Paul T. Mason

Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall, 2176
University of Kansas


Academic Areas



  • 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.


  • Certified Public Accountant, States of Connecticut and Kansas
  • MBA, University of Connecticut
  • M.S., University of Hartford
  • B.A., University of Connecticut

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.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
KU Today