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Joseph T. Kuvshinikov

  • Associate Professor
    Finance & Economics


  • Certified Public Accountant - Pennsylvania (Earned 1993)
  • Certified Public Accountant - Ohio (Earned 1997)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner - International (Earned 2007)

Courses Taught

Prof. Dr. Joseph T. Kuvshinikov, CPA, CFE, MBA, PhD is currently teaching the following courses at Gannon University:

  • Financial Management I
  • Fundamentals of Financial Management (Graduate Course)
  • Advanced Financial Management (Graduate Course)

Prof. Dr. Kuvshinikov taught the following courses at Kent State University between 1994 and 2018 before taking early retirement in Spring 2018:

  • Accounting I - Financial Accounting
  • Accounting I - Financial Accounting Computer Lab
  • Accounting II - Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting III - Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Accounting IV - Intermediate Financial Accounting II
  • Accounting for Entrepreneurs I & II
  • Business Consulting and Practicum
  • Case Studies in Fraud Examination
  • Collaborative Project Management
  • Cost Control and Analysis for Management
  • Computerized Accounting Systems
  • Dynamics of Leadership
  • Global Business Management
  • Individual and Group Behavior
  • Individual Investigation in Technology
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Corporate Tax Preparation
  • Introduction to Cost Accounting
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Web Page Design
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Principles of Fraud Examination
  • Ethical Issues in Fraud Examination
  • Seminar in Fraud Examination
  • Spreadsheet Applications
  • Strategic Business Simulations

Educational History

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Organizational Learning and Leadership (Gannon University, 2012) (Dissertation: A Study of the Relationship between Dimensions of National Culture and Generalized Disposition to Trust) (Dissertation Defense: December 2012) (Awarded "Outstanding Graduate of the Organizational Learning and Leadership PhD Program for 2012-2013")
  • Master of Business Administration - Business Administration (Pennsylvania State University, December 1992)
  • Bachelor of Science - Accounting (Pennsylvania State University, May 1987) (Awarded "PICPA Excellence in Accounting Studies")

Professional Experience

  • Visiting Professor, Finance and Economics, Gannon University, August 2018 to Present
  • Tenured Associate Professor and Lead Faculty - Accounting, Business, and Related Technologies, Kent State University, August 1994 to May 2018
  • Adjunct Instructor, Gannon University, 1993 to 1994
  • Instructor, Northwest Institute of Research, 1993 to 1994
  • Adjunct Instructor, Pennsylvania State University, 1992 to 1994
  • Computer Lab Coordinator, Pennsylvania State University, 1992 to 1993
  • Graduate Research Assistant,. Pennsylvania State University, 1991 to 1992
  • Senior Researcher, Keystone University Research Corporation, 1990 to 1994
  • Staff Accountant, Coleman, Abbondanza, and Schaney, Inc. CPAs, 1989 to 1990
  • Accountant, First National Bank of Pennsylvania, 1987 to 1989

Professional Societies

  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Past Chapter President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer)
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Rotary International


Authorship of Technical/Professional Books, or Chapters in Technical Books

  • Kuvshinikov, Joseph T. (2002) A pedagogical model for imparting cross-disciplinary communication skills necessary to develop and operate the infrastructure of virtual corporations. In L. M. Camarinha-Matos (ed.) Collaborate Business Ecosystems and Virtual Enterprises. 579-586.

 Authorship of Technical/Professional Refereed Articles in Professional Publications

(3 pending upload to profile)

Authorship of Technical/Professional Refereed Articles in Conference Proceedings

(9 pending upload to profile)

Authorship of Technical/Professional Non-Refereed Articles

(4 pending upload to profile)

International Presentations in Professional Meetings (Oral or Poster) in Own Discipline

(32 pending upload to profile)


Consulting Service

Prof. Dr. Kuvshinikov has served as professional mentor for the following clients of Erie Technology Incubator (* indicates that Kuvshinikov has incorporated student consulting for these clients as substantial portions of his university coursework):

  • reCap Mason Jars *
  • Santi, LLC
  • Medical Opinion Center *
  • GreenLightingLED *
  • Destination Known, LLC *
  • 3Sixty5 *
  • Alqhtani & Hanna, LLC
  • Khonsu, LLC

University Service at Kent State University (1994 to 2018)

Academic Mentor Responsibilities

  • Full time tenure track professors mentored - 3
  • Full and part time non-tenure track instructors mentored - 12

Peer Reviews Provided

  • Associate professor peer reviews - 2
  • Promotion to associate professor peer review -1
  • Tenure track faculty peer reviews - 5
  • Term faculty peer reviews - 8
  • Adjunct/part time instructor peer reviews - 15

Committee Participation Inside and Outside Kent State University (1994 to 2018)

Committees Servicing the Regional Campus System

  • Chair positions held - 4
  • Membership - 20

Committees Servicing the Ashtabula Campus

  • Chair positions held - 7
  • Membership - 40



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