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Michael Kinsman Professor of Finance and Accounting

Michael Kinsman, CPA, PhD

Emeritus Professor of Finance and Accounting
Graziadio Business School


Dr. Kinsman was a former systems analyst for General Electric Corporation and a financial analyst for Pacific Telephone. He also served as a consultant for a variety of large and small firms. He now operates a CPA and consulting firm in Laguna Beach. He has written and lectured on a variety of subjects. He is also published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Accountancy, and other periodicals.


  • Stanford University, Doctor of Philosophy
  • Stanford University, Master of Business Administration

  • Claremont Men's College, Bachelor of the Arts