Karen joined the faculty of the Culverhouse School of Accountancy at the University of Alabama in August 2019 and currently teaches both undergraduate and graduate level tax courses. Karen’s areas of specialization include state and local taxation and the taxation of individuals, corporations, and consolidated groups. Prior to joining the Culverhouse School of Accountancy faculty, Karen worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for twenty-two years, serving as a partner based in the Birmingham office. During her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Karen served clients throughout the Southeast region and specialized in tax provision, consulting, and compliance services for the financial services industry. Karen received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Alabama and a Master of Science in Accounting, with a tax concentration, from the University of Virginia.