Faculty and Staff
Title/s: Associate Professor
Office #: Schreiber 527
Professor Kostolansky’s teaching interests include financial accounting, international accounting, and financial analysis. His published has ranged from financial cases for teaching, analysis of the impact of new accounting standards, and the changing information content of accounting ratios over time. He was selected as Graduate School of Business Faculty Member of the Year in 2009. He teaches classes in Quinlan’s MBA Program at the Water Tower and Cuneo campuses, and in Quinlan’s Health Care MBA Program.
- PhD, Economics, Columbia University, 1975
- BBA Loyola University Chicago, 1968
- Financial statement analysis
- Financial accounting
- Effective teaching methods
- ACCT 400. Financial Accounting for Business Decisions
- ACCT 402. Issues In Financial Reporting
- ACCT 404. Financial Statement Analysis
- Alpha Sigma Nu (National Jesuit Honorary Society)
- Beta Alpha Psi (National Accounting Honorary Society)
- Beta Gamma Sigma (National Business Honorary Society)
- Business School Faculty of the Year, Loyola University, 1976
- Elijah Watt Sells Award, CPA Exam
- Herbert Lehman Fellow
- Woodwork Wilson Fellow
Zeller, T. L., Kostolansky, J. W., Bozoudis, M. A Changed Taxonomy of Retail Financial Ratios. Journal of Applied Business Research, 33.6 (2017).
Zeller, T. L., Kostolansky, J., Bozoudis, M. Have changes in business practices and reporting standards changed the taxonomy of financial ratios? American Journal of Business, 31.2(2016). 85-97.
Jalilvand, A., Kostolansky, J. Le Beau Footwear: A Business Valuation Case for a Privately-Held Firm. To appear in Issues in Accounting Education. 31.4 (2015). 67-74.
Kostolansky, J. W., B.B. Stanko. “Cross-sectional Analysis of Operating Lease Liabilities by Industry and Firm Size.” Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal. 17.4 (2013). 55-68.
Kostolansky, J. W., E. Polnaszek. “New Perspectives on the Use of LIFO and Firm Size.” Journal of Applied Business Research. 29.5 (2013). 1501-1507.
Kostolansky, J. W., D. Altschuler., B.B. Stanko. “Financial Reporting Impact of the Operating Lease Classification.” Journal of Applied Business Research. 28.6 (2012). 5.
Kostolansky, J. W., B.B. Stanko. "The Joint FASB/IASB Lease Project: Discussion And Industry Implications." Journal of Business & Economics Research. 9.9 (2011). 8.
Kostolansky, J. W., B.B. Stanko, E.L. Landgraf, M.D. Pakter. "Composite Manufacturing Company: A Financial (Mis)Statement Case." Journal of Business Case Studies. 6.5 (2010). 13.
Kostolansky, J.W.. "The Impact of LIFO in the Fortune 500 in 2007." Journal of Applied Business Research. 25.5 (2009). 11-20.
Kostolansky, J.W. "The Impact of SFAS 158 on U.S. Balance Sheets and Asymmetries in International Reporting of Post-Employment Benefits." Journal of Economic Asymmetries. 4.1 (2007). 123-132.
Kostolansky, J.W. "The Impact on SFAS 158 on U.S. Balance Sheets and Asymmetries in International Reporting of Post-Employment Benefits." Conference on Asymmetries in Globalization: Opportunities and Risks. (2007).
Kostolansky, J.W. Financial Statement Analysis. (2008).
Presentation of Refereed Papers
Kostolansky, J.W. "The Impact on SFAS 158 on U.S. Balance Sheets and Asymmetries in International Reporting of Post-Employment Benefits." Conference on Asymmetries in Globalization: Opportunities and Risks. Chicago, Illinois. 2007.