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Philip Jacoby

Associate Professor
Department of Accounting and Taxation

  • Dr. Jacoby enjoys teaching and has taught a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses in financial accounting, managerial accounting, and auditing. His current research focuses on the internal control systems of not-for-profit organizations and the containment of health care costs. Dr. Jacoby has served American University as Chair of the Accounting Department, Associate Dean of the Kogod School of Business, and Chair of the University Faculty Senate. He is currently the faculty representative to the Audit Committee of the University Board of Trustees and Chair of the Kogod Educational Policy Committee. Prior to joining the AU faculty Dr. Jacoby was a CPA in auditing and consulting practice with Price Waterhouse & Co.
  • Degrees

    B.A., Boston College; M.S.A., Northeastern University; D.B.A., George Washington University
  • OFFICE

  • KSB - Accounting
  • Kogod - 3
  • Mon & Thurs 10:15-11:15, 1-2 Thurs 3:30-4:30, 8-9
  • CONTACT INFO

  • (202) 885-1933
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Teaching

  • Spring 2014

  • Fall 2014

AU Expert

Area of Expertise: Auditing, business ethics, fraudulent financial reporting, auditor independence, corporate governance, human resource issues in public accounting firms, accounting and business education, Jungian psychological types and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) 

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