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Seymour Jones

Seymour Jones

Joined Stern 1993

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 10-95
New York, NY 10012

E-mail sjones@stern.nyu.edu
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Seymour Jones is a clinical professor of accounting at New York University Stern School of Business. Professor Jones teaches courses in Auditing, Forensic Accounting, and International Accounting. He is also the Associate Director of Ross Institute of Accounting Research at Stern School of Business. Professor Jones has been with NYU Stern for 20 years. His primary research areas include audit committees, auditing, entrepreneurship, financial reporting, and fraud. Professor Jones has been principal author of numerous books including Conflict of Interest, The Coopers & Lybrand Guide to Growing Your Business, The Emerging Business, and The Bankers Guide to Audit Reports and Financial Statements. Before joining NYU Stern, Professor Jones was senior partner at Coopers & Lybrand and S.D. Leidesdorf & Co. Professor Jones is a certified public accountant in New York State.

Professor Jones received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from City College, City University of New York. He received his Master of Business Administration from NYU Stern.

Courses Taught

  • Auditing
  • Forensic Accounting
  • International Accounting

Academic Background

M.B.A., 1954
NYU Stern

B.A., Econometrics, 1952
City University of New York

Areas of Expertise


  • Accounting Fraud
  • Auditing
  • Financial Reporting
  • Forensic Accounting
  • International Accounting
  • Regulatory Bodies (FASB, IASB, PCAOB, SEC, IFRS, GAAP)