirrine Hall
Phone: 864-656-4890
Fax: 864-656-4892

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Accounting
Texas A & M University 1983

MBA Accounting
Virginia Commonwealth University 1977

BA History and English
University of Richmond 1968

 Courses Taught

Tax Research -- MPAcc class.
Special Topics / International Taxation -- MPAcc class.
Flowthrough Entities -- MPAcc class.
Business Taxation -- MPAcc class.
Business Taxation -- undergraduate class.
Individual Income Taxation -- undergraduate class.
Intermediate Accounting -- undergraduate class.


Assistant Professor, Longwood College (VA), 1977-1980. Assistant Professor, LSU, 1983 - 1984. Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Alumni Distinguished Professor, Clemson University, 1984 - 2011. College Graduate Teaching Award, SC Accounting Educator of the Year Award. Have served on various professional, university, college, and school committees. Clemson University MPAcc Coordinator, 1999 - 2011.

 Research Interests

Federal income taxation and entity liability.

 Research Publications

"Liabilities and the Relocation Management Company." Real Estate Law Journal. Fall 2008. With Steve Cash and Megan Mowrey.

"Revised Section 6694 Tax Preparer Penalty." Practical Tax Strategies. September 2009. With Steve Cash and Megan Mowrey.

Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protection Limited by Recent Decisions." William and Mary Business Law Review. April 2010. With Steve Cash and Megan Mowrey.