Melissa Larson

Melissa Larson

Assistant Teaching Professor,
Accountancy, School of

Office: 537 TNRB
Phone: 801-422-8653
Email: melissa_larson@byu.edu

Education

  • Masters in Accounting, Taxation, Brigham Young University, 1998
  • Bachelor, Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1998

Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary
    • Adjunct Faculty, BYU Hawaii 2011 - 2011
    • Adjunct Faculty, University of Utah 2001 - 2003
    • Adjunct Faculty, Utah Valley State College 1999 - 2001
    Professional
    • Senior Tax Manager, Grant Thornton 2008 - 2011
    • CPA, Larson & Company 1998 - 2001

Awards

  • Honorable Mention, Bea Sanders/AICPA Innovation in Teaching Award , AICPA , 2015
  • Spirit of the SOA Award , School of Accountancy, Marriott School of Mangement , 2015
  • Merrill J. Bateman, Outstanding Faculty Student Choice Award , Marriott School , 2013

Certificates and Licenses

  • Certified Public Accountant State of Utah

BYU Citizenship

  • Jr. Core Admissions Committee Committee/Council Member May, 2015
  • Coordinator for Introductory Course Undergraduate Coordinator December, 2014
  • Women of the School of Accountancy (WSOA) Student Org Advisor September, 2012
  • ALPFA Advisor Student Org Advisor April, 2012
  • Masters of Accounting Admissions Committee Committee/Council Member May, 2012 - May, 2015
  • Social Committee Committee/Council Chair July, 2012 - July, 2014
  • Financial Coordinator Jr. Core Other July, 2012 - May, 2014

Professional Citizenship

  • Western Region Meeting, AAA Conference-Related Role October, 2015
  • Teaching Learning Curriculum, AAA, Nominations Committee Committee/Council Member August, 2015

Consulting

  • Textbook Consultant — Wrote questions for ACC 310 course--Norm Nemrow Accuracy checker and supplemental textbook update for Advanced Financial Accounting Textbook--Ted Christensen and David Cottrell September, 2011

Presentations

  • Student Engagement in Learning in Introductory Courses - AAA - Western Regional Meeting - 2016
  • Teaching Codification - AAA - Annual Meeting - 2016
  • - AAA - Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting - 2015
  • - AAA - Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting - 2014