Department of Accounting

Department Chair:

John Koeplin

Fernando Heineck Comiran

Assistant Professor

(415) 422-4214

Assistant Professor Fernando Comiran brings to USF both an enthusiasm for accounting and a philosophy that attempts to integrate real-world…


Ph.D. Business Administration - Accounting, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 2014, M.Sc. Finance and Accounting, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 2009, B.S. Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 2005

Tatiana Fedyk

Associate Professor

(415) 422-4697

Assistant Professor Tatiana Fedyk is an experienced financial analyst and consultant who, before teaching at USF, held teaching positions at the…


B.S., Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow State University, 1988, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Moscow State University, 1990, C.P.A., Certified Public Accountant, Moscow, Russia, 1996, Ph.D., Accounting, University of California at Berkeley, 2008

Carol Graham

Full Professor

(415) 422-5647

Carol Graham joined USF's Department of Accounting as a faculty member in 1998. Carol has a PhD in Accounting & Finance from the…


Ph.D., Accounting & Finance, University of Strathclyde, Scotland, U.K., 1995, Visiting Ph.D. student, Department of Accounting, New York University, NY, 1992 – 1994 , B.A., Business Administration (Accounting), University of Strathclyde, Scotland, U.K., 1989

Joohyung Ha

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Joohyung Ha teaches accounting grounded in the Jesuit principles of educating the whole person with the aim to develop business…


Ph.D., Accounting, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 2011, M.S.F., Finance, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, 2006, M.P.A., Professional Accounting, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 2005, B.S. Accounting, University of Ulsan, South Korea, 2004

John Koeplin

Associate Professor

(415) 422-2563

Associate Professor of Accounting John Koeplin shows his deep commitment to USF’s core values through teaching students. As a rigorous academic and…


Ph.D., Accounting, University of North Texas, TX, 1998, M.A., Divinity and Theology, Regis School of Theology, Denver, CO, 1991 (Ordained Roman Catholic Priest, June 1991), M.B.A., Taxation, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA, 1983


Member of the Board of Trustees, Downtown College Preparatory School (San Jose) (2016-current)

Diane Roberts


(415) 422-6380

Diane Roberts, Professor of Accounting, is motivated by a deep concern for unethical financial reporting and non-transparent corporate accounting,…


PhD, Accounting from the University of California, Irvine, MS, Accounting from California State University, Sacramento, BA, Economics, University of California, Davis

Claudia Roehl


(415) 422-6561

Claudia Roehl, Instructor of Accounting, brings to USF over ten years of experience as a Finance Director, V.P., Financial Analyst Officer and Senior…


Advanced Business Analyst (ABA); General Electric Capital Corporation's Executive MBA Program; included two years of coursework with Harvard, Wharton and Kellogg Schools of Business, 1994 – 1995, Certified Financial Analyst (C.F.A.) TrainingB.A., Economics, Minor in Computer Science, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, 1986, B.A., Economics, Minor in Computer Science, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, 1986, Study Abroad, Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan, 1985

Todd Sayre

Associate Professor

(415) 422-6990

Associate Professor Todd Sayre is a highly accomplished academic whose research examines ethics in financial accounting and sustainable, socially…


Ph.D., Business Administration, Major: Accounting; Minor: Judgment and Decision Making, University of Arizona, 1995