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Colleen M. Green

Professor of Practice
3015 Pamplin (0101)
880 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado




Professor Green joined the Pamplin College of Business in the fall of 2019. She holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado Law School, a Masters Degree in Tax Accounting from the University of Alabama, and a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Virginia Tech.  Previously, she served as an assistant professor at George Mason University School of Business and the Antonin Scalia Law School.  Professor Green is a member of the D.C. Bar and a CPA licensed in Georgia, Virginia, and Washington, DC.

Before joining academia, Professor Green worked in public accounting for nearly two decades in the area of taxation. She spent the majority of her career at PwC’s Washington National Tax Services practice, advising clients and PwC practice offices on a variety of federal taxation issues in the manufacturing, utilities, entertainment, and technology industries.  As a director in PwC's Federal Tax Services group, Professor Green researched and drafted technical memoranda and opinion letters, analyzed contracts, and defended tax positions in controversies with the IRS.  During her career at PwC, Professor Green taught numerous classes at firmwide CPE conferences, developed a tax research training curriculum for the entire U.S. tax practice, and wrote thought leadership articles and other position papers.