Dr. Thomas Lechner


Department: Accounting
Associate Professor
Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Auditing, International Accounting                      

Office: Avon Williams Campus J420
Phone: 615.963.7168
Email: tlechner@tnstate.edu

  Bio Education Courses Taught Publications and Awards

Academic Papers and Articles

"An Investigation of Death Spiral Convertible Bonds", with Austin Dwyer, Yu Zhang, International Journal of Management Theory and Practice, forthcoming 2018.

"Raising Student Awareness of Management Accounting: A Pilot Program with Promise", with Roydon Strom, Strategic Finance, August 2014, Vol. 96, No. 2, pp.43-46.

"Using student response systems in the accounting classroom: Strengths, strategies and limitations", with Carla Carnaghan, Thomas Edmonds and Philip Olds, Journal of Accounting Education, December 2011, Volume 29, Issue 4, pp. 265-283. (Accepted June 2012.)

"FAS 162 Shifts GAAP Codification from Auditors to Entities", with David Meeting, Today's CPA, March/April 2010, Vol. 37 No. 5, pp. 38-43.

"New Developments in Tax-Advantaged Financing of Higher Education", with Bruce C. McClain and Abba Z. Spero, Journal of Financial Service Professionals, January 2003, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 53-63. Selected as paper of the year.

"A Proposal for an Environmentally Based Vehicle Registration Fee Structure", Critical Issues In International Environmental Taxation, CCH: Chicago, 2002, pp. 551-560.

"Differences between U.S. and Foreign GAAP: Implications for Small Business", with Jayne Fuglister and Robert Bloom. Today's CPA, March/April 2002, p. 22-25.

"Audit Strategies for Defending Against the Accumulated Earnings Tax", with Bruce W. McClain, Practical Tax Strategies, March 2000, p. 132-139. (Subsequently included in looseleaf service as "Try Direct Attacks to Defeat Accumulated Earnings Tax Assessments", with Bruce W. McClain, Tax Ideas, 4-19-00, pp. 6857-6871.)

"Measuring Non-manufacturing Productivity", with David Meeting, Corporate Controller, May/June 1999. pp. 17-21.

"The Relationship Between Takeover Premiums and the Tax Attributes of Acquired Firms", with Dean Crawford, Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, July 1996, pp. 807-830.

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