Charles A. Barragato
Research Professor, Accounting
Dr. Barragato joined the College of Business in 2014 after spending 28 years on the faculty of the LIU-Post School of Professional Accountancy, where he taught accounting and taxation. He also served as the School’s Director since 2006. Dr. Barragato concentrates his research in the areas of taxation, financial reporting, and agency issues associated with the nonprofit sector. He has presented at numerous conferences and has published articles in a host of academic and practitioner journals. Dr. Barragato currently serves as an outside reviewer for Voluntas, and also provides commentary on tax and accounting issues to The Journal of Taxation, The Wall Street Journal, The Long Island Business News, The Trusted Professional and TheStreet.com. He was awarded the NYSSCPA’s coveted “Dr. Emanuel Saxe Outstanding CPA in Education Award” and LIU-Post “David Newton Award” for excellence in teaching. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation. Dr. Barragato is also past-president of the NYSSCPAs – Suffolk Chapter. His professional experience includes two and one-half years with KPMG, a global accounting and tax advisory firm.
Dr. Barragato earned his Ph.D. in Business (concentration in Accounting) from CUNY – Baruch College. He earned his B.S. degree in Accounting from the Long Island University –C. W. Post School of Professional Accountancy and a Master’s Degree in Taxation from the same institution.
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