Mary Cowx

PhD Candidate

Accounting & Management Information Systems


Prior to joining the Accounting PhD program at Fisher in 2016, Mary spent over ten years working in public accounting and private industry, including service as a Tax Manager at KPMG and the Hearst Corporation in Charlotte, NC.  Mary also served as an undergraduate Instructor of Accounting and Tax at Queens University of Charlotte for one year.  Mary maintains her CPA license in the states of North Carolina and Ohio (inactive).  Her research interests include financial research in taxation, accounting for income taxes, and tax disclosure.


  • BBA in Accounting, Kent State University
  • Masters in Taxation, University of Akron