Areas of Expertise
Taxpayer Compliance, Tax Education, Preparer-Client Relationship, Progressivity
- Ph.D., Accounting, University of Colorado, 1986
- M.S., Spanish, Indiana State University, 1978
- B.S., Spanish, Indiana University, 1971
- Chair, KSB Honors Program, 1999-2004
- Financial Planning Board, Administrative Council, Trustee, Strategic Planning Committee, First United Methodist Church, 1995-present
- Visiting Professor, Tax Policy, University of Canterbury, 1996
- Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, 1986-1988
- Assistant Professor, Colorado State University, 1985-1986
- CPA, Tax Manager, Gaddy & CO, Arkansas, 1978-1981
- Billing Officer, US Air Force, 1973-1975
- Former secondary teacher of Spanish, English, and Drama, 1972-1973
Awards, Honors & Certificates
- Trustees' Teaching Award (2006, 2007)
- Selected as the Erskine Visiting Fellow at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand (1996)
- Outstanding Teacher in the Indiana University School of Business, Alpha Kappa Psi (1996)
- Selected to FACET, an Indiana University forum for those achieving excellence in their teaching careers (1995)
- School of Business Competitive Research Grants (1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2007)
- Ernst & Young Faculty Fellow (1995 to 1997)
- The Indiana University President's Award for outstanding teaching, with competition from all eight campuses (1994)
- Faculty Group Leader for the American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium (1994 and 1995)
- Schulyer F. Otteson IU School of Business Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award, (1993)
- Alpha Kappa Psi, 1993 Outstanding Teacher in the Indiana University School of Business
- Alpha Kappa Psi, 1993 Outstanding Teacher in the Department of Accounting
- Recipient of the Best Faculty Paper Award for the 1991 Midwest Region American Accounting Association
- Finalist, Schulyer F. Otteson Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award (1991 and 1992)
- Ernst and Young Tax Research Grant Recipient (May 1991) -- Joint project with R. Parry (Funding - $15,000)
- KPMG Peat Marwick Tax Research Grant Recipient (June-July 1991) -- Joint project with R. Parry (Funding - $30,000)
- Selected attendee to the Arthur Young Stanford Summer Tax Conference (1989)
- Arthur Young Tax Research Grant Recipient (Summer 1989) -- Joint project with M. L. Roberts (Funding - $30,000)
- Peat Marwick Faculty Fellow (1987-92)
- Mortar Board, President (1971)
- Hite, P. A. (2010). Research Impacting Taxpayer and Tax Preparer Compliance. IRS Research Bulletin.
- Fatemi, D., Hasseldine, J., and Hite, P. A. (2008). Resisting Framing Effects: The Importance of Prior Attitude on Estate Tax Preferences. Journal of the American Taxation Association, 30(1), 101-122..
- Hite, P. A. (2007). Tax Rate Preferences, Understanding the Effects of Perceived and Actual Current Tax Assessments. IRS Research Bulletin, Internal Revenue Service Statistics of Income Division: Publication 1500, 23-50.
- Hite, P. A., and Hasseldine, J. (2007). Developing a Tax Compliance Strategy for Revenue Services. Tax Notes, 117(4), 379-388.
- Hasseldine, J., Hite, P. A., James, S., and Toumi, M. (2007). Persuasive Communications: Tax Compliance Enforcement Strategies for Sole Proprietors. Contemporary Accounting Research, 24(1), 171-194.
- Hite, P. A. (2003). The Effects of Attribute Framing and Political Party Affiliation on Taxpayer Preferences. eJournal of Tax Research, 1(1), 2-18.
- Hasseldine, J., and Hite, P. A. (2003). Tax Practitioner Credentials and the Incidence of IRS Audit Adjustments. Accounting Horizons, 17(3), 1-14.
- Hite, P. A. (2002). Current Trends in Tax Education Research. American Taxation Association Mid-Year Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
- Hite, P. A. (1998). An Examination of Factors Influencing the Financial Reporting Decisions of Small Business Owner-Managers. Behavioral Research in Accounting, 10, 159-178.
- Christensen, A., and Hite, P. A. (1997). An Investigation of Factors Affecting Taxpayer Compliance Decisions on Ambiguous Issues. The Journal of the American Taxation Association, 19, 1-18.
- Hite, P. A., and Parry, Jr., R. W. (1994). A Study of the Effectiveness of Writing Exercises as Elaboration Techniques for Teaching Tax. The Journal of the American Tax Association, 16(1), 172-186.
- Bradley, C., Hite, P. A., and Roberts, M. L. (1994). Understanding Progressivity: An Empirical Investigation of Preferences Using Abstract and Concrete Information. Public Opinion Quarterly, 58, 165-190.
- Hite, P. A., and McGill, G. (1992). An Examination of Taxpayer Preferences for Aggressive Tax Advice. National Tax Journal, 45, 389-403.
- Ayres, F., Hite, P. A., and Jackson, B. (1989), The Economic Benefits of Regulation: Evidence from Professional Tax Preparers. The Accounting Review, 64(2), 300-312.
- Hite, P. A. (1988). The Effect of Peer Reporting Behavior on Taxpayer Compliance. Journal of American Taxation Association, 10, 47-64.
- Hite, P. A. (1987). An Application of Meta-Analysis and an Application for Bankruptcy Prediction Studies. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 39, 155-161.
Edited on August 1, 2017