Seymour Jones is a clinical professor of accounting at New York University Stern School of Business. Professor Jones teaches courses in auditing, tax and legal aspects of entrepreneurism, international accounting, and forensic accounting. He is also the Associate Director of Ross Institute of Accounting Research at Stern School of Business. Professor Jones has been with NYU Stern for fifteen years. His primary research areas include audit committees, auditing, entrepreneurship, financial reporting, and fraud. Professor Jones has been principal author of numerous books and articles including Conflicts of Interest, The Coopers & Lybrand Guide to Growing Your Business, The Emerging Business, The Bankers Guide to Audit Reports and Financial Statements and The Forensic Accountant's Role in Litigation. Before joining NYU Stern, Professor Jones was senior partner at Coopers & Lybrand (PWC) where he was Partner]in]Charge of Risk Management, National Director of Business Investigation & Financial Advisory Services (Business Reorganization, Bankruptcy, Mergers & Acquisitions and Fraud Investigations) and Founder & National Director of Emerging Business Service. Professor Jones is a certified public accountant in New York State.
Professor Jones received his Bachelor of Arts in economics from City College, City University of New York. He received his Master of Business Administration from NYU Stern. Professor Jones has received the following honors: Beta Gamma Sigma at NYU, Phi Beta Kappa at CUNY and the Economics Medal at CUNY.