Mark J. Nigrini, PhD

Mark J. Nigrini, PhD, is a professor at The College of New Jersey where he teaches managerial accounting, auditing, and forensic accounting. Benford’s Law has been his research passion since his days as a Ph.D student at The University of Cincinnati. Mark’s current line of research addresses advanced theoretical work on Benford’s Law, applications of forensic analytics to contemporary topics such the detection of Ponzi schemes, financial statement fraud, LIBOR manipulations, and the legal process surrounding fraud convictions.

Nigrini is the author of several Wiley publications. His work has been featured in national media including The Financial Times, New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, and he has published papers on Benford’s Law in accounting academic journals, scientific journals, and pure mathematics journals, as well as professional publications such as Internal Auditor and Journal of Accountancy. His radio interviews have included the BBC in London and NPR in the United States. His television interviews have included an appearance on NBC's Extra and the Discovery Channel. He regularly presents professional seminars for accountants and auditors in the U.S. and Canada, Europe, and Asia with recent events in Singapore, Malaysia, and New Zealand.
Mark J. Nigrini, PhD