George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

Learn from the Best and Brightest

Our faculty live, work, and consult in the Washington, D.C., area and draw on their real-world experience to enrich classroom instruction. They bring senior accounting leaders and industry experts into the classroom to give students the latest on industry trends.

School of Business faculty members bring both theoretical and applied expertise to the classroom and advocate real-world learning. They incorporate daily opportunities to connect business theory with reality. Role-playing, simulations, projects, and guest speakers are used to illuminate learning from textbooks, lectures, and discussions.

Mason accounting faculty teach both the on-campus program and the online MS in Accounting program. Accounting faculty include

jk aier


JK Aier

Nine years of experience in public accounting and banking with expertise in insider trading, cash flow analysis, earnings quality, and corporate governance


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Long Chen

Expert in accounting conservatism, corporate governance, IFRS and international studies, auditing, and compensation and debt contracting


syed hasan


Syed Hasan

Virginia licensed Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, and an Enrolled Agent. His interests are financial accounting, cost accounting, taxation, and auditing

Mark Ingram


Mark Ingram

Member of the American Institute of CPA's and the Virginia Society of CPA's


richard larsen


Richard Larsen

Specializes in tax policy, financial reporting for taxes, executive leadership and management, and corporate tax department operations and risk management


kumar visvanathan


Kumar Visvanathan

Specializes in information content of accounting information, accounting for deferred taxes, and disclosure of not-for-profit organizations and financial statement analysis

 Not pictured: Robert Broshears, and Gary Dittmer.