• Professor Kolenda in China
  • Hartwick students with Professor Kolenda in China
  • Professor Kolenda in China
  • Professor Kolenda

Stephen A. Kolenda, CPA

Research Interests:

  • Information systems integration in post-merger situations.
  • Economic regional development issues in China, Burma, Laos, and Thailand.
  • Management leadership theory explored through East Asian literature and philosophy (Confucius, Lao Tzu, and Sun Tzu).

Recent Professional Activities:

  • "Doing Business in China", January 2011 Term Abroad
  • "Developing China's Business into Southeast Asia", 2010 Northeast Business and Economics Annual Meeting, NJ
  • Continuing Professional Education


  • American Accounting Association (AAA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)

Courses recently taught:

  • Financial Accounting: Principles, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Doing Business with & in Asia

Education: MBA University of Connecticut; BS Villanova University; BS Hartwick College


  • New York and Connecticut: 3 Public Accounting firms & member of top management of an AMEX-listed company
  • Leadership: Hurricane Island Outward Bound School (Maine & Florida), Securities & Exchange Commission Fellow (Washington, DC), and employment World Trade Center of New Orleans.
  • International: Teaching and January course sponsorship at various Universities in Thailand and China.

Contact: Department of Business Administration & Accounting, Golisano Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York 13820/ 607-431-4951 kolendas@hartwick.edu