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Ronald J. Huefner

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor
Accounting and Law Department


PhD, Accounting and Finance, Cornell University
MBA, Accounting and Finance, Cornell University
BA, Mathematics, Canisius College
Certified Public Accountant
Certified Management Accountant


A faculty member since 1968, Dr. Huefner's specialties are in the areas of financial and managerial accounting and fraud examination. He is one of only two School of Management professors to be honored as a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, which represents a promotion in rank above full professor. In addition to his teaching and research roles, Dr. Huefner has held various positions in professional organizations. He is co-author of an advanced financial accounting text, now in its tenth edition. He currently serves as chair of the School's MBA Programs.

Selected Publications

Ronald J. Huefner, James A. Largay III and Susan S. Hamlen, Advanced Financial Accounting, Tenth Edition (Dame/Thomson Learning, 2006)

Ronald J. Huefner and James A. Largay III, "How the New Goodwill Accounting Rules Affected Financial Statements," The CPA Journal, Vol LXXIV, No. 10 (October 2004), pp. 30-35.

Ronald J. Huefner and Arlene M. Hibschweiler, "Calculating and Reporting Use Tax in New York," The CPA Journal, Vol. LXXIV, No. 7 (July 2004), pp. 38-41

Ronald J. Huefner, "Redesigning the First Accounting Course," The CPA Journal, Vol. LXXII, No. 10 (October 2002), pp. 58-60.

Ronald J. Huefner, "Re-engineering the Teaching of Bond Liabilities," Journal of Accounting Education, Vol. 17, No. 4 (Fall 1999), pp. 417-427.

Ronald J. Huefner, "The Future of Non-CPA Ownership," The CPA Journal, Vol. LXVIII, No. 2 (February 1998), pp. 14-19.

John C. Gardner, Ronald J. Huefner, and Vahid Lotfi, "Assessing the Managerial Objectives of CPA Firm Partners," Journal of Managerial Issues, Vol. VIII, No. 3 (Fall 1996), pp. 343-359.

Lawrence D. Brown and Ronald J. Huefner, "The Familiarity With and Perceived Quality of Accounting Journals: Views of Senior Faculty in Leading U.S. MBA Programs," Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Summer 1994), pp. 223-250.

Lawrence D. Brown, Ronald J. Huefner, and Ralph W. Sanders, "A Test of the Reliability of Current Cost Disclosures," Abacus, Vol. 30, No. 1 (March 1994), 2-17.

Contact Information

Ronald J. Huefner
SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor
Accounting and Law
School of Management
University at Buffalo
370 Jacobs Management Center
Buffalo, NY 14260-4000

Tel: 716-645-3276