New York, NY – Myrna L. Fischman Ph.D., is an esteemed Professor, Chairman of the Department of Accounting, Taxation and Law at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus and licensed CPA. Myrna L. Fischman, Ph.D., CPA has been chair of the Department of Accounting, Taxation & Law at the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University.
“I double majored in accounting and education with a definitive goal of eventually becoming a Professor,” says Myrna. “If you teach what you enjoy most you will unquestionably excel. Achieving tenure was one of my proudest most accomplished moments and an unexpected and magnificent honor.”
Her remarkable penchant for working remained steadfast throughout her exceptional career and she attributes her success to her numerous mentors and good fortune. Myrna received her BS & MS degrees from the City University of New York and earned her Ph.D. from New York University.
Myrna emphasizes the importance of working with colleagues who possess strong camaraderie, are good natured, love to laugh, and work as solid, supportive team members.
“I have learned a tremendous amount as an adjunct at Long Island University’” says Myrna. “Being an educator and shaping young minds is invaluable. All faculty members should be passionate about teaching or else they don’t belong in a classroom.”
Myrna has been the recipient of a number of prestigious awards including a 2014 Department of the Treasury Award from the IRS, a 1997 Special Director’s Award in Recognition of 40 Years of Service in the Volunteers in Technical Service Program, and most recently a Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award.