Edward Maydew is the David E. Hoffman Distinguished Professor of Accounting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also serves as director of research at the UNC Tax Center. He has taught a variety of accounting and tax courses in the undergraduate, MBA, Masters of Accounting, Executive Education, and PhD programs.
Maydew has published in the leading academic journals in his field, including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of the American Taxation Association, and National Tax Journal. He is coauthor of Taxes and Business Strategy: A Planning Approach, 3rd edition, Pearson/Prentice Hall, with Myron Scholes, Mark Wolfson, Merle Erickson and Terry Shevlin.
Maydew has been honored with a number of awards at both the school and national level and was named by BusinessWeek as one of the best professors at his school in three bi-annual surveys of MBA graduates: University of Chicago (once) and University of North Carolina (twice). He has been an invited speaker at leading universities and conferences on more than sixty occasions. He consults with prominent law firms and corporations on a variety of complex accounting and tax matters.
Maydew is an associate editor at the Journal of Accounting and Economics and serves or has served on the editorial boards of The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Accounting Horizons, and the Journal of the American Taxation Association. He has been a Trustee of the American Taxation Association and serves on the board of directors of the National Tax Association.
Maydew formerly served on the faculty of the University of Chicago and earned his PhD at the University of Iowa. Prior to earning his PhD he was employed by a predecessor of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in its Chicago office.