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Mark Cowan

Mark Cowan joined the Department of Accountancy at Boise State in 2004 and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in taxation. Prior to entering academia, Professor Cowan spent over ten years as a practicing CPA as a tax director at a large ski resort holding company and real estate development firm and a tax manager at Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). He currently teaches Partnership Tax Law, Corporate Tax Law, Multistate Taxation, Taxation of Nonprofits, and Survey of Federal Income Taxation. Professor Cowan also serves as the coordinator for the JD/MSAT Concurrent Degree program offered in conjunction with the University of Idaho College of Law. Professor Cowan conducts both legal academic and practitioner research. His research interests include the taxation of nonprofits, tax issues in Indian Country, and multistate tax issues. Professor Cowan has published articles in The Tax Lawyer, the Idaho Law Review, the Florida Tax Review, the Pittsburgh Tax Review, The Journal of College and University Law, The Tax Adviser, The CPA Journal, The ATA Journal of Legal Tax Research, and the Journal of Taxation.