Massood Yahya-Zadeh is an associate professor of accounting. Prior to joining George Mason, he was on the faculty of George Washington, Georgetown, and Penn State Universities. Most recently, Yahya-Zadeh directed the tax and accounting division of TPI Group, Inc.
He holds a BS in mathematical economics and Econometrics from the London School of Economics, a Master's degree in Economics from LSE, and a PhD in accounting from Syracuse University. His areas of teaching and research include cost accounting, budgeting and strategic management. Yahya-Zadeh has served as a consultant for several IT companies and has provided strategic planning, as well as, advice on cost accounting and contracting with federal government, and related tax issues.