Dr. Jalal Soroosh
Professor of Accounting
Accounting Department Chair
Sellinger Hall 303
Jalal Soorosh's website
Jalal Soroosh is a professor of accounting at Loyola University Maryland. He received his Ph.D. in accounting from The University of Mississippi and holds a Certificate in Management Accounting (CMA). He has published numerous articles in practitioners and academic journals such as the CPA Journal, Management Accounting, Corporate Controller, The Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives and Review of Business. He also has an extensive teaching experience in various MBA/EMBA programs in China. Jalal brings a good mix of teaching and work experience to the accounting program at Loyola University Maryland. In addition to over twenty years of teaching accounting, he has a variety of practical experiences with Arthur Andersen & Co., Coopers & Lybrand (PWC), C.W. Amos & Company (RSM McGladrey), McCormick, Reznick Fedder & Silverman, and NeighborCare.
Ph D, University of Mississippi
MBA, George Washington University
BA, Iranian Institute of Advanced Accounting
Soroosh, J. Krahel, J.P., “Pathways Commission – On the Path to Success?” The Accounting Educators’ Journal, Volume 27, 2017.
Joseph M. Langmead, Gloria P. Wren, Jalal Soroosh, Hong Zhu, Kenneth A. Kelly and Kenneth S. Thomas, How to Adopt IFRS in Five Steps, Strategic Finance Magazine, 2011, 53-60.
Joseph M. Langmead and Jalal Soroosh, Accounting for Financial Instruments: More Turmoil Ahead, CPA Journal, 81(2) 2011, 12-Jun.
Joseph M. Langmead and Jalal Soroosh, Mapping the Road to IFRS: A Survey of CPAs in Public Practice, CPA Journal, 80(8) 2010, 30-35.
Jalal Soroosh, Current Perspectives on IFRS: A Survey of CPAs in Public Practice,", The CPA Journal,, 2010, 12-18.
Joseph M. Langmead and Jalal Soroosh, Planning Ahead for IFRS1-Initial Adoption of IFRS by US Companies, CPA Journal, 79(10) 2009, 24-29.
Joseph M. Langmead and Jalal Soroosh, International Financial Reporting Standards: The Road Ahead, CPA Journal, Vol. LXXIX(3) 2009, 16-24.
Jalal Soroosh and Hong Zhu, Fin 46(R) Info: Not Useful!, Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, 20(6) 2009, 71-81.
Jalal Soroosh, Hong Zhu and Gloria P. Wren, A Shift in the Income Effect of Changes in Accounting Principles: 1993-2003 Time Period, Review of Business Research, 8(5) 2008, 51-67.
Jalal Soroosh and Pouran Espahbodi, New Accounting Rules for Postretirement Benefits: How SFAS 158 May Affect A Company's Financial Statements, CPA Journal, 2007, 28-35.
Langmead, Joseph and Soroosh, Jalal, "Roadmap to IFRS 1: Initial Adoption of IFRS by US Companies," CPA Journal, (October 2009), pp. 24-29.
Soroosh, Jalal and Zhu, Hong, "CFOs and Controller find FIN 46(R) not useful," Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, (Sep./Oct., 2009), pp. 71-82.
Langmead, Joseph and Soroosh, Jalal, "International Financial Accounting Standards: A Primer," The CPA Journal, (March, 2009), pp. 2-9.
Soroosh, Jalal, Zhu, Hong, and Phillips-Wren, Gloria, "A Shift in the Income Effect of Changes in Accounting Principles: 1993-2003 Time Period," Review of Business Research, (2008), pp.51-67.
Soroosh, Jalal and Espahbodi, Pouran, "New Accounting Rules for Postretirement Benefits: How SFAS 158 May Affect A Company's Financial Statements," The CPA Journal (January, 2007), pp. 28-35.
Soroosh, Jalal and Ciesielski, Jack, "Accounting for Special Purpose Entities Revised: FASB Interpretation No. 46, Consolidation of Variable Interest Entities," The CPA Journal (July, 2004), pp. 30-37.
Awards and Honors
New York State Society of CPA 2004 Max Block Award for "Accounting for Special Purpose Entities Revised: FASB Interpretation 46R," published in the CPA Journal, July 2004.
Most Valued Professor, selected by Executive MBA Fellows class of 2007
Served as KPMG Faculty Fellow for two years (2000-2001)
Alpha Sigma Nu
The Institute of Management Accountants
Omicron Delta Epsilon
Beta Gama Sigma