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Accounting Faculty & Staff

Amal Alabbad, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Office: 85 Beechmont
Phone: (914) 633-2178
Email: aalabbad@iona.edu
Degrees: Ph.D., Rutgers University
Masters, Virginia Commonwealth University

Professor Alabbad teaches courses in principles of financial accounting and financial statement analysis at the undergraduate level. Her research interests include accounting and corporate finance with specific interest in corporate governance, regulation, and financial reporting of financial institutions. She is also interested in disclosure and corporate governance issues, with a specific focus on financial institutions.


William A. Bottiglieri, JD, CPA

Professor
Office: 85 Beechmont
Phone: (914) 633-2655
Email: wbottiglieri@iona.edu
Degrees: JD, New York School of Law
MBA, Iona College
BBA, Iona College

Professor Bottiglieri teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in principles of accounting and federal income tax. His research interests include income and estate taxation and has published in law and taxation. Bottiglieri has incorporated computer-based tax research and return preparation in the courses that he teaches. He has experience in public accounting, law and taxation and is the coordinator of Iona's Tax Payer Assistance (TPA) Program.
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Marie Elaine Gioiosa, Ph.D., CPA

Marie Elaine Gioiosa

Assistant Professor
Office: 85 Beechmont
Email: mgioiosa@iona.edu
Degrees: Ph.D., Seton Hall University
MBA, St. John’s University
BS, St. John’s University

Professor Gioiosa teaches undergraduate accounting courses, including advanced financial accounting, managerial accounting and financial statement analysis. Her research interests include the increase in higher education costs and the factors associated with it. Prior to joining Iona College, Professor Gioiosa worked in public accounting, the healthcare industry, and as an adjunct instructor teaching various business classes. She is a certified public accountant in the state of New York.


Andrew S. Griffith, DBA, EA, CMA, CIA, CFE

Associate Professor
Office: 85 Beechmont
Phone: (914) 633-2273
Email: agriffith@iona.edu
Degrees: DBA, Nova Southeastern University
BBA, BS, MBA, University of Central Oklahoma

Dr. Griffith teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in financial accounting, managerial accounting, income tax accounting, international accounting, auditing, and fraud examination. He is the current advisor for the undergraduate business students in the Honors Program. He has experience in expense management, internal audit, fraud investigation, and as a consultant in taxation and financial management. He was also a trustee and treasurer of a hospital and medical center authority. His research interests include taxation, forensic accounting, fraud examination, financial accounting, and higher education.
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Jeffry R. Haber, Ph.D., CPA

Professor
Office: 85 Beechmont
Phone: (914) 633-2244
Email: jhaber@iona.edu
Degrees: Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
MS, Syracuse University
BS, Syracuse University

Dr. Haber teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in research, special topics and intermediate accounting. He publishes in the areas of investments, anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, earnings quality, ethics, bankruptcy prediction and other areas of financial and managerial accounting. Haber is a CPA licensed in New York and is a frequent speaker at academic, professional, investment and accounting conferences.
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Patrick Hardiman, MBA

Assistant Professor
Office: 85 Beechmont
Email: phardiman@iona.edu
Degrees: MBA, Iona College, 1976
Advanced Professional Certificate, New York University
BBA, Iona College, 1973

Prof. Hardiman is a retired partner from Deloitte & Touche. He was a National Audit partner for more than 19 years during which his clients included The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the State of Arkansas.


Katherine Kinkela, LLM

Associate Professor
Chair, Accounting Department

Office: 85 Beechmont
Phone: (914) 633-2267
Email: kkinkela@iona.edu
Degrees: LLM, Fordham University

Professor Kinkela teaches courses in financial and managerial accounting principles, intermediate accounting and taxation. She has published in refereed journals and presented at national and international conferences on accounting. Kinkela has experience in consulting on accounting, taxation and related legal matters.


Joan Miao, MBA, CPA

Clinical Instructor

Office: 85 Beechmont
Email: jmiao@iona.edu
Degrees: EDB (in progress) City University of New York – Baruch College
MBA, Columbia Business School
BBA, Baruch College – Zicklin School of Business

Professor Miao teaches undergraduate courses in principals of financial accounting. Prior to joining Iona College, Professor Miao taught at Seattle University and Baruch College. In addition to principals of financial accounting, her teaching experience also includes courses in advanced financial accounting and financial statement analysis and security valuation. Professor Miao has worked at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management as the VP of Finance and Strategy for Corporate Equity Solutions.


Huldah A. Ryan, Ph.D.

Professor
Office: 85 Beechmont
Phone: (914) 633-2527
Email: hryan@iona.edu
Degrees: Ph.D., University of Houston

Dr. Ryan teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in financial accounting and reporting, financial statement analysis, cost and international accounting.
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Accounting Department Contact Information

Katherine Kinkela, J.D., LLM
Chair
 
Email: kkinkela@iona.edu
Phone: (914) 633-2267
 
Department Office: 85 Beechmont Drive