William D. Stout is an Associate Professor at the University of Louisville. Dr. Stout joined the faculty of the School of Accountancy in 1996, and was named director in 2005. He held that position until June 2021, returning to faculty.
Prior to his academic career, Dr. Stout was Corporate Accounting and Internal Control Director at The NutraSweet Company, Manager of Accounting Research at Monsanto Company, Manager of Corporate Accounting at Insilco Corporation, Research Associate at the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and Audit Senior with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC).
He has been actively involved with the Kentucky Society of CPAs, Metro United Way, and Goodwill Industries of Kentucky where he is currently a board member and treasurer. Dr. Stout has also served on twenty accreditation review teams for AACSB and is currently a member of the AACSB Accounting Accreditation Committee. Dr. Stout is a registered CPA in Connecticut. He received his PhD in Accounting from the University of South Florida.
- PhD (Business Administration) University of South Florida, 1997
- MBA (Accountancy) University of Illinois, 1973
- BA (Business Administration) Albion College, 1971
Awards & Honors
Kentucky Society of CPAs
University of Louisville
Recent Research & Publications
Auto lease vs. purchase under the economic stimulus act of 2008Practical Tax Strategies. June 1, 2008
Auto lease vs. purchase: guidance for business ownersPractical Tax Strategies. September 3, 2006
Revenue recognition revolutionized: The brave new world of RFID chipsCPA Journal. July 4, 2006
Passenger vehicle lease vs. purchase for business usersPractical Tax Strategies. May 1, 2003