Associate Professor of Accounting, Taxation, and Legal Studies in Business
Degrees: PHD, 2001, New York Univ; MS, 1992, Long Island Univ, CW Post Cam; CPA, 1985, Unknown Coll; BBA, 1983, Hofstra Univ
Dr. Basile holds a B.B.A. in accounting from Hofstra University where he graduated with highest honors distinction, an M.S. in taxation from Long Island University and a Ph.D. from New York University. As an undergraduate Dr. Basile assisted in the research and editing of two textbooks and a review book. In order to earn the highest honors distinction, Dr. Basile wrote and orally defended a thesis on international accounting standards. He is licensed as a certified public accountant in New York State.
Dr. Basile began his career with the international accounting firm of Laventhol & Horwath and then Peat Marwick Mitchell & Company (now KMPG Peat Marwick LLP). He is currently a principal in a local accounting firm, specializing in the audit, tax and consulting concerns of small- to medium-sized businesses.
Dr. Basile’s research has been published in the accounting, taxation, education and legal areas. In 2008, he was recognized as the Technical Writer of Statement on Standards for Valuation Services (SSVS) #1 by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was also recognized in the Long Island Business News as a member of “Who’s Who in Forensic Accounting” in 2007. As an Assistant Professor at Hofstra University, Dr. Basile teaches courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in the four distinct areas of auditing, accounting information systems, forensic accounting and taxation. He has also been a guest lecturer at New York Chiropractors College, Suffolk Life, Small Business Administration workshops, Katz Tax Seminars and the Northeast Decisions Science Institute. Dr. Basile has also served as an expert witness in several cases involving business valuations. He has also been a guest on various radio shows discussing technical and business issues and has made guest appearances on Families in Transition TV.
Dr. Basile is the faculty adviser to the Hofstra Tax Society and is currently serving on numerous Departmental and Frank G. Zarb School of Business committees including the Assessment of Learning Committee, FGZOB Strategic Planning Committee and FGZOB Oversight Committee. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the Business Valuation Standards Task Force, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA), NYSSCPAs-Nassau Chapter MAP Committee, NYSSCPAs-Nassau Chapter Audit Standards and Procedures Committee and is the chairman of the NYSSCPAs-Nassau Chapter’s Practice Continuation Committee.