Kania School of Management Professor of the Year Announced


The University of Scranton Business Club named Accounting Professor Daniel Mahoney, Ph.D., as the Kania School of Management’s Professor of the Year. This is the fourth time that he received this honor.

Dr. Mahoney, who serves as the chair of the Accounting Department, was previously named KSOM Professor of the Year in 2001, 2006 and 2010.

Dr. Mahoney earned a bachelor’s degree and a MBA from The University of Scranton as well as a doctorate in accounting from Syracuse University. A certified public accountant, he was also named The University of Scranton CASE Professor of the Year, and received the University’s Alpha Sigma Nu University Award for Teaching Excellence and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Outstanding Educator Award. In addition, he was selected as Teacher of the Year by the University’s graduating class of 2001.

He worked as an internal auditor for the Prudential Insurance Company and his articles have been published in numerous professional journals, such as The CPA Journal, Internal Auditor and The Journal of Business and Economics Research, Accounting and Financial Management. Earlier this year, a manuscript co-authored by Dr. Mahoney, Brian Carpenter, Ph.D., and Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., also accounting professors at The University of Scranton, received the Institute of Management Accountants’ Lybrand Bronze Medal. This is the third-highest-ranking manuscript in the Lybrand Competition, which includes all manuscripts published during 2013 in the IMA’s Strategic Finance and Management Accounting Quarterly journals. Dr. Mahoney, who is not an IMA member, received a Certificate of Appreciation.

Dr. Mahoney currently serves on the board of directors at the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter.

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