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Jacqueline A. Burke

Professor of Accounting, Taxation, and Legal Studies in Business


PHD, 2000, New York Univ (NYU); CPA, 1993, Prof. Lic.- State Of Maryland; MBA, 1993, Hofstra Univ; BBA, 1990, Hofstra Univ


Dr. Jacqueline A. Burke earned a Ph.D. from New York University and has an M.B.A. and B.B.A. degree from Hofstra University.  She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Maryland.

Dr. Burke's research interests are primarily in auditing, with a focus on issues relating to auditor independence, cost accounting and accounting education.  She has published in various journals such as Advances in Public Interest AccountingThe CPA Journal, and the Journal of Portfolio Management.  Dr. Burke is also a coauthor of Product Costing: Concepts and Applications, second and third editions, published by McGraw-Hill.  She is a recipient of the national Delta Pi Epsilon Independent Research Award for her article titled "Collaborative Accounting Problem Solving Via Group Support Systems in a Face-to-Face Versus Distant Learning Environment" that was published in the Information Technology, Learning, and Performance Journal.  Dr. Burke has also served as a reviewer for various journals, accounting textbooks, and professional organizations.  She is currently a member of the board of directors for the Academy of Business Education/Journal of the Academy of Business Education.

Prior to coming to Hofstra, Dr. Burke formulated and implemented systems for a newly acquired subsidiary of The Washington Post.  Dr. Burke redesigned the accounting system and control functions of the acquired subsidiary to integrate with those of the parent company. She also worked as an accountant in the medical, textile and restaurant industries. Dr. Burke has served as Treasurer for the Hofstra AAUP Chapter and also served as a member of the Long Island board of directors of the Institute of Management Accountants (I.M.A.). 

Teaching Interests

Cost Accounting, Managerial Accounting and Financial Accounting

Research Interests

Auditor independence issues, cost accounting and issues relating to technology in the accounting profession and accounting education

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