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Degree Program University
Ph.D. Information Science University at Albany, SUNY
M.B.A. Management Information System University at Albany, SUNY
M.Com. Accounting Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University
B.Com. Hons Accounting Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University

My Siena Experience

My Teaching Philosophy

My goal is to inspire students to learn and to make them understand the fundamental concepts. I believe that students enjoy the learning process when they understand the material. I try to teach at a level at which they can understand. I thoughtfully create program for each class that encompasses variety of learning activities that inspire students to actively engage themselves in the learning process.

My Professional Experience

Year Title University
2018 - 2020 Department Chair, Accounting and Business Law Siena College
2014 - Now Associate Professor of Accounting Siena College
2008 - 2014 Assistant Professor of Accounting Siena College
2006 - 2007 Lecturer in Accounting University at Albany, SUNY
2000 - 2006 Associate/Senior Associate PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
1999 - 2000 Graduate Assistant/Database Analyst University at Albany, SUNY
1992 - 1993 Lecturer in Accounting Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University

Current Research

Dr. Goel's research interests include detection of corporate fraud using linguistic analysis.

Articles & Book Reviews

  • Do Sentiments Matter in Fraud Detection? Estimating Semantic Orientation of Annual Reports
    Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management, vol. 23
    2016
  • Role of a Trust Management System in Cloud Computing
    American Accounting Association National Meeting
    August, 2015
  • Estimating Semantic Orientation of Annual Reports
    American Accounting Association National Meeting
    August, 2013
  • Content Analysis of Quarterly Reports for Fraud Detection
    American Accounting Association National Meeting
    August, 2012
  • Beyond the Numbers: Mining the Annual Reports for Hidden Cues Indicative of Financial Statement Fraud
    Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management, vol. 19
    2012
  • Auditing for Honesty: How True are Annual Reports - A Linguistic Analysis
    American Accounting Association National Meeting
    August, 2010
  • Can Linguistic Predictors Detect Fraudulent Financial Filings?
    Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, vol. 7
    2010
  • The Role of Text Analytics and Information Retrieval in the Accounting Domain
    Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, vol. 7
    2010
  • Can Linguistic Predictors Detect Fraudulent Financial Filings?
    American Accounting Association National Meeting
    August, 2009
  • The Role of Text Analytics and Information Retrieval in the Accounting Domain
    American Accounting Association National Meeting
    August, 2009
  • A Perspective on the Evolution of Information System Security Audits: Challenges and Implications
    Journal Of Information System Security, vol. 12
    Mar/Apr, 2016

Awards & Distinctions

  • Outstanding Dissertation Award
    Category: Research
    Strategic and Emerging Technologies Section of the American Accounting Association, 2011
  • Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award 
    Category: Research
    University at Albany, SUNY, 2009
  • Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship Award
    Category: Research
    Delhi University, 1992
  • Outstanding Student Award and Scholarship
    Category: Other
    Delhi School of Economics, 1991

Books & Book Chapters

  • Chapter Fraud Detection and Corporate Filings in Communications and Language Analysis in the Corporate World
    IGI Global
    2014

Presentations

  • Determinants of Financial Statement Fraud: A Systematic literature Review and Framework for Future Research
    August, 2019
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, San Francisco, California
  • Feasibility of a Text based Ontology in Accounting – Evidence from Footnotes
    August, 2018
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Factors Associated with Financial Statement Fraud Detection
    August, 2018
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Changing Focus of Information System Audits: Are Information Systems More Secure or Vulnerable as Accounting has entered the Data Age?
    August, 2017
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, San Diego, California
  • Financial Statement Fraud Detection Research in Accounting
    August, 2017
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, San Diego, California
  • Are Information System Security Audits Evolving Fast Enough to Keep Pace with Changes in Technology?
    August, 2016
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, New York City, New York
  • Evolution of IS Security Audits: Challenges and Implications
    August, 2015
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
  • Role of a Trust Management System in Cloud Computing
    August, 2015
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
  • A Look at Defining the Scope of Accounting Ontology Using Text Documents
    January, 2015
    American Accounting Association Joint Mid-Year Meeting of the Accounting Information System Section and the Strategic and Emerging Technologies Section, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Role of Ontologies in Accounting - Preliminary Observations
    October, 2014
    American Accounting Association Northeast Regional Meeting, Albany, New York
  • Estimating Semantic Orientation of Annual Reports
    August, 2013
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, Anaheim, California
  • Are Quarterly Reports More Informative Than Annual Reports in Fraud Detection?
    March, 2013
    Special Topics in Strategic and Emerging Technologies in Accounting Conference, New York City, New York
  • Content Analysis of Corporate Filings for Fraud Detection
    February, 2013
    The Language of Institutions: DICTION Studies, Austin, Texas
  • A Perspective on Financial Statement Fraud Detection: Making Inroads Using Linguistics
    August, 2012
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Content Analysis of Quarterly Reports for Fraud Detection
    August, 2012
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Are Quarterly Reports More Informative Than Annual Reports in Fraud Detection? A Linguistic Analysis
    August, 2011
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, Denver, Colorado
  • Creating Fraud Ontology - A Preliminary Examination
    August, 2011
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, Denver, Colorado
  • Auditing for Honesty: How True are Annual Reports - A Linguistic Analysis
    August, 2010
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, San Francisco, California
  • Beyond the Numbers: Using Style and Content Features of Annual Reports To Enhance Fraud Detection
    January, 2010
    American Accounting Association Accounting Information Systems Mid-Year Meeting, Clearwater, Florida
  • Can Linguistic Predictors Detect Fraudulent Financial Filings?
    August, 2009
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, New York City, New York
  • The Role of Text Analytics and Information Retrieval in the Accounting Domain
    August, 2009
    American Accounting Association National Meeting, New York City, New York