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Petro (Pete) Lisowsky is a Visiting Associate Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is currently also an Associate Professor of Accounting at Boston University's Questrom School of Business and an external research affiliate with the Norwegian Center for Taxation at the Norwegian School of Economics. He was previously a Visiting Associate Professor at MIT Sloan in 2015-16.
Lisowsky has research interests in U.S. and international corporate tax policy; tax reporting, disclosure, and organizational form; and financial reporting and audit choices of private companies. His research has been published in several leading accounting journals. He is teaching a course on taxes and business strategy to Sloan MBA students in the spring semester. Lisowsky has been an academic consultant to the Internal Revenue Service in 2005-2021, and worked at the U.S. Treasury Department, U.S. Defense Department, and Deloitte Tax LLP. He is currently the President of the American Taxation Association.
Lisowsky holds a BBA and Master of Accounting degrees, both from the University of Michigan, and a PhD from Boston University. He is a licensed CPA.
Donohoe, Michael P., Hansol Jang, and Petro Lisowsky. Journal of Accounting Research Vol. 60, No. 1 (2022): 201-259.
Demeré, Paul, Michael P. Donohoe, and Petro Lisowsky. Contemporary Accounting Research Vol. 37, No. 3 (2020): 1562-1597.
Lisowsky, Petro, and Michael Minnis. Journal of Accounting Research Vol. 58, No. 3 (2020): 547-588.
Donohoe, Michael P., Petro Lisowsky, and Michael A. Mayberry. Contemporary Accounting Research Vol. 36, No. 3 (2019): 1784-1823.
Hopland, Arnt O., Petro Lisowsky, Mohammed Mardan, and Dirk Schindler. The Accounting Review Vol. 93, No. 3 (2018): 163-183.
Lisowsky, Petro, Michael Minnis, and Andrew Sutherland. Journal of Accounting Research Vol. 55, No. 4 (2017): 745-794. SSRN.