Peter M. Johnson
Dr. Peter M. Johnson, CPA, is the PricewaterhouseCoopers Fellow and an assistant professor of accounting at the School of Accountancy in the Marriott School of Management. He received his PhD in accounting from Arizona State University and BS and MS degrees from Southern Utah University (SUU). He teaches intermediate and advanced financial accounting and serves as coordinator for the research and teaching workshops for the School of Accountancy.
Prior to teaching at BYU, Dr. Johnson worked in public accounting for six years and was a senior accountant for Grant Thornton LLP. He also taught at BYU–Hawaii, where he was twice named the School of Business Professor of the Year in 1994 and 1996. In 1997 he received the distinction of BYU–Hawaii Teacher of the Year for excellence in teaching, research, and service.
Professor Johnson has worked as a volunteer in several community organizations and serves on the board of directors for the United Way Foundation and the Friends of America Foundation. Some of his Church responsibilities have included elders quorum president, member of a ward bishopric, Young Men president, and stake financial clerk. He and his wife, Stephanie Lyn Chadwick, are the parents of four children.