Paul T. Mason

Lecturer in Forensic Accounting
AACSB Coordinator
Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 2176
University of Kansas

Academic Areas



MBA University of Connecticut
MS University of Hartford
BA University of Connecticut


CPA, States of Connecticut and Kansas
Certified Fraud Examiner
Certified Management Accountant
Certified Internal Auditor
Certified Bank Examiner


  • The study of fraud (employee and management) and white collar crime.
  • Writing a mystery novel involving forensic accounting for use in accounting courses to help engage students in my courses and to encourage them to take a closer look at the fascinating world of accounting.
  • Accumulating material for a comprehensive fraud compendium of cases and working on a fraud textbook.

The school and accounting program are accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Our Finance Scholars travel to Wall Street every year
Students in Applied Portfolio Management class manage a fund valued at $1 million
Business students get hands-on experience valuing and analyzing investments
Top 20 undergraduate accounting program —Bloomberg Businessweek
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
KU Today