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Dr. Samy Garas


Dr. Garas has joined SUNY Plattsburgh as an Associate Professor of Accounting. Before coming to Plattsburgh, Dr. Garas was the Chair of Accounting Department, the program accounting leader and a member of the Dean’s Council at Zayed University in Dubai, UAE. He has 27 years of experience in both academic and accounting business life. He taught in different universities in the U.S., Bahrain and Dubai. In addition, he held several executive positions in top four auditing firms and accounting associations. He taught several topics in accounting and finance such as auditing, forensic accounting, governmental accounting, accounting information systems, federal taxation, managerial accounting, financial accounting and corporate governance for graduates, undergraduates and executive training

Dr. Garas has published 17 articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as three book chapters and currently has three research projects on the pipeline. In addition, he has presented at conferences and has been a guest speaker at several academic institutions. 

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