Myrna Fischman

Myrna L. Fischman, PhD, CPA, Professor Emerita

Professor Emerita, Accountant, Retired Director | Long Island University Brooklyn

Myrna Fischman is an independent Certified Public Accountant and Professor Emerita of finance, law, accounting, and taxation at Long Island University. Granted Emerita status in 2019 after more than 40 years with the school, Dr. Fischman joined the faculty in 1970, and was named Director of the University’s School of Professional Accountancy in 1984. She considers her students’ success to be her legacy and implemented sweeping curriculum changes during her time, developing a 150-hour Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in accounting program, introducing credit articulation agreements with several area community colleges, and emphasizing continuing professional education options. As a practicing accountant, Dr. Fischman recognized the importance of real-world experience in career preparation, and under her guidance, 79 percent of LIU’s accounting courses were taught by faculty licensed as CPAs or attorneys, including a pioneering fraud curriculum developed by members of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. She holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from Bernard Baruch College, and was awarded her Doctor of Philosophy by New York University in 1976.

Myrna Fischman, an Accountant, Gets the Star Treatment

Myrna Fischman speaks with Star Jones about her triumph over difficult circumstances to become a success in her field.


Myrna Fischman Honored for a Lifetime of Excellence

Dr. Fischman proudly retired as a professor of finance at Long Island University – Brooklyn.

Personal Website

Dr. Fischman’s accomplishments and achievements can be found on her personal website.

Wall Street Journal

Dr. Fischman’s Lifetime Achievements were published in the Wall Street Journal.

Worldwide Humanitarian

Dr. Fischman has been recognized for her humanitarian efforts.

Hemispheres Magazine

Dr. Fischman’s career as a certified public accountant and professor were highlighted in her Hemispheres Magazine feature.

American Way Magazine

Dr. Fischman was honored among other Marquis Who’s Who listees in American Way Magazine.

Professional Women

Dr. Fischman was honored among the top Professional Women due to her work in education and finance.

Lifetime Achievement Press Release

Dr. Fischman’s Lifetime Achievement Award was announced in a press release.

Accounting Education Recognition Press Release

Dr. Fischman’s passion for accounting and education was solidified in a press releae.

Star Treatment Press Release

Dr. Fischman’s prominence in education receives the Star Treatment.

Insight Magazine

Dr. Fischman shares her wisdom in the inaugural edition of Insight Magazine.

Millennium Magazine

Dr. Fischman discusses highlights from her career as a Long Island University professor in Millennium Magazine.

Marquis Milestones

Dr. Fischman’s career achievements were chronicled under Milestones. 

Industry Leaders

Dr. Fischman has been recognized among Industry Leaders.

Radio Interview

Dr. Fischman spoke in a radio interview about her accomplishments.



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