Bates News - 08-17-17
Expert Spotlight: Bates Fraud and Forensic Expert Mary-Jo Kranacher
Based in New York, Mary-Jo Kranacher is the ACFE-Endowed Professor of Fraud Examination and former department chairman for Accounting & Finance in the School of Business & Information Systems at York College of The City University of New York (CUNY). Professor Kranacher is a certified public accountant (CPA), a certified fraud examiner (CFE), and certified in financial forensics (CFF). She is the former editor-in-chief of The CPA Journal and is President Emeritus of the Institute for Fraud Prevention (IFP), an industry/university cooperative research center for the prevention of fraud and corruption. Professor Kranacher presented a workshop in spring 2017 on the topic of fraud detection and deterrence for The City University of New York's Internal Audit department, Compliance department, Vice Presidents, and Business Managers. Professor Kranacher co-authored a bestselling textbook titled "Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination," published by John Wiley & Sons (2010), and was recently featured in a WalletHub article where she discussed credit scores. You can find the piece, which has already garnered a great deal of nationwide news coverage, here.
Professor Kranacher writes and speaks extensively on anti-fraud education, forensic accounting, fraud detection and deterrence, professional ethics, and accounting education and was named the 2009 ACFE Educator of the Year.