Educational Background

  • Juris Doctorate, Duquesne University, 1980
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Pittsburgh, 1974
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics, University of Pittsburgh, 1973

Professional Background

  • Certified Public Accountant Pennslvania 1976
  • Admitted to Pennsylvania Bar 1980

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Taxation, tax planning, commercial transactions, tax litigation


  • "Fraud At A Public Authority", William Brucker  and James E. Rebele,

    Journal of Accounting Education, published,  J. of Ace. Ed. 28 (2010) 26-37.



  • 2010 - Presentation with James E. Rebele: "Using Criminal Case Investigations to Develop Auditing Students' Ability to Exercise Professional Skepticism" at Fraud & Forensic Accounting Education Conference, Atlanta Georgia, May 13-15,2010.