Dr. Joy Chacko


Department: Accounting
Assistant Professor
Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Internal Auditing               

Office: Avon Williams Building K420
Phone: 615.963.7168
Email: jchacko@tnstate.edu

Bio Education Courses Taught Publications and Awards

Dr. Joy Chacko  is an Assistant Professor of Accounting. Prior to academia, he spent over-twenty years in accounting and management areas in various industries and held several positions, including general manager, international accounting manager, accounting manager, accounting officer, accounting supervisor, chief accountant, and audit assistant. In addition, his consulting activities were related to operational improvement and business transformation strategies. 

His research interests include internal controls and fraud prevention, financial reporting reliability and auditing, corporate governance, talent management challenge in auditing, communication and leadership skills of accountants, cybersecurity risk and virtual auditing, blockchain impacts in accounting and auditing, and entrepreneurship.

Dr. Chacko received a doctorate in business administration in accounting from the University of Scranton, where his doctorate dissertation won the Douglas M. Boyle Outstanding Research Award and The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Research Foundation's Michael J. Barrett Doctoral Dissertation Award. He earned his master's degree in business administration from Frostburg State University, and a bachelor's and a master's degree in commerce, majoring in accounting, from Mahatma Gandhi University. In addition, he earned a postgraduate diploma in personnel management from the National Institute of Personnel Management and a postgraduate diploma in management, majoring in finance and minoring in marketing, from Amity Business School, Noida.

He holds several industry-relevant certifications, including Master Business Coach, Certified Coach- ICF & BCC trained, Certified Change Management Professional, and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) professional membership (ICMA, AUS.).

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