Kranacher, Mary-Jo

Curriculum Vitae

Accounting and Finance

Phone: 718-262-2500
Office Location: AC-2B06E


Degree Institution Field Dates
MBA  St. John's University  Accounting  1981 
BS  York College, CUNY  Accounting  1979 
Mary-Jo Kranacher is a CPA and a certified fraud examiner (CFE). She is the ACFE Endowed Professor of Fraud Examination and chairman of the Department of Accounting & Finance in the School of Business & Information Systems. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of The CPA Journal, published monthly by the New York State Society of CPAs. Professor Kranacher was one of several subject matter experts who served on a project funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, which culminated in the development of a model curriculum for fraud and forensic accounting education. Professor Kranacher has conducted forensic investigations and she writes and speaks extensively on anti-fraud education, forensic accounting, fraud detection and deterrence, professional ethics, and accounting education. She was recently selected as the 2009 ACFE Educator of the Year, and co-authored Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination, a textbook published by John Wiley & Sons.

Areas of Expertise

Fraud and Forensic Accounting
Accounting Education
Professional Ethics

Books in Field Of Expertise

Kranacher, Riley, Wells. Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, June 2010. 542.

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Kranacher. "Not Everything That Counts Can Be Counted." The CPA Journal. October 2010: p.80.

Kranacher. "Interview with IASB Chair David Tweedie: Bringing the World Together on One Standard." The CPA Journal. October 2010: p. 17-23.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

ACFE 2009 Educator of the Year: July 2009.

York Alumni 2010 Distinguished Faculty: May 2010.

Offices Held In Professional Societies

President, Institute for Fraud Prevention (IFP): December 2009-present.

Committee Chair, ACFE Higher Education Committee: 2004-2006.

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