Associate Professor, School of Accountancy
Irvin L. (“Tank”) Tankersley received his B.B.A. from the University of Memphis (1967) and his J.D. from Tulane University (1972). Born in England, he has lived most of his life in Memphis. He is a Vietnam veteran. He has served as General Counsel, Tennessee Department of Public Welfare (now Tennessee Department of Human Services), Shelby County, and as General Counsel for Richards Manufacturing Company, Memphis, Tennessee. He joined the fcbe_faculty of The University of Memphis in 1973.
Professor Tankersley has published in the American Business Law Journal, Case Research Journal, and the Tennessee Bar Journal. He has presented numerous papers at regional and national meetings of professional organizations.