Faculty profile

Heather Holcomb

Assistant Professor, Accounting


307 Rich Hall

Office hours

Spring 2024:
Monday, 10 am - Noon (Rich Hall 307)

Tuesday, Thursdsay, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm and 2:15 - 3:15 pm - Zoom drop-in https://oswego-edu.zoom.us/j/5918935030

Or any other day/time by appointment

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Heather Holcomb received her PhD from the University of Scranton, MBA degree from American Intercontinental University (AIU) in Illinois, and her BS from SUNY Plattsburgh.  Appointed in 2014, Dr. Holcomb teaches principles of accounting courses and not-for-profit and governmental accounting courses, both at the undergraduate and graduate level. She also teaches financial accounting theory at the graduate level.  She is a Certified Public Accountant with 17 years of experience in public and private accounting.  She was owner and partner from 2001 to 2013 of Losi & Ranger CPA's PLLC. Dr. Holcomb is an active member of NYSSCPA and a member of AICPA and AAA.  Her research interests include accounting education, fraud risk assessment, and data analytics.


Isaacson, Elena, Heather Losi and Douglas Boyle. “Areas of Deficiency: Insights for Internal Auditors and Audit Committees”. Internal Auditor. (2019) Vol 76 No. 3 pp. 47-51


Heather Losi and Elena Isaacson. “Integration of Data Analytics into Higher Education Curriculum”. AAA 2019 Mid-Atlantic Region Meeting, May 2019

Wright, Susan and Heather Losi.  “Acknowledging Student Readiness for Upper Division Coursework”. Business Research Consortium, April 2018


Kania School of Management, University of Scranton (AACSB)                        August 2020

            Doctorate of Business Administration (PhD)

Classes taught

Spring 2024: 
ACC 202 - Principles Accounting II
ACC 340 - Acct for Non-Profit Orgnz
MBA 573 - Financial Accounting Theory