ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING
OFFICE: WB 251
Darcie Costello joined the faculty of Weber State University in 2016. She is an assistant professor in the School of Accounting & Taxation in the Goddard School of Business & Economics. She previously taught at Quinnipiac University.
Costello earned a Ph.D. in accounting in 2014 from Washington State University. She earned her Master of Taxation degree from the University of Denver and her BSBA from Xavier University. She teaches cost accounting and various courses in the MTAX program.
Costello’s primary research interests involve decision making processes of taxpayers. She is also interested in pedagogical research related to tax education, and is involved with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at Weber State.
Ph.D., Accounting - Washington State University, 2014
MTax, Master of Taxation - University of Denver, 2002
BSBA, Accounting - Xavier University, 2001
PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
- Costello, D. M. and D. L. Sanders. 2016. What is Economic Income for Corporate Taxation?. The ATA Journal of Legal Tax Research. 14(2): 26-45.
- Costello, D. M. and D. L. Sanders. “A Model of Taxpayers’ Multi-Dimensional Equity Judgments and Tax Compliance,” presented at The Behavioral Tax Symposium, George Mason University, June 2015.
- Costello, D. M. and D. L. Sanders. “An Experimental Examination of the Multi-Dimensional Nature of Taxpayers’ Equity Judgments,” presented at The Accounting Behavior and Organizations Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA, October 2014.
- Costello, D. M. “The Impact of System Justification on Taxpayer Compliance, A Proposal,” presented at The Behavioral Tax Symposium, George Mason University, June 2012.