Dominick Peruso joined Juniata as Assistant Professor of Accounting in 1999. He received his B.S. in Management and Accounting from St. Francis College and completed his M.Ed in Higher Education at The Pennsylvania State University.
Prior to his appointment, Professor Peruso served as a staff accountant with Price Waterhouse and currently provides services for Barley & Co., a local accounting firm. Mr. Peruso has also served in various capacities at Juniata College including Assistant Director of Campus Activities, Residence Hall Director, and Career Programming Coordinator.
He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including inclusion in Delta Epsilon Sigma, as well as the National Collegiate Business Merit Award and recognition in the PCPA's Newsletter 'Spotlight on New Professional.'
Professor Peruso has participated in numerous conferences and workshops and as a speaker on a variety of topics from diversity training and RA survival skills to event marketing, money management and goal setting as well as Leadership and Organizational Development workshops.
Professor Peruso is a member of the American Accounting Association, The Institute of Management Accountants and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. He also serves as the Vice Governor of Tau Pi Phi, National Honor Society for Accounting, Business, and Economics.
He is an avid drummer/composer having released 3 albums worth of music. In his leisure time, he enjoys weightlifting, golf, and spending time with his family.