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Clarkson University Welcomes DeJoy as Associate Professor of Accounting

Clarkson University has welcomed John DeJoy as an associate professor of accounting.

John DeJoyDeJoy was previously a faculty member at Union Graduate College (UGC), which merged into Clarkson in February. He is based at Clarkson's Capital Region Campus in Schenectady, N.Y., the former UGC.

DeJoy's areas of academic interest include auditing, forensic accounting, financial accounting, and pedagogy. He designed and developed five MBA courses for fully online delivery and teaches MBA-level advanced auditing and accounting courses.

He has published in numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and has been an invited speaker at professional development workshops. DeJoy is a recipient of both the Gold and Silver awards for Excellence in Teaching from Becker CPA Exam Review.

Before coming to this position, DeJoy was associate professor and dean at Marist College, curriculum developer and adjunct professor of accounting and finance at Excelsior College, and associate professor of accounting at the College of Westchester and at Siena College.

Prior to his academic career, DeJoy was principal of CFO Services in Poughkeepsie and a senior auditor with Deloitte, LLP.

He received his bachelor of business administration degree in public accounting from Pace University, his master of science in educational administration from University of Idaho, his master of business administration from Marist College, and his Ph.D. in adult education from the University of Idaho. He is also a licensed CPA in Idaho and New York.

Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. With its main campus located in Potsdam, New York, and additional graduate program and research facilities in the Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through more than 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo and connect discovery and innovation with enterprise.

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