James J Cordeiro, Ph.D

Professor and Chair, Accounting
(585) 395-5793
Office: Hartwell Hall 115 B


  • MSt (Practical Ethics), Oxford University (Pembroke College, ongoing)
  • PhD, Management Systems, SUNY Buffalo
  • MBA, Finance & Management Information Systems, University of Rochester
  • BS, Microbiology and Chemistry, University of Bombay

Fellow: Romanell Center for Clinical Ethics & Philosophy of Medicine, University at Buffalo

Fellow: Corporate Governance Center, Kennesaw State U.

Competitive Awards: Economic Science & Research Council UK), Erasmus Mundus (EU)

Visiting scholar at Cardiff, Aston, Lund, CEU, Humboldt (Berlin), Padova, IIT (Bombay)

Selected Editorial Review Boards:

  • Strategic Management Journal (Wiley), 2009 - Present.
  • Organizations and Environment (Sage), 2012 – Present.
  •  Business Strategy and the Environment (Wiley), 2010 – Present.

Research Interests

  • Corporate finance, corporate governance, CSR, sustainability, accounting
  • Practical ethics (assistive gestational technologies, autonomous trucking, corporate farming)

Teaching Interests (Places taught)

  • Corporate Finance (UG, MS, MBA) (Brockport, Buffalo), Sustainability (Clark) 
  • Strategic Management (UG, MBA) (Rutgers-Camden; Brockport)

Certifications/Professional Development

  • Algorithms at Work Reading Group, Law Faculty, Oxford University, 2022-2023
  • Bioethics: The Law, Medicine, and Ethics of Reproductive Technologies and Genetics (Harvard X), 2021
  • Certificate in Sustainable Business Strategies (Harvard Business School HBX) 2018
  • Art and Craft of Discussion Leadership, Harvard Business School, 2009, 2014
  • Teaching Cases Online, Harvard Business School Press, 2014
  • American Council on Education (ACE) Leadership Academy for Department Chairs, 2012
  • GRONEN (Group on Organizations and Natural Environment), Euromed, France, 2012, Hamburg, 2015
  • Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability, Yale University (2012), Harvard Business School (2010)
  • China Goes Global, Harvard Kennedy School (2008-2011)
  • Faculty Development in International Business, U. of South Carolina, 2001
  • Master Teacher’s Program, Georgia State University, 2000
  • Business, Ethics and Religion, Yale University, 2000