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William Walsh

William Walsh

Professor of Accounting Practice

315-443-3589
Room: 336
wiwalsh@syr.edu

MBA, Syracuse University

William J. Walsh, CPA, holds an AB from the University of Scranton and an MBA from Syracuse University. Walsh is an assistant professor of accounting in the The Martin J. Whitman School of Management, where he also serves as director of the Lubin School of Accounting. He is a member of AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) and NYSCPA (New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants ) and holds a position on the Boards of the Syracuse University Tax Institute, and the Alibrandi Catholic Center at Syracuse University. Walsh was named Outstanding Professor for 2000 in the Department of Accounting and was recognized by Beta Gamma Sigma students as the The Martin J. Whitman School of Management Faculty Member of the Year in 2002 and 2005. Walsh is also the 2006-07 recipient of the Whitman School of Management’s Oberwager Prize. The Oberwager Prize was established in 2000 by Washburn Oberwager ’66 and Susan Oberwager to honor faculty who have positively influenced students outside of the classroom. Walsh teaches a number of courses in the Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting and in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises. He recently held the prestigious Whitman Teaching Fellowship (2004-2006). In May of 2018 Walsh was named Professor Emeritus.

Research Topics

  • Venture Capital
  • Auditing
  • Financial Acccoutning

He teaches a number of courses in the Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting and in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises. Professor Walsh recently held the prestigious Whitman Teaching Fellowship in the Whitman School (2004-2006) He serves as faculty advisor to Beta Alpha Psi, the business honorary for financial information professionals.