St. Bonaventure University

Accounting Faculty


Fischer, Carol M.

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ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT
Accounting
ACADEMIC SCHOOL
School of Business

TITLES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Professor Emeritus, Accounting
Adjunct Instructor
CONTACT
Office phone: (716) 375-2092
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OFFICE
202C Swan Business Center
COURSES TAUGHT

Undergraduate 

  • ACCT 201. Introduction to Financial Accounting 
  • ACCT 202. Introduction to Managerial Accounting 
  • ACCT 361. Intermediate Financial Reporting I
  • ACCT 362. Intermediate Financial Reporting II

Graduate 

  • MBA 615. Contemporary Accounting Theory
  • MBA 635. Accounting Theory & Research
ACADEMIC DEGREES
  • Ph.D. in accounting, The Pennsylvania State University, 1993
  • M.B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1985
  • B.B.A. in accounting, St. Bonaventure University, 1980
OTHER EDUCATION
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
C.P.A., New York state
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
  • Have published articles in Advances in Taxation, The Journal of the American Taxation Association, Journal of Accounting Literature, Journal of Accounting Education, The CPA Journal, The Tax Advisor and others
  • St. Bonaventure University Professional Excellence in Teaching Award (2004)
  • Fred Brand Jr. Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher Award (1991)
  • Conference Presentations at numerous national and regional conferences
  • Associate Editor of The Journal of the American Taxation Association (2004-2007)
  • Served on the editorial boards and as a reviewer for several publications (additional details available on vita)
TEACHING PHILOSOPHY

Every student has something to teach me. I am always learning about new teaching techniques and updating my course material in an effort to provide current knowledge in an engaging way.

Each of my students is important and my goal is to help each one become not only a good business person, but a good person. Through my teaching, I hope that my students become competent and compassionate, and learn that they have much to contribute to their community and to the world.

CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS/PROJECTS
  • Annual tax software survey (has been published in The CPA Journal for several years)
  • Impact of Pathways Commission on Accounting Education
  • Integration of Technology in the Classroom
PERSONAL INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  • Financial Advisory Board (Sisters of Saint Mary, Buffalo, NY)
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, SBU serving Cattaraugus County
  • First Year Experience Program, including "All Bonaventure Reads"
  • Enjoy reading, needlework, golf, travel, and spending time with family
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