Shelley Rhoades

Shelley Rhoades-Catanach, CPA, PhD Villanova University/Thornton, Pennsylvania Dr. Rhoades-Catanach joined the accounting faculty of Villanova University in 1998, and teaches a variety of tax courses in the undergraduate, Master of Taxation, MBA and Master of Accounting and Professional Consultancy Programs. Prior to joining Villanova, she taught at Washington University in St. Louis and the Darden Graduate School at the University of Virginia. Before entering academia, Dr. Rhoades-Catanach spent seven years at Arthur Andersen as a tax professional. Dr. Rhoades-Catanach’s research focuses on the impact of taxes on strategic decision making in such areas as tax reporting and auditing, changes in tax policy, taxpayer rights legislation, and the impact of state taxation on firm location and investment decisions. She is the co-author of the textbook Principles of Taxation: Advanced Strategies, and has published numerous articles in journals such as The Accounting Review, Research in Accounting Studies, Journal of the American Taxation Association, and Issues in Accounting Education. She currently serves as a member of the editorial board of Journal of the American Taxation Association and as Vice President-elect of the American Taxation Association.