Professor Burke, Chairperson
231 Leo A. Guthart Hall for Innovation & Discovery
Professors Basile, Bass, Burke, López, Maccarrone, Petra, Polimeni, Slavin
Associate Professors Jones, Sledgianowski, Vogel, Weisel
Assistant Professors Bakarich, Castonguay, Hirsch, Young
The Chaykin Endowed Chair in Accounting is held by Dr. Ralph Polimeni.
The Chaykin Distinguished Professor in Accounting is held by Dr. Jacqueline Burke.
The Cypres Family Distinguished Professorship in Legal Studies in Business is held by Professor Victor López.
See Endowed Chairs and Distinguished Professors .
The Department of Accounting, Taxation and Legal Studies in Business in the Frank G. Zarb School of Business is committed to the advancement of knowledge and the preparation of individuals for careers in accounting and business. The faculty strives for excellence in teaching, research, and service to the Department, the Zarb School of Business, the University, and the community. The Department is dedicated to providing students with the knowledge, skills, and analytical tools necessary to become successful and ethical professionals. The Department encourages and values a mix of discipline-based scholarship, contributions to practice, and learning and pedagogical research. Given the Department’s primary focus on licensure-qualifying baccalaureate and applied graduate degree programs, and on undergraduate programs in legal studies in business, the Department expects a majority of the intellectual contributions to be of an applied nature. The Department supports professional interaction among faculty, practitioners, and students and encourages involvement with local, regional, national, and international organizations.