Kevin Sachs, PhD, joined Hunter’s Accounting faculty in the Economics Department in Fall 2013 as a doctoral lecturer. He also serves as an academic advisor for the BS program in Accounting, as a member of the Curriculum Committee for the BS program in Accounting, faculty adviser for the Hunter College Accounting Society, and is chair of the Hunter College University Senate Undergraduate Academic Requirements Committee.
Dr. Sachs received his PhD 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 MA Degree in applied economics and managerial science from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a BBA in accountancy from Baruch College – CUNY and a BA 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 twenty years. He specializes in teaching Intermediate Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Principles of Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis and Accounting Theory.