Hughlene Burton

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Associate Professor of Accounting
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Hughlene Burton, a Certified Public Accountant, joined the Belk College in 1996 from San Jose State University. Before her career in academia, she was a tax manager with Ernst & Young in Charlotte and Greensboro, N.C. Dr. Burton has taught tax courses for numerous professional groups. Her research interests include corporate integration, tax policy, and corporate and international tax issues. Dr. Burton is a member of the American Accounting Association, the American Taxation Association and the tax division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She currently serves on the Partnership Taxation Tax Resource Panel for the AICPA. She has published numerous articles in tax and legal journals. Dr. Burton is an affiliate faculty member with the Doctorate in Administration program.


Ph.D., University of Alabama
B.S., Wake Forest University


Individual taxation
International taxation
Partnership taxation
Tax policy