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Zack Fox

Assistant Professor,
School of Accountancy
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Professor Fox is an assistant professor in the School of Accountancy at the BYU Marriott School of Business. He earned his bachelors degree at Utah Tech University, masters degree at BYU, and his doctorate at the University of Oregon, all in accounting, where he was awarded the Doctoral Fellowship for Outstanding Doctoral Student. Prior to joining BYU Marriott in 2022, he was on faculty at the Mays School of Business at Texas A&M University.

His research focuses primarily on the real consequences of tax policy and corporate investment in tax planning such as income shifting and other tax planning strategies. He also focuses on corporate disclosure policies, with a particular interest in disclosure choices as a tool to learn from stock prices. His research has been published in leading journals, including the Accounting Review and Review of Accounting Studies.


  • PhD, Accounting, University of Oregon, 2021
  • MAcc, Brigham Young University, 2016
  • Accounting, Utah Tech University, 2014

Selected Publications


  • Spanish