Mark E. Hughes

Mark E. Hughes

Director of Accounting Programs and Lecturer
Accounting and Law
Massry School of Business


Massry School of Business BB201J

PhD Informatics, University at Albany, 2016


Mark E. Hughes

Faculty Expertise and Achievement

Mark Hughes is the Director of Accounting Programs and a lecturer at the University at Albany. He teaches undergraduate and graduate-level accounting, audit, and strategic management classes. His diverse background includes experience as a tax accountant, general manager of a local not-for-profit arts organization, public speaking instructor, volunteer minister, church music director, piano teacher, arranger-composer, and owner of a local personal service business.

Research Interests

Entrepreneurship, use of natural language processing (NLP) in accounting and auditing, micro-business management, social implications of accounting, tax, and audit regulations, and accounting and management pedagogy.

Research Websites

Teaching Interests and Areas

  • BACC 419/519 – Data Analytics for Audit & Controls (Undergraduate/Graduate)
  • BACC 311/512 – Intermediate Accounting I (Undergraduate)
  • BACC 312/513 – Intermediate Accounting II (Undergraduate)
  • BACC 411 – Advanced Accounting (Undergraduate)
  • BACC 518 – Accounting for Managers (Graduate)
  • BACC 461/561 - Auditing Theory & Practice (Undergraduate/Graduate)
  • BACC 552 – Financial Statement Fraud & Corporate Governance (Graduate)
  • BACC 620 – Accounting for Governmental and Not-For-Profit Entities (Graduate)
  • BACC 381 - Accounting Information Systems (Undergraduate)
  • UFSP 102 – Freshman Seminar (World of Accounting)

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