Brandi  Holley
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Brock School of Business
Department of Accounting
301 E Cooney Hall

Brandi Holley joined the Brock School of Business accounting faculty in 2020. She teaches Income Tax I and II, and Government and Nonprofit Accounting.

Holley is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Alabama and Mississippi. Prior to earning her Ph.D. in Accountancy from the University of Mississippi, Holley worked in public accounting in Oxford, Mississippi, and Nashville, Tennessee, for a total of seven years and in the nonprofit sector for two years. Holley’s predominant research interest is accounting history.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in Art History and her Master of Taxation also from the University of Mississippi.

Degrees and Certifications 

  • B.A., Art History, University of Mississippi
  • M.S., Taxation, University of Mississippi
  • Ph.D., Accountancy, University of Mississippi


  • The Power of One: A Memorial to Dr. Larzette Golden Hale (1920-2015),” (2023) with LaToya Flint, Accounting Historians Journal.“
  • Lessons from a Tax Education Pioneer: A Tribute to Edward J. Filbey,” (2022) with Joshua Simer, Accounting Historians Journal
  • "The Townsend Journal: Accounting for the Maritime Trade in 1840s Boston Based on B. F. Foster’s Approach,” (2021) with Dale Flesher, Accounting Historians Journal.
  • “Maurice E. Peloubet: A Life of Impact on Accountancy and Society,” (2020) with Dale Flesher, The CPA Journal.
  • “A Serendipitous Discovery in the Deloitte Digital Collection: A Land-Lover and His Land.” (2017), Accounting Historians Journal.