Victoria Shoaf, Ph.D., is Dean of The Peter J.
Tobin College of Business. Prior to her appointment, she served the
College as Interim Dean during the 2010-2011 academic year. She has
amassed a record of significant accomplishment, including working,
with Peter Tobin, to put together a dynamic Board of Advisors,
collaborating with faculty to develop several new dual-degree
programs; and fostering greater visibility for the College within
AACSB, its accrediting body, and the Graduate Management Admissions
Council, to which TCB has just been accepted.
“Assuming the leadership role at the Tobin College of Business is
an honor and a privilege that I carry with a sense of
responsibility to every student, faculty member, administrator and
staff person who make my professional home one I am proud to serve
and promote,” said Dean Shoaf.
After joining the Tobin College of Business as a member of the
faculty in 1997, Dean Shoaf went on to serve as the Associate Dean
for Academic Affairs and the Chair of Tobin’s Department of
Accounting and Taxation.
Professor Shoaf holds a Ph.D. in Business (Accounting) from Baruch
College of the City University of New York. She has published in
such peer-reviewed journals as the Journal of Business
Ethics, the International Business and Economics Research
Journal, the Journal of Applied Business Research,
the Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, Bank
Accounting & Finance, the Commercial Lending
Review, and the Review of Business, and has also
published two book chapters. She is also an active member of the
American Accounting Association and has served on the Board
(2004-2007) and as the President (2005-06) of the Northeast Region
of that organization.
Prior to St. John’s, Dr. Shoaf held several accounting-leadership
positions, including Vice President-Finance for Tie Rack, Inc., and
Controller at Laura Ashley, Inc., and at Greeff Fabrics, Inc. She
is currently on the Board of the Queens-Brooklyn Chapter of the New
York State Society of CPAs, where she served as President in