Vijay Sampath

Vijay Sampath

Assistant Professor

Accounting, Taxation, and Law, Silberman College of Business

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  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • Introductory Managerial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting Measurement
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Data Analytics in Accounting


Sampath, V., O’Connor, A., Topaloglu, O., Legister, C. (2023). Social activism and firm valuation: An examination of ‘Taking a knee’ protests and National Football League sponsors. Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, 26(1).

Sampath, V., O’Connor, A.J., Legister, C. (2021). Moral Leadership and Investor Attention: An Empirical Assessment of POTUS’s Tweets on Firms’ Market Returns. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.

Kempf, J., Sampath, V.S., Lu, Y, Shapiro, D. (2020). An empirical assessment of the contribution of state offices of inspectors general to corruption control. Public Integrity.

Sampath, V., Rahman, N. (2019). Bribery in MNEs: The dynamics of corruption culture distance and organizational distance to core values. Journal of Business Ethics, 159(3): 817-835.

Sampath, V., Gardberg, N.A., Rahman, N. (2018). Corporate reputation’s invisible hand: Bribery, rational choice, and market penalties.  Journal of Business Ethics, 151: 743-760.


  • Bachelor of Commerce, Sri Sathya Sai University, India
  • MBA, Rutgers University
  • DPS, Pace University

Academic Profile

Dr. Sampath is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting, Taxation, and Law and joined FDU in the Fall of 2019. He has previously served on the faculty at the City University of New York.

Dr. Sampath has held senior executive positions in industry and public accounting firms such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, Aon, and FTI Consulting. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the states of New York and Colorado, is accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). His research focuses on organizational misconduct, corporate corruption, and corporate social responsibility.


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