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Greg Geisler

Greg Geisler, PhD
Professor of Accounting

Greg Geisler

Greg Geisler is a Professor of Accounting at UMSL. He teaches courses on Income Taxes, Advanced Income Taxes, and Taxes and Investments. His research interests include how taxes affect investment decisions of individuals. He has been published in Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Financial Planning, Journal of Financial Service Professionals, State Tax Notes, Tax Notes, and many other journals. He serves the Accounting Department as Chair of the Accounting Scholarships Committee and Coordinator of Accounting Internships for Academic Credit. He serves the University on the Budget & Planning Committee. He volunteers as the Treasurer for West County/CYC Basketball and teaching Volunteer Income Tax Assistance students. He earned his Bachelor’s in Accounting from University of Notre Dame, worked for various CPA firms in Pittsburgh, earned an MBA from University of Pittsburgh and a PhD from University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. He is originally from Pittsburgh, PA, and has six brothers and sisters and 17 nieces and nephews who still live there. He still roots for the Pirates and Steelers.

208 Anheuser-Busch Hall


Ph.D. (Accounting), University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1995
MBA, University of Pittsburgh, 1990
BBA (Accounting), University of Notre Dame, 1984


  • ACCTNG 3441 - Income Taxes (syllabus)
  • ACCTNG 4441 - Advanced Federal Taxation: Tax Research and Business Taxation (syllabus)
  • ACCTNG 6441 - Seminar: Taxes and Investments (syllabus)

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