About Me

An esteemed Professor, Chairman of the Department of Accounting, Taxation and Law at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus and licensed CPA. Myrna L. Fischman, Ph.D., CPA has been chair of the Department of Accounting, Taxation & Law at the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University.

A Brief History

Dr. Fischman, a licensed CPA in New York State, is a member of the NYSSCPA Society and is past president of its Brooklyn chapter. She also has served on the organization’s board of directors.

Dr. Fischman currently serves on the Banking and Higher Education Committees. Prior committee affiliations include the Nomination Committee, the Higher Education Committee (chair), the Membership Committee, the Cooperation with Financial Media Committee, the Public Relations Committee, the Membership Task Force, the Promoting CPA Careers Committee, the Education in Colleges and Universities Committee and the Internal Auditors Committee. At the chapter level, Dr. Fischman previously served as treasurer, executive board member and chair of the Federal & State Tax Committee.


She is special director of Leo Schloss Fund and director of Center for Accounting and Tax Education, and currently serves on the FAE LIU COAP Advisory Board. Prior service includes the FAE Scholarship Awards Committee and the board of the Political Action Committee (Brooklyn Chapter Representative). In addition, Dr. Fischman is past president of both the New York Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants and the New York Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants.

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A Family Photo

From left to right, Myself, my brother Dr. Gary J. Fischman, in front of him is his daughter, Isidora S.Fischman and his wife Elaine S. Fischman the mother of Isadora.

Did you know?

Dr. Fischman developed a new business machine course and curriculum at the Borough of Manhattan Community College,  Established the Myrna L. Fischman Excellence in Accounting Scholarship  and developed articulation agreements with nearly half a dozen prominent New York City Colleges.

My Mother and Father

Sally Fischman and Isidore Fischman

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  • Recipient, Community Service Society Award (1969)
  • Recipient, Dr. Emanuel Saxe Outstanding CPA in Education Award (1994-95)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Soroptimist International (1997)
  • Recipient, Director’s Award, Department of the Treasury, IRS (2000)
  • Executive Professional of the Year, Strathmore’s Who’s Who?

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, New York State Society Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Member, Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE)
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, American Accountants Association (AAA)
  • Member, Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
  • Member, Association of Government Accountants (AGA)

Myrna Fischman Recognized for Excellence as a Professor

June 2007 Issue

Teaching for the Accounting Profession: CPAs and PhDs

By Myrna L. Fischman
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