Alexander J. Sannella

Alexander J. Sannella is currently an Associate Professor of Accounting at the Rutgers Business School and the Co-Director of the MBA in Professional Accounting Program. He received his Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance from New York University and is a New York State Certified Public Accountant.

During his years at Rutgers Business School he has taught at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and served as Associate Dean of the Business School and Coordinator of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems. Previously, Dr. Sannella served on the faculty of New York University as an Instructor of Accounting at the Stern School of Business.

He has over four years public accounting experience as an auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and KPMG, LLP. Dr. Sannella was also an independent consultant working on many projects with other public accounting firms, bankruptcy trustees and leasing divisions of major insurance companies. He also served as a consultant to the Line of Business Program at Federal Trade Commission in Washington.

Dr. Sannella has over 29 years teaching experience at the university level and over 23 years experience in developing and teaching commercial and investment bank training programs. His clients included eight major investment banks and four of the world’s largest commercial banks. His training programs include analysts, associates and special programs for sales and trading.

He is the author of many scholarly journal articles and one textbook. His articles have focused market based accounting research. This research genre examines the impact on financial markets and stock prices caused by the release of accounting information and changes in accounting methods. Dr. Sannella’s first book, The Impact of GAAP on Financial Analysis was designed to reflect the effects of accounting alternatives on the judgment of analysts and other statement users.

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