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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

TONYA KAY FLESHER

ACCOUNTANCY INSTRUCTION
PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTANCY AND ARTHUR ANDERSEN LECTURER
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302 CONNER HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5731
Joined UM: 08/14/1979

Areas of Expertise

  • ACCOUNTING
  • ACCOUNTING, HISTORY
  • ACCOUNTING, TAXATION
  • ACCOUNTING, TAXES

Brief Bio

Tonya K. Flesher is the Arthur Andersen Professor of Accountancy in the Patterson School of Accountancy at the University of Mississippi. As the Dean of the School of Accountancy from 1987-1993, she was the first female to serve as a dean at the University of Mississippi. She is a past president of the Academy of Accounting Historians. She serves as director of the Tax History Research Center. The Mississippi Society of CPAs named her the Outstanding Educator in 1995. In 2003, Dr. Flesher was given the Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award, which is the top teaching award on campus. She is a CPA with work experience in public accounting and with the Internal Revenue Service. Her teaching and research interest are in taxation. She is the author of several books and over 100 articles.

Degrees

BS
SOCIAL SCIENCES
BALL STATE UNIVERSITY/MUNCIE, INDIANA (1971)
MA
ACCOUNTING
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERISTY/BOONE, NORTH CAROLINA (1975)
PHD
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (1979)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
Faculty & Schools Committee-Accountancy
Ad Hoc Committee
University Standing Committee

Awards

School of Accountancy Researcher of the Year
1984
Faculty Achievement Award
1986
School of Accountancy Outstanding Teacher of the Year
1986
School of Accountancy Researcher of the Year
1994
School of Accountancy Outstanding Teacher of the Year
1998
School of Accountancy Researcher of the Year
2002
School of Accountancy Outstanding Teacher of the Year
2003
Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award
2003
School of Accountancy Researcher of the Year
2006
School of Accountancy Outstanding Teacher of the Year
2009
School of Accountancy Outstanding Teacher of the Year
2013