James J Cordeiro, Ph.D

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


  • PhD, Management Systems, SUNY Buffalo
  • MBA, Finance & Management Information Systems, University of Rochester
  • BS, Microbiology and Chemistry, University of Bombay

Research Interests

  • Corporate executive and director compensation and corporate governance
  • Strategic environmental management (US, China, Argentina, UK)
  • Corporate environmental performance measurement and management
  • Corporate social responsibility, business ethics

Teaching Interests

  • Principles of Finance (Brockport)
  • Strategic Management (Brockport)
  • Corporate Finance Policy (Brockport, U. Buffalo Singapore Institute of Management)
  • Corporate Finance (MBA, Brockport)
  • Sustainability, CSR (Clark University)
  • Strategic Management (MBA) (Rutgers-Camden; Brockport)

Certifications/Professional Development

  • 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