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Casey Schwab joined the Ryan College of Business as the G. Brint Ryan Professor of Accounting in 2020. He previously held faculty positions at Indiana University and the University of Georgia. He obtained his PhD in Accounting from the University of Texas in 2009 and his BBA and MSA in Accounting from Texas Tech University in 2002.

Dr. Schwab has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate tax courses in both traditional and online formats. He looks forward to teaching and working with undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students in the Ryan College of Business.

Dr. Schwab’s research consists of two primary programs. The first program focuses on the determinants and consequences of corporate tax behavior and includes publications in The Accounting Review and Contemporary Accounting Research. The second program focuses on the quality of financial reporting and includes publications in The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, and Accounting, Organizations and Society. Dr. Schwab’s research has been cited by USA Today, The Hill, The New York Times, Accounting Today, Business Insider, and numerous other media outlets.

Born and raised in Texas, Dr. Schwab is excited to be back. Moreover, with numerous family members that attended UNT, Dr. Schwab is excited to be part of the UNT family himself. When not working, he loves spending time with family, watching college football, and enjoying the great outdoors with his children.

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Please go to Dr. Schwab's personal website ( for additional information on his research, including his recent CV as well as links to and data pertaining to select publications.