Timothy G. Coville

Associate Professor
Department of Accountancy
PhD, Accounting, Rutgers UniversityMBA, Finance, New York UniversityBS, Accounting and Economics, State University of New York at Albany
Dr. Timothy Coville holds a Ph.D. in Business Management from Rutgers University. He earned an M.B.A. in Finance from New York University and is a Phi Beta Kappa key-holder having graduated Summa Cum Laude from S.U.N.Y. Albany with a B.S. double-majoring in both Accounting & Economics. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York. Most recently, he became one of the first cohort of less than a hundred individuals internationally to earn the Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) credential sponsored by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). Dr. Coville was able to obtain his undergraduate education thanks to the support of the G.I. Bill from his service as a paratrooper with the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division. Dr. Coville has published in Advances in Public Interest Accounting, the International Journal of Disclosure and Governance, the Review of Business, and the Academy of Business Research journals. He has also presented research papers in Europe and the USA and published in such international, national and regional conference proceedings as the INFORMS section on Group Decision and Negotiation and the American Accounting Association’s Annual National Meeting, its Mid-Atlantic and North East Regions Annual Meetings, and its Auditing Section Midyear Conference. Dr. Coville came to academia after a successful 20 year career as a controller and risk manager for international derivatives trading firms. His banking career entailed a number of extended assignments and travel in Europe, Asia, and South America as well as the USA. His research interests are in corporate governance, international financial reporting standards, derivative products, financial literacy and sustainability. He has taught at both the undergraduate and graduate level in the following accounting disciplines: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Auditing and Sustainability.

Teaching Interests

Financial, Managerial and Sustainability Accounting

Research Interests

Corporate governance, derivative products, financial literacy and sustainability.

Courses Taught