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845-575-3000, ext. 2149

Michael A. Craven

Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting


Dr. Craven joined the Marist faculty in 2020 as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting after completing his PhD in accounting at Washington State University. His research focuses on compensation disclosures, particularly those for rank-and-file employees such as the pay ratio disclosure mandated by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, and related corporate social responsibility (CSR) issues. Dr. Craven enjoys teaching foundational courses in accounting and hopes to make them accessible to all students.


PhD, Business Administration - Accounting, Washington State University, 2020
BSBA, Accounting and Economics, La Salle University, 2010

Research Interests / Areas of Focus

Compensation Disclosures; Executive Compensation; Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); Structural Equation Modeling (SEM); Managerial and Cost Accounting; Government and Nonprofit Accounting

Selected Presentations

2019 AAA Annual Meeting, Emerging and Innovative Research Session
A Comprehensive Scale Development of Corporate Social Responsibility Constructs Using Existing Analyst Data

Awards and Honors

Beta Gamma Sigma