Michael Calegari is Director of the CAAP Program and Associate Professor of the Department of Accounting at Santa Clara University. He is a licensed CPA in California. In 2011, Dr. Calegari was Professor-in-Residence at KPMG in Mountain View, California, where he worked on several engagements involving accounting for income tax provisions.
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, Issues in Accounting Education, National Tax Journal, Tax Notes, and Journal of the American Taxation Association. In 2004, Dr. Calegari was co-recipient of the Deloitte Teaching Innovation Award from the American Taxation Association.
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. 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.
Dr. Calegari is married to Dr. Mary Calegari, an accounting professor at San Jose State University. They live in Santa Clara.