Anthony is the Joseph F. Ford Professor of Accounting at Drexel University. He holds a BS degree in Accounting (1975) and an MBA degree in Finance (1977) from Drexel University, an MA degree in Accounting (1979) from the Wharton Graduate School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD degree in Accounting (1981) from Texas A&M University. Dr. Curatola joined the faculty of Louisiana State University in 1981 and returned to Drexel University in 1989 by accepting the appointment to the Joseph F. Ford Professor of Accounting Chair. 
Dr. Curatola’s area of research interest is the taxation of employee benefits. He has authored over 90 articles in his field that have appeared in journals such as The Tax Adviser; TAXES; Oil, Gas, and Energy Quarterly; Benefits Quarterly; Canadian Accounting Perspectives; Journal of Pension Planning and Compliance; Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research; and Tax Notes. Dr. Curatola’s findings also have appeared in media such as Forbes, the Washington Post, Money magazine, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times, to name a few. He is currently the Editor of the Tax Column for Strategic Finance, is an author of several MicroMash interactive education courses in the area of retirement taxation, including his latest on the Energy Tax Incentive Act of 2005, and is the author of the Enrolled Agent Exam Review course for Surgent. 
Dr. Curatola has chaired and served on the Tax Policy Research Oversight Committee for the American Taxation Association and more recently as a Trustee. In the IMA, he has served in various offices at the local and national levels, including National Vice President of Area C. Currently, he serves on the Foundation of Academic Research. Most recently, he was awarded the R. Lee Brummet Award in Academic Excellence from the IMA.