Our Faculty

Barbara Farrell

Professor

Lubin School of Business

Accounting

Location
  • @ Pleasantville
    Goldstein Academic Center

Education

EdD, Columbia University, New York, NY
Educational Administration

BBA, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY
Accounting

MBA, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY
Accounting

Academic and Professional Engagement Activities

Barbara Farrell is a CPA who has spent time in both Big 8 public accounting and in private industry as a Chief Audit Executive. Professor Farrell began teaching at Pace University in 1980 as an adjunct professor, and as a full time professor in 1984. Professor Farrell's interests are in auditing, accounting information systems, forensic accounting and internal auditing. She teaches both in face-to-face classes and online. Professor Farrell loves teaching both traditional and non-traditional students, and has been teaching online for over 20 years.

Additional activities include:
* Having Chaired the decennial Middle States Review
* Chaired campaign to collect donations received by E&Y amounting to over $700,000 in scholarships to accounting students.
* Member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees at Pace University
* Member of the Board of Trustees of Academic Federal Credit Union
* Chair of the Westchester Faculty Council Curriculum Committee
*Special Certifications and/or Designations - CPA. (1978 - Present).
* Annually attends Continuing Education Program, "PwC Faculty Forum"

Selected Contributions & Publications

Chan, K., Farrell, B., Lee, P. (2009). Trends of Accounting Restatements During the Period 2000-2007 and Big Four/Five Auditors',. Journal of Business & Economics Research.

Chan, K.R., Farrell, B., Lee, P. How did firms change their internal controls after reporting material internal control weaknesses under SOX 404?. .

Farrell, B.R., Healy, P., Chan, K., Lee, P. Audit fee savings and shareholders' wealth. Accounting and Business Review.

Farrell, B.R., Sachs, D., Hale, N. Witnessing Growth & Providing Sustainable Support for an Online Program Pace University Faculty Institute. Conference Proceeding.

Chan, K.C., Farrell, B.R., Healy, P., Lett, P. (2011). Firm Performance Following Auditor Changes For Audit Fee Savings. Journal of Business & Economics Research.

Chan, K., Farrell, B., Lee, P. (2009). Trends of Accounting Restatements During the Period 2000-2007 and Big Four/Five Auditors',. Journal of Business & Economics Research.

Chan, K., Farrell, B., Healy, P., Wong, A. (2017). Shareholder Rights and Legal Enforcement. American Journal of Business Research. 9(1), 73-84. Read More >>

Chan, K., Farrell, B., Healy, P., Wong, A. (2016). Law and Reporting Compliance Confidence. Journal of Accounting, Ethics & Public Policy . 17(4), 1003-1018.

Chan, K., Farrell, B., Wong, A. (2015). Investor Protection and Legal Efficiency Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America. Conference Proceeding.

Chan, K., Farrell, B., Healy, P. (2014). Audit Firm Rotation – Concerns And Considerations. Journal of Applied Business Research. 30(1), 227-232.

Hale, N., Hunter, A., Mayadas, F., Sachs, D., Farrell, B. (2012). An Exploration of Workforce Trends in Developing and Delivering Blended and Online Education SloanC Blended learning Conference. Conference Proceeding.