Amanda Sanseverino

Assistant Professor, Accounting, CIS & Law

Amanda Sanseverino, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor within the Accounting, Business Analytics, CIS & Law Department of the O'Malley School of Business.

Dr. Sanseverino's research interests broadly include international and domestic regulation, disclosure, crime, and ethics. Her recent research examines the effects of extraterritoriality in foreign anti-corruption laws on US multinationals' business and reporting decisions. She is also conducting research on the impact of mandatory corporate social responsibility disclosure. She is especially interested in corruption, fraud, and other aspects of corporate misconduct, as well as innovative settings, designs, and methods that facilitate casual inferences. She has a particular interest in research at the intersection of accounting and other disciplines, including economics, law, management, and marketing. 

Dr. Sanseverino is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in New York State. Before entering academia, her career specialized in private equity funds and taxation. Her professional experience includes positions at EY, Citi, Citco Fund Services, and JPMorgan Chase. She enjoys writing, running, mentoring, literature, art, and film. 


  • Ph.D., Business (Accounting), Baruch College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York
  • M.B.A., Baruch College, City University of New York
  • M.Phil., Business, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
  • M.S., Accounting, St. John's University
  • B.S., Accounting, St. John's University

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Accounting I
  • Principles of Accounting II
  • Business Statistics I (taught at Baruch College)
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting (taught at Baruch College)
  • Research
    • "The Impact of Anti-Corruption Laws: Evidence from the U.K. Bribery Act's Extraterritorial Reach." Working Paper.
    • "Anti-Corruption Laws and Segment Reporting" with Donal Byard, Heemin Lee, and Edward Li. Working Paper.
    • "Real Effects of Mandatory Social Responsibility Disclosure" with Donal Byard, Heemin Lee, and Yakun Wang. Work in Progress.
  • Professional Experience and Memberships
    • American Accounting Association (AAA)
    • AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) 
    • AAA International Accounting Section (IAS) 
    • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society – Epsilon Chapter
    • Gamma Iota Sigma Honorary Risk Management Society
    • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
  • Honors, Awards, and Grants
    • H. Fenwick Huss Teaching Award (2019)
    • Mills and Tannenbaum Baruch College Fund Award (2019)
    • The Graduate Center Doctoral Teaching Fellowship (2016–2020)
    • Baruch College Fund Summer Research Award (2016–2020)