Stephen Lusch

Assistant Professor
Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 3106
University of Kansas

Academic Areas 



Ph.D. in Management, Major Area: Accounting, Minor Area: Law, University of Arizona, 2014
M.S. in Accountancy, University of Notre Dame, 2009
B.B.A in Accounting, Texas Christian University, 2008

Research Interests

  • Corporate Taxation
  • Multi-jurisdictional Taxation
  • Tax Risk
  • Corporate Inversions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Asset pricing
  • Accounting for Income Taxes

Selected Publications

Drake, K. D., Lusch, S. J., & Stekelberg, J. (in press). Does Tax Risk Affect Investor Valuation of Tax Avoidance? Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. DOI:10.2139/ssrn.2374016

Hall, C., & Lusch, S. (in press). Strategic Cost Shifting and State Tax Minimization. Journal of Management Accounting Research. DOI:10.2308/jmar-51699

Drake, K. D., Goldman, N. C., & Lusch, S. J. (2016). Do Income Tax Related Deficiencies in Publicly Disclosed PCAOB Part II Reports Influence Audit Client Financial Reporting of Income Tax Accounts? The Accounting Review, 91(5), 1411-1439. DOI:10.2308/accr-51338

Finley, A. R., Lusch, S. J., & Cook, K. A. (2015). The Effectiveness of the R&D Tax Credit: Evidence from the Alternative Simplified Credit. Journal of the American Taxation Association, 37(1), 157-181. DOI:10.2308/atax-50964

Lusch, S. J. (2013). State Taxation of Cloud Computing. Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal, 29(2), 369-405.

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