Faculty

Mr. Vincent Agnello, J.D.

Professor of Law and Accounting Dept. Chair

Phone:
716.286.8172
Fax:
716.286.8296
Office Location:
Bisgrove Hall, 2nd Floor, Rm 251C
Office Hours:
Fall 2017: Mon 11-12 & 1-3 & Wed & Fri 11-12
Fax:
716.286.8296
Curriculum Vitae:
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Professor Agnello began teaching for Niagara in 1979. He is a graduate of the University of Buffalo where he obtained a B.A. in Economics and a Juris Doctorate. In addition to his career at Niagara, Professor Agnello has also had the opportunity to teach at ESSEC in France, as well as...

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Mr. Christopher P. Aquino, CPA, CMA, CFM, MBA

Associate Professor of Accounting

Phone:
716.286.8167
Fax:
716.286.8296
Office Location:
Bisgrove Hall, 2nd floor, Rm 251F
Office Hours:
Fall 2017: Tues 1-2 & 4-5, Wed 10-12 & Thurs 1-2 & 4-5
Fax:
716.286.8296
Curriculum Vitae:
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Chris Aquino returned to Niagara University in 2009 as an assistant professor of accounting after beginning his teaching career as an adjunct faculty member at Bellevue College in Bellevue, Wash. Born and raised in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Chris attended local schools and then enrolled at Niagara University, graduating in 1985,...

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Dr. Ian Burt, CPA

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Phone:
716.286.8159
Fax:
716.286.8296
Office Location:
Bisgrove Hall, 2nd floor, Rm 251B
Office Hours:
Fall 2017: Tues & Thurs 10-12:30 & Fri 12:10-1:10
Fax:
716.286.8296

Dr. Burt is originally from London, Ontario, Canada. He obtained a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, while being a member of the Cornell Men's Ice hockey team.  He received his Masters in Accounting from Michigan State University.   He obtained a CPA and worked as a public accountant for Sciarabba...

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Dr. Lei Han, CPA

Associate Professor of Accounting

Phone:
716.286.8144
Fax:
716.286.8206
Office Location:
Bisgrove Hall, 2nd Floor, Rm 251A
Office Hours:
Fall 2017: Mon, Wed & Thurs 9:30-11:30
Fax:
716.286.8206

Dr. Han joined the faculty in August 2010 after receiving her Ph.D. in accounting with a minor in finance from the University of Texas at Arlington. Her research interest is empirical capital market research, including earnings management, forecast guidance and corporate governance. She was awarded the American Accounting Association Deloitte...

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Dr. Shih-Jen Kathy Ho, CPA

Professor of Accounting

Phone:
716.286.8164
Fax:
716.286.8296
Office Location:
Bisgrove Hall, Second floor, Room 254C
Office Hours:
Fall 2017: Mon, Tues & Wed 3-5pm
Fax:
716.286.8296
Curriculum Vitae:
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Dr. Shih-Jen Kathy Ho has been a faculty member at Niagara University since 1996. She earned her Ph.D. from Syracuse University and is a CPA in New York state. In addition to extensive industry experience, she has conducted field projects at health maintenance organizations. She specializes in cost and management...

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Mr. Alfonso Oddo, CPA, MBA

Professor Emeritus of Accounting

Office Location:
Bisgrove Hall, 3rd floor, Rm 354I
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Professor Oddo joined the faculty in 1972. He is a professor emeritus of accounting.  He received his CPA from New York State in 1971 and his master of business administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1976. His publications include numerous journal articles and conference presentations in...

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Dr. Hai Q. Ta

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Phone:
716-286-8175
Fax:
716-286-8296
Office Location:
Bisgrove Hall, 2nd Floor, Rm 251E
Office Hours:
Fall 2017: TTH 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM & W: 1.30-4:30 PM
Fax:
716-286-8296

Professor Ta joined Niagara University in August 2016. He received his Ph.D. in accounting at Drexel University and his MBA at Syracuse University. His research interest is capital market research, in particular the determinants and consequences of financial reporting quality. He was the American Accounting Association/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium...

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Mr. Joseph Winter, CPA, CFE, MBA

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Phone:
716.286.8162
Fax:
716-286-8296
Office Location:
Bisgrove Hall, 2nd floor, Room 251 D
Office Hours:
Fall 2017: Wed 2-4, Tues & Thurs 11:30-12:30 & 2:30-3:30
Fax:
716-286-8296

Joe joined Niagara University as an adjunct faculty member in the spring of 2006 and became an Assistant Professor in the fall of 2013. Joe brings experience from a distinguished career in private industry and public accounting. He began his career as an auditor at The Bonadio Group, CPA’s (Buffalo)...

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