Ph.D. in Accounting, Florida State University (2004)
Dr. Pinello's research and teaching is in the area of financial accounting and auditing. Her work has been published in Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, Research in Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, The CPA Journal, and Advances In Accounting.
Dr. Pinello was the recipient of FGCU's 2015 Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, and she is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor. Being originally from Spain and having spent most of her formative years in Germany, Dr. Pinello is fluent in German and Spanish.