University of California, Riverside

UCR Business

Faculty Bio

Michael Moore

Professor of Accounting, Emeritus

Curriculum Vitae , updated 11/2008


Michael Moore earned his Ph.D. and M.S. from Pennsylvania State University and a B.A. from the University of Washington. He is a certified public accountant. After receiving his Ph.D., Michael joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin where he remained for eight years. He was recruited from Texas by the University of Southern California where he served on the faculty for 16 years, seven years as a professor and nine years as the Kenneth Leventhal Professor. He was also director of the Masters of Business Taxation Program. He left USC to serve as chairman of the department of accounting at Colorado State University from 1995 to 1997. In 1997 he left academia for public accounting practice where he was a partner with Hull, Ruhl & Moore for 10 years.

During his academic career he has taught accounting and taxation at the undergraduate and graduate levels and has been involved with curriculum design and implementation. He has published extensively in taxation and accounting and has research interests on international topics. Professor Moore is co-author of U.S. Tax Aspects of Doing Business Abroad, now in its sixth edition. His published work has appeared in the Journal of Accountancy, the Journal of the American Taxation Association, The Accounting Review, the Journal of Accounting Research, and the International Tax Journal, among others. He has twice been the recipient of the American Taxation Association's Award for Best Tax Manuscript. He has served on numerous advisory boards and editorial review boards, including the International Tax Journal, and on a number of committees of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Taxation Association, and other academic organizations. He is past president of the American Taxation Association. In addition to his experience in public accounting practice, he has been involved in litigation support services in tax and accounting matters and professional standards of practice. He is currently on the board of directors of two nonprofit organizations and has additional duties as treasurer and financial officer.

Professor Moore is married with three children. He is an outdoor enthusiast and competes regularly in organized running and cycling events and triathlons.


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