Derek Johnston is an associate professor of accounting at Colorado State University where he has taught a variety of financial accounting courses since 2002. He holds a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder, an M.S. in accounting from American University, and a B.A. in economics from McDaniel College. Most recently, his research has focused primarily on issues that lie at the intersection of tax and financial reporting. Derek's scholarly work has been published in journals such as Contemporary Accounting Research, The Journal of the American Taxation Association, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and European Accounting Review.