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Chelsea Rae Austin

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: School of Accounting
Darla Moore School of Business
E-mail: chelsearae.austin@moore.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-4391
Office: Darla Moore School of Business, Room 432
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
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Background

Chelsea Rae Austin holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Iowa and an M.S.T. and B.S.B.A. from the University of Central Florida. She joined the faculty of the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina in the fall of 2014. She teaches undergraduate taxation. Austin’s primary research interest is taxation, especially the determinants and consequences of tax avoidance decisions. Prior to returning to academia, Austin spent three years as a tax accountant for PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is a certified public accountant.

Research

Taxation, determinants and consequences of tax avoidance decisions, financial reporting tax benefits from stock options

Teaching

Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2014
M.S.T., University of Central Florida, 2006
B.S.B.A., University of Central Florida, 2005