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LeAnn Luna

LeAnn Luna

Research Professor, Jan R. Williams Professor of Accounting
Office Location: Room - A148, Cherokee Mills 865-974-6080

LeAnn Luna, Professor of Accounting holds a dual appointment with the Department of Accounting and Information Management and with the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research. Her primary research interest is state and local tax policy with a focus on sales and use taxes and the state corporate income tax. Her research on e-commerce and Section 529 college savings plans has been cited by more than 150 newspapers. Dr. Luna has published in journals including, Journal of Accounting and EconomicsNational Tax JournalJournal of the American Taxation Association, Public Finance Review, and a number of other journals.  She currently teaches federal tax research and contributes to a tax textbook.  Dr. Luna is a CPA and received a B.B.A. in accounting from Southern Methodist University, a Master of Taxation from the University of Denver College of Law, and her Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee.

Awards & Honors



    2000 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Ph.D., Accounting

    1988 University of Denver College of Law, M.T., Taxation

    1987 Southern Methodist University, B.B.A., Accounting


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