Victoria L. Shoaf, Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Accountancy
PhD, Business (Accounting), Baruch College, CUNYMBA, Accounting, Pace UniversityBA, English, California State College

Dr. Victoria Shoaf is a Professor in the Department of Accountancy. She previously served as Dean of the Tobin College of Business and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, following service as Chair and Assistant Chair of the Department of Accounting and Taxation. She received her Ph. D. in Business, with a specialization in Accounting, from Baruch College of the City University of New York in 1997; she was awarded the 1997 Lasdon Dissertation Award. In addition to publications addressing financial and international accounting issues and accounting education (The Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, Association for Financial Professionals Journal, Journal of Accounting Education, Bank Accounting & Finance, Commercial Lending Review, Review of Business), her research includes studies of the problems of corporate social responsibility and business ethics dilemmas in the new economy (Journal of Business Ethics, Business Horizons). Prior to earning her Ph.D. and joining St. John's University on a full-time basis, Dr. Shoaf worked for over fifteen years in the retail industry with merchandising firms. Her expertise is in establishing effective accounting systems and controls, including operational functions such as order entry and fulfillment, inventory control, point-of-sale data transfers and sales audit, as well as financial accounting functions. She has held controllership/CFO positions at Laura Ashley, Inc., Greeff Fabrics, Inc., and Tie Rack, Inc. While working in industry and while completing her doctoral degree, Dr. Shoaf taught accounting courses as an adjunct instructor at Pace University and at Baruch College. She received a commendation from the Dean at Pace University for teaching excellence, and she was awarded a Graduate Teaching Fellowship at Baruch College. Dr. Shoaf currently serves on the Board of the New York State Society of CPAs Queens/Brooklyn Chapter. 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. She is a member of the St. John’s University chapter of the Ladies of Charity and serves as the Treasurer on the board of the Ladies of Charity USA.

Courses Taught

ACC
150
Fundamentals Of Accounting
ACC
162
Accounting Principles
ACC
163
Advanced Acct Principles
ACC
232
Critique Of Accounting Theory
ACC
238
Advanced Accounting I
ACC
239
Advanced Accounting Ii
ACC
515
FIN'L REPORTING CONCEPTS &PROB
ACC
602
GLOBAL FIN & MALREPORTING
ACC
615
FIN REPORTING: CONCEPTS & APPS
ACC
630
FIN REPORTING: SPEC TOPICS
ACC
632
CRITIQUE OF ACCOUNTING THEORY
ACC
639
GOVERNMENT & NON-PROFIT
ACC
2320
FUNDAMENTALS OF ACCOUNTING
ACC
2338
Fundamentals Of Accounting I
ACC
2339
Fundamentals Of Accounting Ii
ACC
2340
Managerial Accounting
ACC
2371
INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I
ACC
3341
INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I
ACC
3342
INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II
ACC
3372
INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II
ACC
3373
INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING III
ACC
3441
Intermediate Accounting I
ACC
3442
Intermediate Accounting Ii
ACC
4244
ADVANCED ACCOUNTING II
ACC
4251
SEMINAR IN ACCOUNTING THEORY
BUSI
1000
ACCOUNTING FOR LAWYERS
HON
2371
INTERMEDIATE ACC I - HONORS
HON
3372
INTERMEDIATE ACCT II - HONORS
HON
3373
INTERMEDIATE ACC III - HONORS
IB
699
INT'L BUSINESS INTERNSHIP