Mark E. Hughes

Mark E. Hughes

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


Massry Center for Business 201J

Ph.D. Informatics, 2016, University at Albany

Masters in Taxation, 2009, University at Albany

Bachelor of Science - Accounting, 2007, University at Albany

Mark E. Hughes

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.

Courses Taught

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)

BACC 581 – Internal Controls & Financial Information Systems (Graduate)

BMGT 450 – Managerial Leadership and Decision-making (Undergraduate)

BMGT 481W – Strategic Management (Undergraduate)

UFSP 102 – Freshman Seminar (World of Accounting)