Instructor Biography

Mark H Taylor

University of South Florida
Instructor's Course List

About The Instructor

Mark Taylor is the director of the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy. He began his duties over the summer of 2019, coming from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. There, Taylor was the department chair and accounting professor.
He had been with Case Western Reserve University since 2009 and was the Andrew D. Braden Professor of Accounting and Auditing, teaching courses in corporate governance and auditing assurance areas. He is the past president of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association, and he also has served on the Auditing Section Executive Committee. Mark is currently the President-Elect 2022-23 of the American Accounting Association and will serve as the 2023-24 President.
For three years, he was on the Senior Technical Committee of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Auditing Standards Board. He also is the audit committee chair and independent trustee on three investment company trusts and has had research sponsored by the Center for Audit Quality twice in the past three years.
Taylor earned a doctorate from the Eller School of Business at the University of Arizona and a master's degree in accounting from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management.