Nina T. Dorata, BS, MBA, PhD, CPA

Nina Dorata is a member of the faculty in the Department of Accounting and Taxation at St. John’s University. Prior to this, she taught at the State University of New York at the College of Old Westbury, where she served as chair of the Accounting and Business Law Department. Additionally, she taught at St. Joseph’s College where she co-founded the Accounting Club. Nina has taught numerous courses in financial and managerial accounting on both graduate and undergraduate curriculums.

Nina’s professional experience includes working as an auditor for Price Waterhouse & Co., where she serviced clients in the financial services and manufacturing industries. She was an assistant vice president of corporate accounting for E.F. Hutton & Co. Inc. and a director of financial reporting at Staff Builders Inc. At present, she volunteers as an audit committee member for the Northport-East Northport School District and as a consultant for not-for-profit entities.

Nina’s research interest focuses primarily on financial reporting and capital markets. She has presented numerous papers to academic forums and has published in peer reviewed journals such as the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Managerial Finance, Accounting Forum, Corporate Governance, Review of Business, and The CPA Journal.
Nina earned her PhD in accounting from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in 2003. She holds a BS in Accounting and an MBA. in Taxation from St. John’s University. She is a member of the AICPA, the New York State Society of CPAs, and the American Accounting Association.