Faculty / Staff

More than a dozen full and part time faculty teach in the Accounting and Finance Department. Their specialties include: financial accounting and reporting, fraud examination, financial forensics, professional ethics, finance, federal and local taxes, and auditing.

Department Chair

Bharosay, Boadnarine
Professor
P:718-262-2519
O: AC-2C11

Boadnarine Bharosay is a certified public accountant (CPA) in both the States of New York and Florida. He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of York College with a Master's degree in accounting and a Post-Master,s Certification in taxation. Professor Bharosay has extensive experience in public accounting, particularly in small business consultation, income taxes and auditing. He has authored and presented various seminars to professional groups including The NYSS CPA. He has authored articles for both The CPA journal and Community - Link. Under his leadership, grants were obtained and new curricula were developed in Aviation Management, Mortgage Finance and Computer Applications in Business. He served as Director/Consultant to several different organizations, including CPA. firms.


Full-Time Faculty

Amaghionyeodiwe, Lloyd
Asst Professor
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Dr. Lloyd Amaghionyeodiwe is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) who worked as a lecturer, researcher, analyst, economist and consultant in many institutions for over 15 years. He holds a B.Sc, M.Sc and Ph.D. degrees in Economics and worked as a professor in Nigeria, The West Indies (Jamaica), Prince Georges Comm. College and Strayer University. He served as a reviewer for many journals and has a good research record with many publications to his credit. His research activities have taken him to several international conferences, workshop and Seminars around the world. His current research interests include Finance, Small Business Mgt & IT, and Public Finance & Health Economics. He is a member of the American Economic Association (AEA), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), African Finance & Economics Association (AFEA) and the Nigerian Economic Society (NES). He is currently an Assistant Prof. in the Accounting & Finance Dept. at York College, the City University of New York.

Bain, Bridgette
Assistant Professor
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Bharosay, Boadnarine
Professor
P:718-262-2519
O: AC-2C11

Boadnarine Bharosay is a certified public accountant (CPA) in both the States of New York and Florida. He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of York College with a Master's degree in accounting and a Post-Master,s Certification in taxation. Professor Bharosay has extensive experience in public accounting, particularly in small business consultation, income taxes and auditing. He has authored and presented various seminars to professional groups including The NYSS CPA. He has authored articles for both The CPA journal and Community - Link. Under his leadership, grants were obtained and new curricula were developed in Aviation Management, Mortgage Finance and Computer Applications in Business. He served as Director/Consultant to several different organizations, including CPA. firms.


Bhoomdat, Ganeshram
Professor
P:718-262-2500
O: AC-2B06

Chanel, Gerri
Associate Professor
P:718 262-5185
O: AC-2C09
Gerri Chanel, CPA, MBA teaches financial accounting and income taxation. Professor Chanel has over 25 years of experience in the accounting field, including roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young and as the manager in charge of U.S. taxes for a Fortune 500 corporation. She has been widely published in business and professional publications and is a recipient of the Connecticut Society of CPAs' Distinguished Author Award. Her research interests include various areas of taxation, including the effect of cultural factors, social norms, and enforcement mechanisms on tax compliance behavior and the history of accounting and taxation, as well as practices in accounting education.

Clovey, Robert
Associate Professor
P:718-262-2514
O: AC-2B06

Robert Clovey teaches individual income taxation and all areas of financial accounting (principles through advanced accounting) at the undergraduate level.  He also teaches international accounting and advanced financial accounting theory at the graduate level.  His research interests include income tax and accounting education – teaching and learning of accounting through applied scholarship.  He is currently working on a paper on students’ perceptions of skills acquired after participating in the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, and another one on the impact of the VITA program on students’ interest in the study of income tax.  In addition, he has published three articles in the CPA Journal on recent changes in the IRS tax code.


Gellis, Harold
Professor
P:718-262-2523
O: AC-2B13

Expertise in trends and developments in emerging technologies and the strategic use of technology in business.
Expertise in socio-economic, business, and demographic and geopolitical trends in China, and the global interdependencies between China and the US economies. See: “Most Prolific Authors in Publication of System Articles 1984-2000”, Journal of Emerging Technologies, Efendi, Mulig and Smith, p 126, 2006. See: “China: A Demographic and Business Update”, Academic Affairs Update, Vol. 11, Issue 2, March 2008.



Hsu, Chun-Pin
Associate Professor
P:718-262-2513
O: AC-4G04G

Dr. Hsu received his doctoral degree from The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Previously, he worked in the finance department of an international airline company. Before joining York College, Dr. Hsu taught at Queens College and Hunter College since 2005, where he instructed several Finance and Economics courses, including Corporate Finance, Investment Analysis, Financial Markets and Institutions, Statistics, and Microeconomics.

Dr. Hsu’s research interest is in quantitative finance and its applications in risk management and investment. He has been acknowledged as a lifetime member of Beta Gamma Sigma, and has been awarded the Golden Key medal. He has presented his research papers at several major academic conferences, and he serves as a referee for the Journal of Future Markets, Journal of International Money and Finance,International Journal of Finance and Economics, and Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications.


Kranacher, Mary-Jo
Professor
P:718-262-2500
O: AC-2B06E
Mary-Jo Kranacher is a CPA, a certified fraud examiner (CFE), and certified in financial forensics (CFF). She is the ACFE Endowed Professor of Fraud Examination and former department chair. She was the Editor-in-Chief of The CPA Journal from January 2006 through June 2013. Professor Kranacher served on a project funded by the U.S. DoJ, which culminated in the development of a model curriculum for fraud and forensic accounting education. She has conducted forensic investigations and writes and speaks extensively on forensic accounting, and fraud detection and deterrence. She has been recognized for her work with the following awards: 2009 ACFE Educator of the Year; 2010 York Alumni Distinguished Faculty; 2010 Fraud Magazine Columnist Recognition; 2012 ACFE Hubbard Award, and 2013 KPMG Competitive Manuscript Award for Best Research Paper (AAA FIA section). She also co-authored Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination, a bestselling textbook published by Wiley & Sons.

Ruiz, Rosemarie
Associate Professor
P:718-262-2521
O: AC-2B13

Stern, Lorraine
Assistant Professor
P:718-262-2516
O: AC-2B06C

Financial statements are a major way that companies convey the value of their assets and the results of their operations.  This area has become newsworthy since banks and other financial firms value their assets using various methods.  The method that they choose will impact on their net income or loss.The accounting profession continues to strive to prepare students to meet the expectations of prospective employers and to enter an evolving profession.


Professor Emeriti

Part-Time Faculty

 Adeyemo, Kolade, Adjunct Lecturer

 Ishmael, Mohamood, Adjunct Lecturer

 Ishmel, Mohamood, Adjunct Lecturer

 Levin, Mark, Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Pika-Winter, Esselin, Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Sertima, Michael Van, Adjunct Lecturer

 Shaw , James, Adjunct Lecturer

College Laboratory Technician

Staff

 Amaghionyeodiwe, Lloyd, Assistant Professor

 Dolezalek, Minerva, College Assistant

 Small, Merris, Lecturer

 Stroud, Bernadette, Office Assistant