Sajay Samuel

Clinical Associate Professor of Accounting & STS
Department: Accounting
Office: 379 Business Building
Phone: 814-865-0054
Fax: 814-863-8393
E-mail: sajay@psu.edu
Member of Faculty Since: 2003


Introduction

Sajay Samuel has taught Management Accounting and related subjects to undergraduates, MBA's and Executives over assignments that included stints at Bucknell University and the University of Connecticut. His research published in scholarly journals aims at clarifying some of the foundational assumptions of management thought and practice. Parallel to these researches on management and accounting he also studies political philosophy and history. He has presented the early fruits of this work in France, Italy, Germany and England.


Current Research

Professor Samuel is working on the political significance of administrative agencies (e.g, SEC) and professional associations (e.g, Accounting Profession) in liberal democratic polities.


Expertise

Management & Cost Accounting; Strategic cost management
History of quantification; political theory
Federal Budgets


Publication List

Sajay Samuel & Armond Manassian, "The rise and coming fall of International Accounting Research", Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Forthcoming, pp..

Sajay Samuel and Jean Robert, "Water runs and ought to run freely: reflections on ?scarcity? in economics", in (eds). Lyla Mehta, Limits to Scarcity, , 109-126.

Sajay Samuel, Mark Covaleski, & Mark Dirsmith, "On the Eclipse of Professionalism in Accounting: an essay", Accounting, Organizations and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood , pp.367-395.

Sajay Samuel & Mark Covaleski, & Mark Dirsmith, "Accounting in and for U.S. Governments and Non-Profits: a review of research and a call to further inquiry", in Handbook of Management Accounting Research v.3, 1299-1322.

Sajay Samuel & Dean Bavington, "Energy and Equity in World Fisheries", The International Journal of Illich Studies, 2, pp.55-64.

Sajay Samuel, Mark Dirsmith and Barbara McElroy, "Monetized Medicine: from the physical to the fiscal", Accounting, Organizations and Society, 1/1/2005, 30/3, 249-278.

Sajay Samuel, "Accounting", Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Ethics, 1/1/2005, MacMillian, 249-278.


Education

Ph.D. , Business Administration, Penn State University,  1995 
M.S., Accounting, Penn State University,  1990 
M. Comm., Finance & Banking, Bombay University,  1987 


Courses

ACCTG 404, Managerment Accounting
ACCTG 504, Management Accounting (MS)
STS/PHIL 4, Ivan Illich
BA521, Management Accounting (MBA & Exec_MBA)