York University’s Schulich School of Business has welcomed two new faculty members who started on Jan. 1, 2017: Charles Cho, professor of accounting and Erivan K. Haub chair in business & sustainability (on leave of absence until March 31); and Gregory Saxton (PhD ’16), assistant professor of accounting.
Charles Cho – Cho was previously professor of social and environmental accounting and head of the Accounting and Management Control Department at ESSEC Business School. Cho is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified General Accountant (CGA) and has worked for KPMG LLP and several other accounting firms in auditing and taxation. His research interests are social and environmental accounting, CSR, and accounting and the public interest. He is a member of the Social and Environmental Accounting Research Council, and has published a number of articles on environmental disclosure and corporate sustainability reporting.
Gregory Saxton – Saxton was previously an associate professor at University at Buffalo – SUNY and director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Communications. He holds two PhD degrees – the first in political science, and he recently completed a second PhD in accounting at Schulich. His research interests include the role and effects of technology, particularly big data and social media, on the flow of information to and from organizations.