Dr. Garas has joined SUNY Plattsburgh as an Associate Professor of Accounting. In
2022, he was promoted to the rank of Professor of Accounting.
Dr. Garas’s research and presentations are in the area of corporate governance, internal
control, and corporate reporting. In addition, he has nine professional certifications
in auditing, forensic accounting, money-laundering, and governmental accounting. Dr.
Garas has created new courses such as data analytics for accounting, programming in
accounting using Python, forensic accounting, and fraud examination. Dr. Garas is
specialized in teaching accounting information systems, auditing, advanced accounting,
financial accounting and managerial accounting.
Dr. Garas has worked for several academic institutions in different countries as well
as big audit firms (e.g., Ernst & Young), and accounting associations (e.g., Association
of Certified Chartered Accountants).
Garas, S., & Wright, S. (2022) Using IRS SOI Statistics to Analyze Migration Patterns for Business
and Government Planning. Presentation at the American Accounting Association Annual
Conference on Teaching & Learning in Accounting, San Diego, CA.
Amin, G. R., El‐Temtamy, O., & Garas, S. (2022). Audit Risk Evaluation Using Data Envelopment Analysis with Ordinal Data.
Garas, S., Tee, K., and Lee, C. (2022). The impact of CEOs' incentives for risk-taking or risk-aversion
on corporate performance: using CEO vega and CEO delta as incentive measures. Accountancy Business and the Public Interest, 21(2022), 1–20.
Tee, K. and Garas. S. (2021). The impact of ruling family board members on the performance of commercial
banks, Accountancy Business & The Public Interest, 20(2021), 383–407.
Choe, K. and Garas. S. (2021). The graph theoretical approach to bankruptcy prediction, The Journal of Accounting and Management, 11(1), 47–57
Mertzanis, C., Garas, S., and Abdel-Maksoud, A. (2020). Integrity of financial information and firms’ access
to energy in developing countries, Energy Economics, Vol. 92(2020), pp. 1–19.
Gaber, M., Garas, S. and Lusk, E. (2020). Audit risk calibration: Extending the Non-GAAP SEC-Filter, International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science, Vol. 9 No. 4, pp. 182–195.
Garas, S. and El-Temtamy, O (2020). The “simultaneous cycle” between corporate social responsibility
and firms’ financial performance. International Journal of Disclosure and Governance. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41310-020-00073-2
Gaber, M., Garas, S., and Lusk, E. (2019), “Evidence on the impact of internal control over financial
reporting on audit fees”, International Journal of Accounting and Financial Reporting, Vol. 9 No. 3, pp. 1–23.
Hassan, M., Abu Abbas, B. & Garas, S. (2019). “Readability, governance and performance: a test of the obfuscation hypothesis
in Qatari listed firms” Corporate Governance: The international journal of business in society, Vol. 19 No. 2, pp. 270–298.
Garas, S. and Hasan, M. (2018) “Student performance on computer-based tests versus paper-based
tests in introductory financial accounting: UAE evidence”, Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, Vol. No. 2, pp. 1–14.
Garas, S. and El Massah, S. (2018) “Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility
disclosures: the case of GCC countries”, Critical Perspective on International Business, Vol. 14 No. 1, pp. 2–26.
Garas, S., Tessema, A., and Tee, K. (2017). “The impact of Islamic financial services board
standard no 3 on corporate governance of listed firms in Kuwait”, International Journal of Disclosure and Governance, Vol. 14 No. 3, pp. 251–263.
Tessema, A., Garas, S., and Tee, K. (2017). “The impact of Islamic accounting standards on information asymmetry:
the case of GCC member countries”, International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance & Management, Vol. 10 No. 2, pp. 170–185.