Accounting Faculty and Staff

Dr. Raymond Shaffer – Professor
Director of the Lariccia School of Accounting & Finance

B.A., Grove City College, 1974
M.B.A., Youngstown State University, 1985
D.B.A., University of Kentucky, 1990

Areas of Interest:
Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting

Phone: 330-941-3196
Email: rjshaffer AT ysu DOT edu









Ms. Jennifer Cambouris – Administrative Assistant 1
Phone: 330-941-3084
Email: jacambouris AT ysu DOT edu


Dr. Joseph Antenucci - Professor Emeritus

B.A., Harvard University, 1975
M.A., University of New Mexico, 1977
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1993

Areas of Interest:
Financial Accounting

Phone: 330-941-3590
Email: jwantenucci AT ysu DOT edu


Dr. Haiyu (Peter) Chen – Associate Professor

B.A., Wuhan University, P.R. China, 1997
M.B.A., Clarkson University, New York, 1999
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2003

Areas of Interest:
Financial Derivatives

Phone: 330-941-1883
Email: hchen.01 AT ysu DOT edu

Dr. Gregory Claypool – Professor

B.A., Kent State University, 1969
A.S., University of Chicago, 1974
M.B.A., Kent State University, 1977
Ph.D., Kent State University, 1988

Areas of Interest:
Financial Reporting
Fraud Examination

Phone: 330-941-2412
Email: gaclaypool AT ysu DOT edu

Dr. Wayne Counts

B.B.A., Universityof Texas of the Permian Basin, 1986
M.S.A., Texas Tech University, 1995
Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 2005

Areas of Interest:
Managerial Accounting

Phone: 330-941-7149
Email: rcounts AT ysu DOT edu
Dr. Marsha Huber

Dr. Marsha Huber - Associate Professor


B.A., Ohio University
M.B.A., Miami University
M.A.P.P., University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Areas of Interest:
Accounting Education Research
Academic and Professional Well-Being
Accounting-Related Issues in the Foodservice Industry

Phone: 330-941-3749
Email: mmhuber AT ysu DOT edu

Dr. Dave Law – Professor

B.A., Youngstown State University, 1975
M.B.A., Youngstown State University, 1985
D.B.A., Cleveland State University, 1995

Areas of Interest:
Financial Accounting
Writing across the Curriculum

Phone: 330-941-1881
Email: dblaw AT ysu DOT edu

Mrs. Kathy Mumaw – Full-time Instructor

Phone: 330-941-3199
Email: kemumaw AT ysu DOT edu

Dr. Karin A. Petruska - Assistant Professor

B.S.B.A., Youngstown State University, 1989
M.B.A., Youngstown State University, 1993
Ph.D., Kent State University, 2008

Areas of Interest:
Financial Accounting and Reporting
International Accounting
Earnings Quality and Disclosure
Analyst Following

Phone: 330-941-1876
Email: kapetruska AT ysu DOT edu


Dr. Norbert Pierre 

Bachelor of Science,  Howard University
Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Master of Philosophy, City University of New York
Doctor of Philosophy, City University of New York

Corporate Governance
Social and Economic Networks,
Quantitative Finance

Phone: 330-941-3079
Email: npierre AT ysu DOT edu


Dr. David E. Stout – Andrews Endowed Chair, Professor

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh Grad. School of Business

Areas of Interest:
Cost Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Accounting Education Research

Phone: 330-941-3509
Email: destout AT ysu DOT edu

Phone: 330-941-3083
Email: jaatacket AT cc.ysu DOT edu



Dr. James Tackett – Professor

B.S.B.A., Youngstown State University, 1977
M.B.A., Youngstown State University, 1978
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1983

Areas of Interest:

Phone: 330-941-3083
Email: jaatacket AT cc.ysu DOT edu


Dr. Ronald Volpe – Professor Emeritus

B.S.B.A., Youngstown State University, 1964
M.B.A., Central Michigan University, 1968
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1975

Areas of Interest:
Financial Literacy
Financial Planning
Financial Education

Phone: 330-941-1872
Email: rpvolpe AT ysu DOT edu









Dr. Fran Wolf – Professor

B.A., Miami University, Oxford, OH, 1974
M.B.A., Youngstown State University, 1988
Ph.D., Kent State University, 1994

Areas of Interest:
Financial Analysis
Corporate Finance

Phone: 330-941-7259
Email: wolf1876 AT yahoo DOT com

Dr.  Peter Woodlock – Professor

B.S.B.A., Youngstown State University, 1979
M.S., Ohio State University, 1990
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1990

Areas of Interest:
Managerial Accounting
Corporate Governance
Executive Compensation

Phone: 330-941-7259
Email:P_Woodlock AT yahoo DOT com

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