Fall 2014 Office Hours


11:30-12:30 PM


11:30-3:00 PM





Mark C. Mitschow

Professor of Accounting

School of Business

South Hall 116A
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


Faculty Information


  • B.A. (double major: Journalism and Religion), Washington and Lee University (cum Laude)
  • M.B.A. State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Ph.D. University of Maryland at College Park

Research Interests

His research interests are in the areas of business ethics, auditing, small business and behavioral accounting. His research has been published in scholarly journals including Research on Accounting Ethics, Journal of Business Ethics, and Review of Business. In addition, Mitschow is on the editorial board of Research on Accounting Ethics and Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences and is an ad hoc reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Mitschow, M. (2012). “Patrick Primeaux: Teacher, Scholar, Trailblazer.” Research on Ethical Issues in Organizations, 8.
  • Coate, C., and M. Mitschow, M. (2012). "Squaring the Circle: A Defense of Free Market Economics in a Catholic Social Teaching Context," 19th Annual International Conference Promoting Business Ethics. Buffalo, New York.
  • Coate, C., and M. Mitschow. (2013). "Benefit Corporations: Implications and Questions for Accounting Practitioners, Educators, and Ethicists.”presented at the 8th Annual Business Research Consortium of Western New York Conference, Buffalo, New York.


  • Business Research Consortium
My Classes

ACCT 301:
Interm Financial Accounting I

    An introduction to the theory and practice underlying the preparation of general purpose financial statements for corporate entities. The course emphasizes the role of institutional factors in the development of complex business practices and accounting standards and presumes an ability to perform independent study. Specific topics include financial statement preparation; traditional and emergent techniques of asset valuation for receivables, inventory, plant assets and intangibles; ethical problems in financial reporting; the preparation and interpretation of required narrative disclosure; heightened expectations for professional ethics; an introduction to Sarbanes-Oxley requirements; and an exposure to original text for official pronouncements. Prerequisites: ACCT 102 and junior status. Restricted to School of Business majors and minors. Others may seek permission from the School of Business. Offered every fall

ACCT 502: