Richard C. Jones
Associate Professor of Accounting, Taxation, and Legal Studies in Business
Degrees: PHD, 2001, Rutgers Univ; CPA, 1981, Unknown Coll; BS, 1979, Drexel Univ
Dr. Jones is a certified public accountant and has a B.S. in accounting from Drexel University and a Ph.D. in accounting from Rutgers University.
Dr. Jones’ business experience includes six years as a vice president at Chemical Banking Corporation, where he was a divisional controller. In addition, for three years he was a member of the staff of the Financial Accounting Standards Board where he specialized in public utility issues. Dr. Jones began his professional career with the Melville office of Arthur Andersen and Co.
Dr. Jones has served as a discussant and reviewer for several academic conferences. He has authored or co-authored accounting articles that have appeared in several conference proceedings and professional journals. Dr. Jones also authored a chapter on international accounting and auditing issues for the Accountants’ Handbook and contributes extensively to American Institute of CPAs’ publications.
Dr. Jones’ research interests include auditing, auditor’s decision-making behavior, and international accounting and auditing standard setting.
Dr, Jones has received several awards for teaching excellence, including the Hofstra University Frank G. Zarb Dean’s Outstanding Teacher Award (2002), the Hofstra University Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award (2001), and the Dominic Marsicovetere Faculty Award for Outstanding Dedication to the Students (1999).
Dr. Jones is a member of the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of CPAs.