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Nathan S. Slavin

Professor of Accounting, Taxation, and Legal Studies in Business


Degrees

PHD, 1980, CUNY Baruch Coll; CPA, 1974, Unknown Coll; MBA, 1971, CUNY Baruch Coll; BS, 1969, CUNY Brooklyn Coll


Bio

Dr. Slavin earned a B.S. in accounting from Brooklyn College. He is a graduate of Bernard M. Baruch College of The City University of New York where he received an M.B.A. in Taxation and an M.Phil in Accounting. He holds a Ph.D. in accounting from the City University of New York, and he is licensed by New York State as a certified public accountant.

Dr. Slavin served as chair for the Department of Accounting, Taxation and Legal Studies in Business from 2007-2012.

Dr. Slavin gained his business experience with Deloitte & Touche. He has served as a consultant for corporations listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Dr. Slavin has held the position of financial vice-president for the Solomon Schechter Day School of Nassau County and High School of Long Island. He has served as chair for the Departmental Personnel Committee and was a member of the University’s Planning and Budget Committee.

Dr. Slavin has had articles published in Accounting Review, the CPA Journal and National Public Accountant. Dr. Slavin is the senior author of a two-volume CPA Review text Financial Accounting and Reporting for Business Enterprises, published by Kaplan Education Center, 2000. He is the author of Cost Accounting (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1986).

Dr. Slavin has had articles published in Accounting Review, the CPA Journal, The National Public Accountant, and the Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law. Dr. Slavin was the senior author of a two-volume CPA Review text on Financial Accounting and Reporting for Business Enterprises, published by Kaplan Education Center, 2000. He is the author of Cost Accounting (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1986). He has presented several academic papers and served as a reviewer and moderator for the Regional Northeast Decision Science Institute conferences from 2008-2012. 

Dr. Slavin received an award from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for work completed on his dissertation and was an American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium Fellow. Dr. Slavin is a recipient of the 1980-81 Faculty Service Award for Meritorious Service on the School of Business Executive Committee. He also received the Frank G. Zarb School of Business 2009 Dean’s Service Award. In 1988 Coopers & Lybrand awarded a special grant to Dr. Slavin for implementing various materials into the auditing curriculum. He is a member of the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


Teaching Interests

Financial and Managerial Accounting

Research Interests

Financial Accounting, Sarbanes Oxley Compliance, International Financial Reporting Standards-IFRS

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
ACCT 101 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING Undergraduate
ACCT 102 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING Undergraduate
ACCT 123 FINANCIAL ACCT THRY & PRAC 1 Undergraduate
ACCT 124 FINANCIAL ACCTNG THRY/PRAC 2 Undergraduate
ACCT 203 ACCT & FINANCIAL REPORTING Graduate
ACCT 231 COST ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS Graduate
ACCT 329 GRADUATE BASIC INTERNSHIP Graduate
ACCT 330 GRADUATE INTERNSHIP Graduate
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