Sylwia Gornik-Tomaszewski, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Accountancy
DBA, Accounting, Cleveland State UniversityMSA, Accounting, Kent State UniversityMSE, 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 specialization in accounting from Cleveland State University, MS in Accounting Degree from Kent State University; and 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 38 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 meetings of the American Accounting Association (AAA) and at other international, national and regional conferences. She is a co-recipient of two Best Paper Awards. Dr. Gornik serves as a reviewer to academic journals and conferences. She currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation; she served as co-editor of four Special Accounting Issues of the Review of Business. Dr. Gornik teaches Accounting Theory, International Financial Reporting and Analysis, Cost and Managerial Accounting. She received several academic honors and teaching awards. She has been a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the Honor Society for Collegiate Schools of Business since 1994. In 2002, Dr. Gornik received Tobin College of Business (TCB) Teaching Excellence Award for integrating experiential learning into the curriculum. She is also the recipient of the 2004 Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year Award for dedication to students. Student Government recognized Dr. Gornik as the TCB Professor of the Year 2004-2005, for her outstanding contributions to the lives of her students. 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, International Financial Reporting and Analysis, Accounting Theory.

Research Interests

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and other international financial reporting issues; innovative teaching methods dealing with risk simulation and analysis; assessment of teaching effectiveness in on-line teaching.

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