Faculty & Research

Mary Margaret Frank

Mary Margaret Frank, Associate Professor of Business Administration

  • BS, MAcc, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Office: FOB 291E
Phone: +1-434-924-4432
E-mail: FrankM@darden.virginia.edu


Associate Professor of Business Administration Mary Margaret Frank teaches in the Accounting area at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. Frank is an academic director for Darden's Institute for Business in Society (IBiS). Her current research focuses on the effects of regulated disclosure on the strategy of corporate management, investors and entrepreneurs. Her interest in regulated disclosure focuses on financial accounting, tax and patent reporting. Additional academic interests include the integration of business principles and public policy objectives and public-private partnerships.

Prior to joining the Darden faculty in 2002, Frank taught at the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business and at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. She practiced as a CPA and worked for Arthur Andersen in Washington, D.C. as a senior tax consultant. She is currently on the board of directors and chairperson of the Audit Committee of the Female Health Company (FHC).


Tax and Financial Reporting
Tax Planning
Mergers and Acquisitions
Public-Private Partnerships

MBA Courses

First Year Accounting
Taxation and Management Decisions
Taxation of Mergers and Acquisitions
Patents and Corporate Value: An Exploration of Public Policy, Business Strategy, and Financial Reporting
Public-Private Partnerships: Fighting HIV/Aids in the United States

Executive Education Courses

National Institute for the Blind