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Philip Sookram,

Assistant Professor of Accountancy & Business Law

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About Professor Sookram

Philip is one of our newest additions to the Accounting & Business Law Department.

Philip grew up in Dix Hills, New York. He attended the University of Miami, where he received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. He went on to receive his Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting at Rutgers University – Newark, and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society.

Philip also serves as a proud member of Delta Epsilon Psi South Asian Service Fraternity. Philip is a licensed CPA in the state of New York, and has over six years of experience in the public, private and non-profit sectors of accounting.

Philip brings great energy and enthusiasm to the accounting curriculum, and we look forward to him using his experiences to help build our future leaders.

‘A true leader brings people with them, they make the people around them better.’

Student Organizations and Clubs

Career & Accomplishments


  • Rutgers Business School - New Brunswick, M.Acc

  • University of Miami, B.B.A


  • Leadership Award, Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (2013)

  • Northeast Alumni Brother of the Year, Delta Epsilon Psi Fraternity, Inc. - National South Asian Service Fraternity (2013)

  • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society (2016)

University Accomplishments

  • Faculty co-advisor to the Accounting Society club

  • Freshman advisor

  • Marketing Coordinator for the Department of Accountancy & Business Law


How CPA Exam Review Courses Measure Up. P.Sookram, New Jersey CPA magazine, 2019, 13

Professional Associations

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) – Member
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) – NextGen committee member

Coronavirus Updates

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