lecturer - accounting department
Fulton Hall 224A
Edward Taylor has taught a variety of accounting and taxation courses at Boston College since 1986 at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He is a Certified Public Accountant and spent five years with the international accounting firm of KPMG.
He has taught over 160 courses in topics such as financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, federal taxation, advanced accounting, auditing and assurance and consulting services. During this time, Taylor has been involved in extensive faculty service with the student body. He is the faculty advisor to the Accounting Academy, and is the coordinator for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. In addition, Taylor advises many students and has assisted them in finding internships and fulltime employment.
Taylor has won numerous teaching awards during his career at Boston College including:
- In 2004, Taylor was the ninth recipient of the Mary Kaye Waldron award. The Mary Kaye Waldron Award, established in 1996 by the UGBC, seeks to honor a member of the faculty or staff who has demonstrated a continuing commitment to the values and Jesuit ideals of Boston College. It is the only award of its kind that is nominated and selected entirely by students and awarded because of his dedication to students inside and outside of the classroom.
- In 2005, 2011 and 2013, Taylor won the Carroll School of Management Honors Program Outstanding Teaching Award.
- In 2012, Taylor was awarded Massachusetts Society of CPA's Outstanding Educator of the Year. This award recognizes excellence in teaching and motivating students, contributions to the accounting profession, active participation in the Society and efforts in serving as a liaison between the classroom and the business world.
- In 2012, Taylor was awarded the Carroll School of Management Distinguished Teaching Award. This award recognizes excellence in undergraduate teaching at the Carroll School of Management.