Claudia Kelley, PhD, CPA


  • Ph.D., University of Alabama
  • M.Tx., University of Alabama
  • M.S., University of Illinois
  • B.S., Waynesburg University

CPA in the state of North Carolina

Claudia Kelley is a Professor of Accounting at Appalachian State University. Her research has been published in The Tax Adviser, the Journal of Accountancy, Taxes, The CPA Journal, Financial and Estate Planning, Journal of Real Estate Taxation and others. She has 15 years of work experience in public accounting and industry. Claudia is a member of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the NCACPA Society.


Tax Courses (both the undergraduate and graduate level), Accounting Regulation, Principles of Accounting

Research Interests

Federal and state taxation, Tax policy, Tax and other issues related to non-profit organizations

Title: Professor
Department: Department of Accounting

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6216

Fax: (828) 262-6640

Office address
3120 Peacock Hall