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

Clovey, Robert
Clovey, Robert
Associate Professor
P:718-262-2514
O: AC-2C10

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.


Full-Time Faculty

Amaghionyeodiwe, Lloyd
Amaghionyeodiwe, Lloyd
Assistant Professor
P:718-262-2517
O: AC-2B06J
Dr. Lloyd Amaghionyeodiwe holds a B.Sc, M.Sc and Ph.D. degrees in Economics as well as an MS degree in Information Systems. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) who has several years of experience as a lecturer/professor, researcher, analyst, economist and consultant. 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 Sector Finance & Health Economics. He is a member of professional organizations among which are 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 Department at York College, City University of New York.

Bharosay, Boadnarine
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 Degree 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.


Chanel, Gerri
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 developed and led numerous accounting and tax training programs in her corporate and public accounting roles and has also taught graduate and undergraduate accounting and tax courses in Paris, France. Professor Chanel 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.

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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, Chris
Hsu, Chris
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
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.

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

Professor Emeriti

Part-Time Faculty

 Bhoomdat, Ganeshram, Adjunct Professor

 Green, Mark, Adjunct Lecturer

 Hariraj, Mahendra, Adjunct Lecturer

 Levin, Mark, Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Pryce, Andrea, Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Quaye, Elizabeth, Adjunct Lecturer

College Laboratory Technician

Staff

 Dolezalek, Minerva, College Assistant