Jean Wells, Interim Chair and an Associate Professor, Howard University School of Business, Department of Accounting
(Graduate of Howard University – Bachelors in Accounting)
Jean is a licensed CPA and attorney and teaches tax and accounting courses at Howard University. Ms. Wells is the faculty advisor for the National Association of Black Accountants and the supervising faculty coordinator for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. In 2007,
Ms. Wells was the first Professor in Residence in KPMG’s Washington National Tax Legislative and Regulatory Services Group where she conducted tax research and tracked legislative and regulatory tax developments during a six-month residency program.
In 2016, Ms. Wells appeared on the television series Criminals at Work where she detailed how the largest District of Columbia government-related embezzlement occurred.
Ms. Wells has authored several articles, some of which have appeared in the Journal of Accountancy and The CPA Journal. Ms. Wells has revised book chapters for the BNA Tax Practice Series.
Ms. Wells has held membership in the AICPA, MACPA, American Bar Association, American Tax Association, and American Association of Attorney-CPA and has served on committees in some of these organizations. Ms. Wells earned a Bachelor’s in Business Administration (B.B.A.) Accounting from Howard University and a Juris Doctorate from George Washington University.