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John Paul

Associate Professor & Graduate Deputy Chair

Location: 220A Whitehead Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x2644
Fax: 718.951.4383

Excellent analysis comes from excellent understanding, which is provided by a conceptual framework that helps the students organize their thinking. In an age where large amounts of information about organizations are readily available to be processed, a conceptual framework guides the students in selecting and using this information intelligently and economically in order to gain constructive knowledge.

Students should be provided with a conceptual framework that helps them understand how businesses work, how they generate value and how the value they generate is captured in the financial statements; furthermore, this framework must help the students analyze what they see in the financial statements so that they can make more informed decisions.

Research Areas: Earnings management, global acct./tax/legal issues, virtual currencies, cyberharrassment.

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