Cheryl A. Cruz
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies; Professor of Accounting; J.D., UCLA; M.B.T., USC; M.B.A., Northeastern University; C.P.A., California
Contact: (323) 343-3830
Professor Cruz is a tax specialist. She is also an active member of the State Bar of California. She has published articles on tax and financials accounting in professional accounting journals. She is a recipient of Cal State L.A.’s 1999-2000 Outstanding Professors Award.
Jim D. Donohoo
Professor of Accounting; J.D., Loyola-Marymount University
Contact: (323) 343-2848
Jim Donohoo is an expert on tax policies and tax planning issues. He has written extensively on the topic of growth of the IRS’ power.
Associate Professor of Accounting; DBA, Louisiana Tech University, CPA
Contact: (323) 343-2867
Dr. Elias’ expertise is in the areas of business education, financial accounting and auditing. He published many articles in business ethics and social responsibility in peer-reviewed journals. He has also presented numerous research articles in academic and professional conferences.
Fluent in: Arabic, French.
Professor of Accounting; Ph.D., London School of Economics
Contact: (323) 343-2837
Dr. Hayes is a Certified Public Accountant in two states, a Certified Fraud Specialist, and an Oracle Certified Professional. He is author of a top-selling audit principles book on international standards on accounting (ISA). He is an expert in accounting information systems: ERPs (Oracle Financials, Quick Books, Peachtree, MAS 200), ACL, data mining software, Access, Oracle SQL, PCAOB audit standards, ISAs, internal controls (SOx 404, COSO), and COBIT.
Associate Professor of Accounting; Ph.D., Temple University
Contact: (323) 343-2840
Financial accounting and auditing are Dr. Kim’s areas of expertise. He has published articles on these topics in professional accounting journals.
Fluent in: Korean.
J. Gregory Kunkel
Chair and Professor of Accounting; Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Contact: (323) 343-2830
Kunkel, an expert on financial and management accounting, coauthored the article “Compensation Plans and the New Stock Option Accounting Rules; Early Adopters Plan for Changes” in The CPA Journal online in 2005.