Michael Calegari is Associate Professor of the Department of Accounting and the Director of the Center for Accounting Research and Education (CARE).
Dr. Calegari's teaching and research interests are mainly in financial statement analysis and taxation. His research has been published in several leading accounting and tax journals, including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research, National Tax Journal, and The Journal of the American Taxation Association. Past teaching honors include the 2019 SCU Accelerated Cooperate Education (ACE) Leadership Program Outstanding Faculty Award, the 2016 and 2015 SCU Accounting Association Professor of the Year Award, and the 2004 American Taxation Association Deloitte Teaching Innovation Award.
Before joining Santa Clara University in 2000, Dr. Calegari worked as a CPA in the Bay Area for about ten years and served as an associate professor at Georgia State University. In 2011, he was Professor-in-Residence at KPMG in Mountain View, California. His academic degrees include a B.S.B.A. from the University of San Francisco, a M.S. in Taxation from Golden Gate University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. After joining Santa Clara University, he served as chair of the accounting department during the years 2003-2008 and has taught the lead course in the CAAP Program since 2002.