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 broad research interests include international and domestic regulation, sustainability, ethics, and disclosure. She is especially interested in corporate fraud, corruption, and supply chain responsibility. Her recent research examines the effects of extraterritoriality in foreign anti-corruption laws on US multinationals' business and reporting decisions, as well as the impact of mandatory corporate social responsibility disclosures. She has a particular interest in research at the intersection of accounting and other disciplines, including law, psychology, and economics. 

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, film, reading, and mentoring. 

Education

  • 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 (summa cum laude)

Courses Taught

Graduate-Level
  • Forensic Accounting, Fraud Examination, and Ethics
Undergraduate-Level
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Principles of Accounting I
  • Principles of Accounting II
  • Business Statistics I (taught at Baruch College)
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting (taught at Baruch College)
  • Research
    Selected current projects:
    • "The Impact of Anti-Corruption Laws: Evidence from the U.K. Bribery Act's Extraterritorial Reach." 
    • "Anti-Corruption Laws and Geographic Segment Reporting" with Donal Byard, Heemin Lee, and Edward Li. 
    • "Real Effects of Mandatory Social Responsibility Disclosure" with Donal Byard, Heemin Lee, and Yakun Wang. 
  • Professional Experience and Memberships
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – New York State
    • American Accounting Association (AAA)
    • AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) 
    • AAA Forensic Accounting Section (FAS)
    • AAA International Accounting Section (IAS) 
    • AAA Public Interest Section (PI)
    • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society – Epsilon Chapter
    • Gamma Iota Sigma Honorary Risk Management Society
    • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
  • Honors, Awards, and Grants
    • AAA Outstanding International Accounting Dissertation Award (2021)
    • Mills and Tannenbaum Baruch College Fund Award (2019)
    • H. Fenwick Huss Teaching Award (2019)
    • The Graduate Center Doctoral Teaching Fellowship (2016–2020)
    • Baruch College Fund Summer Research Award (2016–2020)