New Faculty: Debra Salbador, Professor of Practice in Accounting

headshot of Debra Salbador in an atrium

Debra Salbador joins the faculty as a professor of practice after serving last year as a visiting lecturer. Prior to coming to the Freeman School, Salbador served on the faculty of Virginia Tech for 25 years, retiring as an Associate Professor Emerita. Upon returning to her hometown of New Orleans in 2019, she served as a visiting assistant professor of accounting at the University of New Orleans for three years. She has published in journals including The Journal of the American Taxation AssociationJournal of Accounting Literature and Tax Notes. Prior to beginning her academic career, Salbador practiced as a CPA in public accounting and industry, primarily in the area of taxation. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of New Orleans and a PhD from the University of South Carolina.