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Devon Baranek

Faculty / Devon Baranek

Assistant Professor

Office Location 
Sweigart Hall 331
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Devon Baranek, M.B.A., Ph.D., teaches classes in financial accounting, managerial accounting and financial statement analysis. Her research interests are accounting regulation, financial accounting standards, securities and Exchange Commission enforcement and corporate governance. She is a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania since 2011 and she is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs.

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. Baruch College, City University of New York, Accounting, 2016
  • M.B.A. Baruch College, City University of New York, 2015
  • B.S. Villanova University, Accountancy, 2009

Research Interests

Accounting regulation; Financial Accounting Standards Board standard setting; Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement; corporate governance.

Teaching Interests

Financial Accounting; Managerial Accounting; Financial Statement Analysis

Certifications

Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania, since 2011; American Institute of Certified  Public Accountants; Pennsylvania Institute of CPA’s

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles

  • Baranek, D., Sanchez, M. H. (2019). Does Corporate Lobbying Create Political Connectedness To Help Avoid Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement Actions?. Journal of International Finance and Economics, 19 (4), 15-24.
  • Baranek, D., Sanchez, M. H., & O'Reilly-Allen, M. (2019). SBM: Lessons Learned from FCPA Violations. Oil, Gas and Energy Quarterly, 473-479.
  • Baranek, D. (2018). USPS Informed Delivery: A Case Study. Internal Auditing, 33 (1), 33-37.
  • Baranek, D. (2018). The Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on the FASB and Accounting.
  • Education. Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, 22 (11).
  • Baranek, D., & Sanchez, M. H. (2018). The Tricare Fraud: A Case Study in Data Analytics for Healthcare Fraud Detection. Journal of Accounting and Finance, 18 (8), 10-17.
  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. (in press, 2018). Accounting Labs as Scaffolding: Effect on Student Learning and Performance in Introductory Accounting Courses". Accounting Instructors' Report.
  • Sanchez, M., Baranek, D., & O'Reilly-Allen, M. (in press, 2018). SBM Offshore N.V,. Oil, Gas and Energy Quarterly.

Presentation of Refereed Papers

National

  • Baranek, D. & Sanchez, M. (2018). Data Analytics for Healthcare Fraud Detection: Tricare Fraud. American Accounting Association Forensic Accounting Research Conference, Dallas, Texas.
  • Sanchez, M. H. & Baranek, D. (2018). Teaching Data Analytics Through Cases for Auditing or Fraud Classes. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia.
  • Baranek, D., Chandar, N., & O'Reilly-Allen, M. (2017). Accounting Labs as Scaffolding: Effect on Student Learning and Performance in Introductory Courses. American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia.
  • O'Reilly-Allen, M. & Chandar, N. (2017). Accounting Lab in Introductory Course: Effect on Student Perception, Performance and Retention. American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.

Regional

  • Baranek, D. & Sanchez, M. H. (2019, October). Fresenius Medical Care: A Case Study on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. American Accounting Association Impact the Future Conference, New York, New York.
  • Sanchez, M. H. & Baranek, D. (2018). Data Analytics for Healthcare Fraud Detection: Tricare Fraud. American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland.

Award

  • 2015:  Writing Across the Curriculum Fellow, City University of New York.
  • 2012-2014:  Chancellor’s Fellowship, City University of New York, Graduate Center.
  • 2014:  John A. Elliot Teaching Award, City University of New York.