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Mark Mitschow

Professor of Accounting School Of Business
South Hall 116A
585-245-5427
mitschow@geneseo.edu
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Professor Mitschow teaches primarily financial accounting courses including Principles, Intermediate I and II, and Advanced Accounting. 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. Mitschow has served on the SUNY Geneseo College Senate and several School of Business committees. He is also the faculty advisor for Phi Beta Lambda (national business service fraternity) and the former advisor of the Juggling Club (now known as Circus Club).

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Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 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

Affiliations

  • Business Research Consortium

Publications

  • 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.

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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

Interests

Accounting

Classes

  • ACCT 102: Intro to Financial Accounting

    An introduction to financial accounting theory and practice. Emphasis is given to basic financial accounting concepts; the generally accepted accounting principles associated with accounting for assets, liabilities, and ownership interests; and the analysis of financial statements.

  • 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.

  • ACCT 502: Advanced Financial Accounting

    This course will cover advanced aspects of consolidation accounting and additional advanced accounting topics. Advanced aspects of consolidation accounting will include pre and post acquisition issues, transfers of non-current assets, intercompany transactions, and consolidation ownership issue. Additional advanced topics will include foreign currencies and entities, SEC reporting, advanced partnership accounting, accounting for investments, revenue recognition, pension accounting and an introduction to governmental and fund accounting.