Kevin Sachs, Ph.D. joined Hunter’s Accounting faculty in the Economics Department in Fall 2013. He joins the Accounting program as a Lecturer – Doctoral Schedule. He also serves as the Academic Advisor for the B.S. program in Accounting, as the chair of the Curriculum Committee for the B.S. program in Accounting, and as faculty adviser for the Hunter College Accounting Society.
Dr. Sachs received his Ph.D. degree in 1999 from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he majored in Accounting and minored in Finance and Economics. Before pursuing his doctorate, he received an M.A. Degree in Applied Economics and Managerial Science from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a B.B.A. in Accountancy from Baruch College – CUNY and a B.A. in Psychology from the City College of New York – CUNY.
Before joining the Accounting program and the Economics Department at Hunter College, Dr. Sachs taught Accounting at Baruch College – CUNY, Hofstra University, Fordham University, and the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Sachs’ research has been published in the Journal of Law and Economics and the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy. His research interests are in discretionary accounting choices in regulated industries, the economic effects of disclosure regulation, and the applications of Law and Economics and Public Choice Economics to Accounting issues.
His true academic passion however, is teaching. He derives great satisfaction from teaching students the skills, values and behaviors required to become successful professional accountants. He has been teaching Accounting to undergraduate and graduate students for over sixteen years. He specializes in teaching Intermediate Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Principles of Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis and Accounting Theory.