Gordon M. Cohen, PhD

Associate Professor, Accounting

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    Lander College of Arts & Sciences


Ph.D. Business 1997
Specialization in Accounting
Baruch College of the City University of New York

M.S. Organizational Behavior 1974
Case Western Reserve University

M.A. Education 1971
Specialization in Behavioral Sciences
University of Michigan

B.S. Management Science 1969
Minor English Literature
Carnegie-Mellon University

Academic and Professional Honors

Superfellow Fellowship. Awarded annually to one or two students in each University graduate program. Graduate School of City University. 1990-1994.

Yearbook Editor in Chief. Carnegie-Mellon University.

Founder and director of social action committee. Carnegie-Mellon University.

Regular Courses Taught

macro and micro economics, cost accounting and corporate finance. 


Note on Limited Liability in the Bible” (Spring 2012). By Harry Zvi Davis Gordon Cohn, Touro College, & Solomon Appel. Tab Journal. 

The Traditional Jewish View of Paying Taxes” (2011).  In  Robert McGee (Ed.) The Ethics of Tax Evasion 3rd Edition. Springer Press.

Case Study: Will Sunk Costs Sink Jack? A Modern Fable”. (August / September 2011). by Harry Z. Davis, Solomon Appel, Gordon Cohn in Journal of the CPA Practitioner.  

 “The Ethics of Tax Evasion: A Jewish Perspective” (2007) . In  Robert McGee (Ed.)The Ethics of Tax Evasion 2nd Edition. Springer Press.

"Jewish Opinion on the Ethics of Tax Evasion"  (2007).  By McGee, Robert W. and Cohn, Gordon, Forthcoming in Journal of Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues.

“Free Lunch and the ROI”.  (Winter 2008) By Appel, Solomon , Cohn, Gordon and Davis, Harry. in Management Accounting Quarterly.

“A Biblical Approach to Limited Liability”. (2007).  Cohn, Gordon and Davis, Harry.  Submitted to Tradition. 

Improving employer-employee relationships: “A biblical and Talmudic perspectives on human resource management”. (2002). Management Decision.. V 40 number 10 p. 955 - 961.

A Historical Perspective on the Lower Cost or Market Rule  (1998). The Accounting Historians Notebook. p. 18-19.

Ethical Issues Related to the Responsibility to Pay Taxes. (1998). In Robert McGee (Ed.), The Ethics of Tax Evasion. Dumont Press.

Auditing and Ethical Sensitivity (1998).  In The Outlook. v3, p. 17-22.

The Influence of Change in Dispersion in Analysts= Forecasts on the Earnings Response Coefficient Dissertation, Baruch College.  1997.  

"Accounting Ethics and the Traditional Jewish Perspective".   (1996). In W. M. Hoffman, J. B. Kamm and R. E. Frederick (Eds.), Trust, Responsibility and ControlEthics in Accounting and Finance.  Quorum Books. 

"Psychosocial Treatment of the Aged",  (coauthor). (1973). In C. Eisdorfer and P. Lawton (Eds.), The Psychology of Aging.  Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association 

Conferences and Proceedings: 

Understanding the Implications of Changes in Dispersion in Analysts Forecasts Around Earnings Announcements. Accepted for presentation at Mid-Atlantic AAA Conference. March 2000.

"A Jewish View of Accounting Ethics".  Bentley College Accounting Ethics Conference.  1994. 

"Modern Auditing Ethics and the Talmudic Perspective".  Baruch College Conference, Sept. 1993.