Alison Mackie

Lecturer, Dhaliwal-Reidy School of Accountancy

McClelland Hall 301X
1130 East Helen Street 
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108 

Areas of Expertise

Internal Control
Government Budgeting
Managerial accounting

Alison Mackie joined the Dhaliwal-Reidy School of Accountancy as a full-time lecturer in fall 2022 after 12 years of working in the private sector. After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona, Alison launched her career as an auditor at Deloitte. Subsequent experience includes conducting internal audits at a large oil and gas corporation, monitoring and reporting on the Navy’s regional budget while living overseas in Italy, and managing Sarbanes-Oxley compliance at the former Raytheon Missiles and Defense headquartered in Tucson, AZ. During that time, she also served as a Facilitator and Adjunct Lecturer for several financial accounting courses. Alison is a certified public accountant with an active license in the state of Arizona and earned her MBA from Washington State University.


  • Certified Public Accountant, active license

Professional Associations

  • Faculty Advisor, Accounting Student Association and Beta Alpha Psi
  • Faculty Advisor, Deloitte Audit Innovation Campus Challenge


  • ACCT 210 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 310 Cost and Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 420/520 Introduction to Federal Taxation
  • ACCT 580 Communication Skills for the Accounting Profession

Awards and Honors


  • MBA, Washington State University, 2015
  • BS in Accounting, University of Arizona, 2008