Department of Accounting

College of Business and Public Management

410 Business and Public Management Center
50 Sharpless Street
West Chester, PA 19383
Department of Accounting
Lori Fuller, Chairperson

There are no programs leading to a graduate degree in accounting. The department offers, on a limited basis, graduate courses in this area.

All applicants to one of West Chester University’s graduate programs will be held to the graduate admissions requirements. When applicable, additional requirements for admission into specific department program(s) may be listed below.

All graduate students are held to the academic policies and procedures outlined in the graduate catalog. Students are encouraged to review departmental handbooks for program tips, suggested course sequences, and explanations of procedures. When applicable, additional policies for specific department programs may be listed below.


Anthony Cataldo (2007)

B.S., B.A., M.Acc., University of Arizona; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Robert P. Derstine (2013)

B.S.B.A., M.B.A., Drexel University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

Kevin E. Flynn (1998)

B.S. Miami University of Ohio; M.S., Drexel University; Ph.D., Drexel University

Lori Fuller (2009)

Chairperson, Accounting

B.B.A., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Arizona State University

Peter Oehlers (2004)

B.S., Rowan University; M.B.A., Drexel University; D.B.A., Louisiana Tech University

Associate Professors

Sean Andre (2016)

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Richard Barndt (2010)

B.S., M.B.A., La Salle University; Ed.D., Widener University

Joy Embree (2016)

M.B.A., University of Akron; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; C.P.A., Wyoming

Ki Kyung Song (2018)

B.A., Ewha Women¿s University, South Korea; M.S., Ph.D., Temple University

Assistant Professor

Phyllis A. Belak (2013)

B.S., West Chester University of Pennsylvania; M.B.A., Drexel University


ACC 690. Special Topics in Accounting. 3 Credits.

A seminar or independent study course on selected Accounting topics. Includes research paper or project, which examines one or more contemporary Accounting issues not available in the existing curriculum. This course may be taken again for credit.
Repeatable for Credit.