Courtney Edwards

Associate Director, UNC Tax Center
Phone: (919)-962-3560
Email: courtneyedwards@unc.edu

Courtney Edwards specializes in taxation. She teaches courses on individual taxation, business taxation, international taxation and tax research.

An award-winning teacher, she teaches in the Master of Accounting and Undergraduate Business Programs and is actively involved in their student organizations and activities.

Dr. Edwards co-authored “Germany’s Repeal of the Corporate Capital Gains Tax: The Equity Market Response” in the Journal of American Taxation Association with UNC Kenan-Flagler professors Mark Lang, Edward Maydew and Douglas Shackelford . She also wrote “Employee Stock Options and Taxes” with John Graham, Dr. Lang and Dr. Shackelford, published in the Journal of Investment Management.

She was a tax manager in Arthur Andersen’s Atlanta office, where she worked for five years.

Dr. Edwards received her PhD from UNC Kenan-Flagler. She received her MS in accounting with a tax concentration and her BS in commerce from the University of Virginia.