This award is the Association’s foremost recognition of an individual who consistently demonstrates the attributes of a superior teacher in the discipline of accounting. Ed was recognized for his teaching at the graduate level.
Ed adds this award to a long list of accomplishments. He is the co-author of three tax textbooks. He has made presentations to the Treasury, IRS, and Office of Tax Analysis, and he has testified before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. He has won numerous other awards. From MSU, the Distinguished Faculty Award, Presidential Award for Outstanding Community Service, Withrow Teacher-Scholar Award, the Curricular Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Award, and the department teaching and research awards. From the profession, the AAA lifetime Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award, the ATA Distinguished Service Award, the ATA Teaching Innovation Award, and the MACPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award. Ed has served as president of the ATA and editor of the Journal of the American Tax Association.