College of Business Mississippi State University

Faculty & Staff

 Noel D. Addy, Jr., CPA Ph.D.
  • Noel D. Addy, Jr., CPA Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor of Accountancy
  • 301B
  • Office: 662.325.1644
  • Department: 662.325.3710


  • Ph.D., University of Florida, Accounting
  • MS, University of Arizona, Accounting
  • BS, University of Arizona, Accounting

Recent Publications

  • "An Examination of Internships and Job Opportunities", with John Thomas Rigsby, Jr., Clyde Herring, and Donna Polledo, Journal of Applied Business Research, 2013, vol. 29, no. 4.
  • "The failure of private foundations to anticipate distribution shortfalls, causing effective tax rates greater than 100%", Advances in Taxation, 2012, vol. 20, p 29-67.

Recent Presentations

  • ""Taxable Income, the Civil Service, and the Civil War"", with John T. Rigsby and Xiaoyan Tony Chu, 2017 Southeast Region meeting, Miami, FL, 2017.
  • "Determinants of delay in adopting the 2013 COSO integrated framework", with Nathan Berglund, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, 2016.
  • "Determinants of delay in adopting the 2013 COSO integrated framework", with Nathan Berglund and , Public Interest Section mid-year meeting, Winter Park, FL, 2016.
  • "Survival Analysis of CFOs in the Presence of Tax Conflict", with Frances McNair and Spencer Usrey, Annual Meeting, Chicago, ILL, 2015.
  • "Experiences with Student Projects Involving Compustat Data Noel Addy, Mississippi State University Maria Leach, The University of Southern Mississippi ", with Maria Leach, Annual Meeting, Chicago, ILL, 2015.
  • ""An Unfunded War: Ulysses S. Grant and the Repeal of the Income Tax", with John Thomas Rigsby, Jr. and Chu Xiaoyan, 40th Anniversary AAH Annual Conference, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2013.
  • "An Unfunded War: Ulysses S Grant and the repeal of the income tax", with Chu Xiaoyan and John Thomas Rigsby, Jr., American Accounting Association Annual Meeting - Anaheim, CA, Anaheim, CA, 2013.


  • CPA, State of Mississippi .