Paul Caselton, J.D., visiting professor of accountancy, received a Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School in 1985. He received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois Urbana in 1982, and was awarded a Sells Award for the May 1982 CPA examination.
From 2011 until he joined UIS full-time in January of 2016, he taught courses in tax, introductory financial accounting and business law as an adjunct lecturer. He worked for the Illinois Department of Revenue from 1996 through 2015, and was Deputy General Counsel – Income Tax from 1998 on. He worked for the law firm of Hopkins & Sutter in Chicago from 1985 through 1995, specializing in federal income tax and Illinois tax matters. He served in the Navy from 1973 through 1978.
His teaching and research interests include tax and state government.