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Dr. Samy Garas


Dr. Samy Garas has joined SBE at SUNY Plattsburgh in Fall 2018 as an associate professor of accounting at the School of Business and Economics. He has 27 years of experience in academia as well as business. He taught at different universities in the U.S. as well as the Middle East and held several executive positions in auditing firms and accounting associations. He taught several topics in accounting and finance such as auditing, forensic accounting, advanced accounting, governmental accounting, federal taxation, managerial accounting, financial accounting, and corporate governance to both graduates and undergraduates.

In addition to his extensive academic experience, Dr. Garas held different executive roles in multinational firms such as Ernst & Young and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and others in the Middle East.

His research interests include the areas of corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, forensic accounting and accounting education. He has published several articles and book chapters and presented at different conferences.

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