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Kari Smoker

Title: Assistant Professor

Kari Smoker 

Classes Taught

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • Federal Income Tax I
  • Federal Income Tax II
  • Nonprofit Accounting
  • Advanced Topics in Taxation and Regulation


  • MS   2010    Taxation, Golden Gate University 
  • JD    2000    Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
                         Associate Editor of The Ohio State Law Journal, 1999-2000
                         Staff Member, 1998-1999


  • 2001            New York State Bar
  • 2003            United States District Court, Western District of New York
  • 2003            United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York

Awards and Distinctions:

  • Recipient of the Rochester Business Journal's 2009 Forty under 40 Award for professional achievement and community involvement.
  • Recognized as a 2010 Woman to Watch Honoree by the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.
  • Recipient of the 2006 Emerging Leader Award at the New York State Convention of the American Association of University Women.


  • Ensuring Data and Information Quality Requires Proper Oversight: A Case of Public Mistrust
    (co-authored with Dr. Pamela Neely) JULY 2012 (peer reviewed proceeding) 2012 AIS Educators Conference in Estes Park, CO (examining oversight deficiencies and organizational structure, within the framework of a data information quality analysis and assessment, that resulted in significant fraud in the Roslyn School District case).
  • CROSS CHECKING: An Overview of the International Tax Issues for Professional Hockey Players
    (co-authored with Alan Pogroszewski) JANUARY 2012/MARQUETTE SPORTS LAW REVIEW (1st Quarter Fall/Winter 2012) (discussing international tax issues for US and Canadian hockey players under the US Canada Tax Convention).
  • Is it Time to Overhaul the Community Benefit Standard? (co-authored with Dr. Karyl Mammano) JANUARY 2010/THE EXEMPT ORGANIZATION TAX REVIEW (discussing proposed changes to the tax law that would eliminate income tax exempt status for many not-for-profit hospitals).The Revision of the Federal Form 990: A Move Toward Sarbanes-Oxley Reform in the Nonprofit Sector? (co-authored with Dr. Karyl Mammano) JULY 2009/THE CPA JOURNAL (evaluating recent trends, including revision of the Federal Tax Form 990, imposing Sarbanes-Oxley Reforms on not-for-profit organizations).
  • The Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998: Expanded Relief for Innocent Spouses—At What Cost? A Feminist Perspective , 60 OHIO ST. L.J. 2045 (1999) (CRITICIZING THE MANDATES FOR RELIEF AND THE IRS'S RELUCTANCE TO GRANT RELIEF UNDER THE Innocent Spouse Provision, and proposing separate rather than join and several liability.)

Contact Information:
office phone: (585) 395-5518
office location: 108A Hartwell Hall


Last Updated 1/29/14