Sylwia Gornik-Tomaszewski, DBA

Professor
DBA, Accounting, Cleveland State UniversityMS, Accounting, Kent State UniversityMS, Economics, Academy of Economics in Katowice
Dr. Sylwia Gornik joined St. John's University in Fall 2000. She holds a Doctor of Business Administration degree, with a specialization in accounting, from Cleveland State University, an MS in Accounting degree from Kent State University, and an MS in Economics degree from the University of Economics in Katowice, Poland. She holds CMA and CFM professional designations.

Dr. Gornik's research focuses on international accounting standardization and regulation. She has published 40 peer-reviewed articles and over 20 refereed proceedings. Her research appeared in such academic journals as the International Journal of Accounting, Journal of International Financial Management & Accounting, Multinational Finance Journal, Journal of International Accounting, Auditing & Taxation, and Research in Accounting Regulation. She has also published in professional magazines, such as The CPA Journal, Strategic Finance, and Financial Executive. She has presented numerous research papers at the American Accounting Association (AAA) meetings and other international, national, and regional conferences. She is a co-recipient of two Best Paper Awards. Dr. Gornik serves as a reviewer for academic journals and conferences. She currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation; she also serves as co-editor of the Journal of Global Awareness.

Dr. Gornik teaches cost and managerial accounting, financial accounting, accounting theory, and international financial reporting and analysis. She received several academic honors and teaching awards. In 2002, Dr. Gornik received the Tobin College of Business (TCB) Teaching Excellence Award for integrating experiential learning into the curriculum. She was also the 2004 Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year for dedication to students. In 2005 Student Government recognized Dr. Gornik as the TCB Professor of the Year for her outstanding contributions to her students' lives. She is the recipient of the 2007-2008 PricewaterhouseCoopers Faculty Fellowship for Recognition of Teaching Excellence Award. In May 2013, Dr. Gornik received the Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award in recognition of her academic contributions and dedication to St. John's University. In April 2015, she was recognized by Beta Gamma Sigma as Dr. Joseph A. Giacalone Professor of the Year.


Teaching Interests

Cost and Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, International Financial Reporting and Analysis, Accounting Theory.

Research Interests

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Application of management science techniques in accounting

Google Scholar Citations: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=u-N5TwQAAAAJ&hl=en


Courses Taught

ACC
150
Fundamentals Of Accounting
ACC
164
Cost Administration
ACC
222
Advanced Management Accounting
ACC
232
Critique Of Accounting Theory
ACC
245
SELECTED TOPICS INT'L ACCOUNT
ACC
246
Analysis-Foreign Finance Statm
ACC
602
GLOBAL FIN & MGR REPORTING
ACC
620
COST ADMINISTRATION
ACC
622
ADVANCED MANAGERIAL ACCT
ACC
632
CRITIQUE OF ACCOUNTING THEORY
ACC
639
GOVERNMENT & NON-PROFIT
ACC
645
SELECTED TOPICS IN INT'L ACC
ACC
646
ANALYSIS FOREIGN FIN'L STATEME
ACC
654
INT'L FINANCIAL REPORTING I
ACC
655
INT'L FINANCIAL REPORTING II
ACC
2338
Fundamentals Of Accounting I
ACC
2339
Fundamentals Of Accounting Ii
ACC
2371
INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I
ACC
3245
Principles Of Cost Accounting
ACC
3246
Advanced Cost Accounting
ACC
4244
ADVANCED ACCOUNTING II
ACC
4251
SEMINAR IN ACCOUNTING THEORY
ACC
4343
Advanced Accounting I
ACC
4344
Advanced Accounting Ii
ACC
4345
COST ACCOUNTING
HON
2371
INTERMEDIATE ACC I - HONORS

Select Publications

Journal Articles

Gornik-Tomaszewski, S. (2014). Capital Budgeting Simulation Using Excel: Enhancing the Discussion of Risk in Managerial Accounting Classes. Management Accounting Quarterly. vol. 15,

Jermakowicz, E. K., and Gornik-Tomaszewski, S. (2006). Implementing IFRS From the Perspective of EU Publicly Traded Companies. Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation. vol. 15, pp. 170-196.

Sellhorn, T., and Gornik-Tomaszewski, S. (2006). Implications of the 'IAS Regulation' for Research into the International Differences in Accounting Systems. Accounting in Europe. vol. 3, pp. 187-217.

Gornik-Tomaszewski, S. (2005). Antecedents and Expected Outcomes of the New Accounting Regulation in the European Union. Research In Accounting Regulation. vol. 18, pp. 69-103.

Gornik-Tomaszewski, S., and Jermakowicz, E. K. (2001). Accounting-based Valuation of Polish Listed Companies. Journal of International Financial Management & Accounting. vol. 12, pp. 50-74.

Gornik-Tomaszewski, S., and Rozen, E. S. (1999). Pricing of Foreign GAAP Earnings in U.S. Capital Market Prior to the SEC Required Reconciliation Disclosure. International Journal Of Accounting. vol. 34, pp. 539-556.

Gornik-Tomaszewski, S., and Jermakowicz, E. K. (1998). Information Content of Earnings in the Emerging Capital Market: Evidence from the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Multinational Finance Journal. vol. 2, pp. 245-267.

Books Chapters

Gornik-Tomaszewski, S., and Shoaf, V. (2015). Building Risk Analysis Skills Into the Curriculum With Simulation Examples in Excel. In: Global Business: Toward New Paradigm in the Time of Crisis. Katowice: Publishing House of the University of Economics in Katowice. pp. 40-50.

Conference Proceedings

Gornik-Tomaszewski, S. (2014). Adoption of IFRS in Canada: Financial Reporting Dilemma for Canadian Companies Listed in the United States. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Business & Economics Conference (CBEC).

Gornik-Tomaszewski, S. (2008). Internationalization of the U.S. Financial Reporting System: Prerequisites and Implications. Oxford, UK: Oxford Business and Economics Conference (OBEC).