Paul Juras, a professor of accountancy, is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license from NY. He teaches managerial accounting and strategic cost management courses in the full-time MBA program, evening MBA program and the blended-learning Fast Track MBA program. Before joining the Babson Faculty he taught at Wake Forest University, where he was a tenured professor and had previously served as director of their Master of Science in Accountancy program. Prior to pursuing his doctoral studies, he worked for Deloitte Haskins and Sells.
Juras has expertise in strategic management accounting. He has published articles in many journals, including the Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Issues in Accounting Education, The CPA Journal, and Strategic Finance and his current research interests focus on contemporary cost management systems.
Currently he is working as a co-author of a cost management text; working on a series of cases with a cost management perspective; and developing an MBA elective in healthcare cost management and control. Juras is active in CAM-I, the Consortium for Advanced Management International, a collection of industry leaders and academic researchers. He is member of the IMA Global Board of Directors and recently served as a Regent of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants, the organization responsible for the CMA certification, and as the Chair of the IMA Research Foundation. Juras has also been active in the American Accounting Association and currently serves as associate editor of the IMA Education Case Journal and on the editorial board for the Journal of Managerial Issues.