Jun GuoDr. Sean Stein Smith, DBA
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
Office: BSB 337B
Phone (856) 668-4593
Email: ss2864@camden.rutgers.edu
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DBA, Capella University, 2015

Student-centered and detail-oriented teacher with the ability to bridge the gap between academic theory and real world applications. Has developed and taught courses in Personal Finance, Accounting, and Corporate Governance at the undergraduate level in both online and in-person formats utilizing Blackboard and Canvas learning software. Very comfortable using online teaching tools to enhance traditional learning experiences as well as constructing and teaching courses entirely online. Additional areas of expertise include leveraging academic learning tools such as Cengage NOW and McGraw Hill Connect, used in conjunction with accounting courses. Currently teaching a graduate accounting course focusing on end user applications as they relate to accounting information and how accounting information links to business decisions, as well as developing a course in ecological economics. In addition to corporate experience and current teaching status, presentations at alumni events and networking events serve as examples of reaching out to the local business and academic community. Is a member of the industry working group focusing on utilities and infrastructure associated with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). Serves as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of NJCPA Magazine. Selected to serve a term as a member of the AICPA Financial Literacy Commission beginning in January 2016. Selected as one of the New Jersey Society of CPA’s (NJCPA) 30 under 30 for 2015, as well recognized as one of the top 50 business alumni leaders under 50 by Silberman College (at Fairleigh Dickinson University). Selected a speaker for the 2016 Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants. Current publications in both scholarly and practitioner journals, corporate experience, and teaching background create an up-to-date learning experience for students so integral to future success. Also currently serving as a reviewer for the Journal of Sustainability, Accounting, & Policy. .

Research Interests: Financial Reporting; Corporate Governance; Sustainability Reporting

Courses Taught: Introduction to Financial Accounting (Undergraduate); Essentials of Financial Statement Analysis (Undergraduate); Financial Statement Analysis (Graduate)

Representative Publications:

  • NJCPA Magazine (pgs. 8-9) – “Using data in the fight against fraud” (March/April 2016)
  • CGMA Magazine – “The big business of sustainability” (March 2016)
  • Quoted in “Why Retirees Shouldn’t Use Credit Cards” (January 2016)
  • Accounting Web “How Improved Governance Accounting Can Prevent Another Yahoo” (December 2015).
  • Accounting Today “Adding Value: An Industry Approach for Accountants” (November 2015)
  • Strategic Finance “Go For the Gold!” (October 2015)
  • NJCPA Magazine “Reporting For Non-Accountants” (September/October 2015)
  • Accounting Web “What Accountants Can Do to Keep Your Cash Safe” (July 2015
  • Accounting Web “3 Ways Accountants Can Use Big Data to Fight Fraud” (June 2015)
  •  International Journal of Managerial Studies and Research “Arguing for a Multiple Capital Model” (May 2015)
  • Accounting Web 4 Ways To Make Your Presentations Buzzworthy. (March 2015)
  • Accounting Today. How Accountants Can Turn Data Into Dollars. (March 2015)
  • New Jersey CPA Magazine “B Corporations Create CPA Opportunities” (March/April 2015)
  • Journal of Applied Business and EconomicsAccounting, Governance, Stakeholder Reporting, and Economic Value Creation”, Vol. 17 No. 2 (2015)
  • Journal of Accounting and FinanceAccounting, Integrated Financial Reporting, and the Future of Finance”, Vol. 15 No.2. (2015)