Ralph Licastro

Senior Lecturer in Accounting
Department: Accounting
Office: 320 Business Building
Phone: 814-865-9252
Fax: 814-863-8393
E-mail: rdl2@psu.edu
Member of Faculty Since: 1983


Introduction

Ralph Licastro has over 30 years experience in public accounting including forensic accounting and auditing, business valuation, litigation support services, taxation, small business consulting, and alternative dispute resolution. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified Valuation Analyst and is author and co-author of several publications and continuing education programs on accounting, taxation and litigation services. Mr.Licastro is the recipient of the 1997 and 2005 Lester L. Shonto Award for Excellence in Accounting Education.


Expertise

Forensic Accounting, Fraud & Alternative Dispute Resolution


Publication List

Ralph Licastro, "The CPA's Role in Alternative Dispute Resolution", Pennsylvania CPA Journal, 1/1/1995, 66 (6), 30-32.

Ralph Licastro et al, "Meeting Client Needs", AICPA & Kellogg Foundation funded CPE, 1/1/1985, 66 (6), 30-32.

Ralph Licastro et al, "Tax Strategies for Physical Education & Recreation Professionals", Venture Publishing, Inc., 1/1/1981, , .

Ralph Licastro & Ronald Copeland, "A Note on Income Smoothing", The Accounting Review, January 1968, XLIII (3), 540-545.


Education

M. S., Accounting, The Pennsylvania State University,  1971 
B. S., Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University,  1965 


Courses

Accounting, Auditing & Assurance Services - Writing Intensive
Accounting, Forensic Accounting
Accounting, Forensic Accounting & Litgation Support