George Joseph

George Joseph, Accounting, Climate Change Initiative

Associate Professor
Pasteur Hall 216


Cost Management, Institutions and Sustainability

Research Interest

Professor Joseph’s current research interests include cost systems, strategic cost management and sustainability. He has made several research presentations at National and Regional conferences of the American Accounting Association and published a number of research articles and cases in such journals as International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, Advances in Public Interest Accounting, Critical Perspectives in Accounting, Management Accounting Quarterly, Accounting Education: An International Journal and Journal of Business Research.

Educational Background

B.Comm., University of Calcutta

M.B.A., Pittsburg State University, Kansas
Ph.D., Temple University
Charted Accountant, India


George Joseph is an associate professor of accounting in the College of Management. His teaching areas are Managerial and Cost Accounting. 
A Chartered Accountant from India, he has worked in professional accounting firms (including an affiliate of Coopers and Lybrand) and industry. Prior to joining UMass Lowell, he taught managerial accounting and systems courses at Savannah State University, Temple University and Spring Arbor University. Professor Joseph is widely traveled, is active in the community and has a range of interests, particularly music and reading.