Janie Whiteaker-Poe

Assistant Professor - Accounting & Business Law

Contact Information

Campus Phone:  (254) 710-3372
Fax:  (254) 710-1067
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98002
Waco, TX  76798-8002
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation¬†110.12

Office Hours

M-R 2:00-3:30

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Baylor University (August 14, 2013 - Present)
  • Manager, Federal Audit Practice Group, KPMG LLP, Washington D.C. (January 2005 - August 2006)
  • Senior Associate, Federal Audit Practice Group, R. Navarro & Associates, Inc., San Diego, CA (February 2003 - December 2004)
  • Associate, Watkins Consulting, Inc., Washington, D.C. (March 2000 - January 2003)
  • Associate, Litigation Consulting Group, Ernst & Young, LLP, Washington, D.C. (March 1999 - February 2000)
  • Contract Attorney, Cooper, Carvin, and Rosenthal, Washington D.C. (October 1998 - February 1999)

Licensures and Certifications

  • CPA, State of Missouri (November 1, 2002 - September 30, 2014)

Professional Memberships

  • American Accounting Association
  • American Taxation Assocation


Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Making Tax Havens Work: The necessity of tax professionalism," Accounting and the Public Interest, (June 2018) (coauthors: Marty Stuebs).

"Tired of Giving Free Tax Advice? Some Help from Benjamin Franklin," Tax Notes, (July 2015) (coauthors: Blaine McCormick).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Tax Implications of the Windsor Opinion and Revenue Ruling 2013-17 for Same-Sex Couples," Today's CPA, (December 2013).

Presentations and Proceedings

"Making tax havens work: The Necessity of tax professionalism," presented at the 2015 Conference of the Public Interest Section, Crystal City, Virginia, March 2015 (coauthors: Marty Stuebs).

"Tax Haven Investments: Good Business or Bad Behavior," presented at the 18th International Symposium Ethics, Business and Society, Barcelona, Spain, June 2014 (coauthors: Marty Stuebs).

"Nothing to See Here: International Tax Risk Measures Undermined by Tax Haven Opacity," presented at the 37th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Tallinn, Estonia, May 2014 (coauthors: Raquel Alexander, Jeff Gramlich).
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