Associate Professor | Accounting & Finance | Montclair State University - Feliciano School of Business
Jo Ann Pinto is an associate professor in the Department of Accounting & Finance, teaching courses in Cost Accounting, Contemporary Issues in Intermediate Accounting, Managerial Accounting, and Financial Statement Analysis. She has been a professor at Montclair State University since 1999. Her research interests lie in the areas of capital markets, foreign currency translation, developing economies and tax policy. In addition to her teaching at Montclair State University, she has been employed as an Adjunct Professor at several area schools including Drew University, Rutgers University, Union County College and Essex County College.
Prior to academia, Dr. Pinto spent nine years in the practice of accounting in both private and public firms; there she specialized in financial accounting and tax accounting. Dr. Pinto enjoys travel and has spent two years living in Brazil where she learned to speak Portuguese fluently; she also understands Spanish and has a working knowledge of French. Her Latin American experiences have informed much of her research and she has a long-range goal of returning to Brazil as a Visiting Professor at a Brazilian University. As a professor at Montclair State, she has presented papers in Canada, India, Puerto Rico, The Bahamas, Mexico and Italy as well as many locations in the United States. Dr. Pinto has a PhD in Accounting and Applied Economics from Rutgers University, an MBA in Accounting from Montclair State University, an MA in Economics from Montclair State University, and a BS in Accounting from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.