Patrick R. Colabella, Ed.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Accountancy
EdD, Instructional Leadership, St. John's UniversityMBA, Taxation, Pace UniversityBS, Accounting, St. John's University
Patrick R. Colabella, is an associate professor of accounting and taxation at St. John's University and served as faculty advisor for Beta Alpha Psi for the 19 years, BAP is a national honor society of information professionals. Dr Colabella inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma is the International Business Honor Society. Since 1913 it has recognized and honored top performing students and faculty from around the world in business schools accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). From time to time Dr. Colabella he has served on various committeesr of the NYSSCPAs. In addition he served for 20 years as a peer reviewer for the Peer Review Quality Control Program of the AICPA. He has served on several corporate boards. These boards include banks and charter schools and several not for profit organizations. He is a senior partner (semi-retired) of the Colabella & Company LLP. He has published several articles in 'The CPA Journal' as a tax professional and academic and wrote a book in 2016 entitled How to Get Rid of Socialism and Cure the Fiscal Ills of the United States. He began his career with the firm of Deloitte & Touche and later served as Director of Taxes for three years for the Equitable Life Holding Company (now Axa Financial). He currently is the Chairman and founder of the Global Institute for Taxation; a scholarly research institute based at St. John's University that advises government and business on issues pertaining to fundamental tax reform. He has appeared on various television news programs as a taxation expert and has been a featured speaker at various local business organizations.

Teaching Interests

Taxation, Accounting and Education are my areas of main interest. This includes developing distance learning techniques and applications

Research Interests

Global taxation, public finance; socioeconomic ideologies and philosophies of government are. Focused on revamping world public finance systems by setting out new paradigms for the financial interactions of government accountability to free citizens

Courses Taught

ACC
602
GLOBAL FIN & MGR REPORTING
ACC
2320
FUNDAMENTALS OF ACCOUNTING
TAX
653
GLOBAL TAXATION SYSTEMS
TAX
3361
FED INCOME TAX: INDIVIDUALS

Select Publications

Books

Colabella, P. R. (2016). How to Get Rid of Socialism ... and solve the fiscal ills if the United States. Bloomington, Indiana: Xlibris/ Author Solutions. vol. 1, pp. 177.

Keywords:
  • How to Get Rid of Socialism