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MST Program Faculty

Ronald Marcuson (Director)

  • Courses Taught: Corporate Reorganizations; Consolidated Returns; Seminar on Current Problems in Taxation
  • Education: MAS, University of Illinois; MS Mathematics, University of Illinois; BS Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Affiliation: DePaul University

Todd Barron

  • Courses Taught: Concepts of State Property and Transaction Taxation
  • Education: MBA Finance, DePaul University; BS Economics & Mathematics, Wheaton College
  • Affiliation: Barron Corporate Tax Solutions

David Berek

  • Courses Taught: Income Taxation of Estates, Trusts and Decedents; Estate Planning; Estate and Gift Taxation; Overview of Transfer Planning for Wealth Management; Multigenerational Advanced Planning Structures
  • Education: LLM, John Marshall Law School; JD, John Marshall Law School; BSC Accountancy, DePaul University
  • Affiliation: Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered

Thomas Blaze

  • Courses Taught: State and Local Taxation
  • Education: MST, DePaul University; BBA, Loyola University Chicago
  • Affiliation: RSM

Robert Byelich

  • Courses Taught: Tax Accounting, Periods, and Methods; Taxation of Closely Held Corporations
  • Education: MST, John Marshall Law School; BA, Michigan State University
  • Affiliation: DePaul University

John Comeau

  • Courses Taught: Federal Income Tax Procedures; Tax Research
  • Education: JD, DePaul University; LLM, DePaul University; BS Accounting, University of Illinois
  • Affiliation: Internal Revenue Service

William Dexter

  • Courses Taught: Topics in Individual and Corporate Taxation
  • Education: MST, DePaul University; BSC Accountancy, DePaul University
  • Affiliation: Deloitte Tax

Larry Fee

  • Courses Taught: Concepts of State Property and Transaction Taxation
  • Education: LLM, John Marshall Law School; JD, John Marshall Law School; BS, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Affiliation: PwC

Duncan Forsythe

  • Courses Taught: Advanced Concepts in International Taxation; International Aspects of U.S. Taxation
  • Education: MAS, University of Illinois; BA, University of Michigan
  • Affiliation: KPMG

Stephen Frost

  • Courses Taught: Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Education: JD, University of Iowa; BS, Iowa State University
  • Affiliation: Hinshaw & Culbertson

Lynne Glennon

  • Courses Taught: Accounting for Income Taxes; Taxation of Closely Held Corporations; Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders; Transactions in Property
  • Education: MST, DePaul University; BA, University of Notre Dame
  • Affiliation: DePaul University

Edward Hannon

  • Courses Taught: Taxation of Real Estate; Structuring Real Estate Transactions
  • Education: LLM, Taxation Georgetown University Law Center; JD, Loyola University Chicago; BS, Accounting, St Louis University
  • Affiliation: Quarles & Brady

Kevin Kaiser

  • Courses Taught: Taxation of Financial Instruments
  • Education:
  • Affiliation: EY

Diane Kuhlmann

  • Courses Taught: Comparative Tax Systems
  • Education: PhD, University of Minnesota; MBT, University of Minnesota; MSA, University of Minnesota; BA, University of Minnesota
  • Affiliation: DePaul University

Robert Koza

  • Courses Taught: Partnerships
  • Education: MST, DePaul University; BSC, Accounting, DePaul University
  • Affiliation: The Koza Group

Rodney Lawrence

  • Courses Taught: Advanced Concepts in International Taxation; International Aspects of U.S. Taxation
  • Education: LLM, University of Southern California; LLB Commercial law, Tax, University of Auckland; BCom Accounting and Finance, University of Auckland
  • Affiliation: KPMG

Michael Laudizio

  • Courses Taught: Illinois Taxation
  • Education: BSC Accounting, DePaul University; MST, DePaul University
  • Affiliation: L.A. Tax

Marenglen Marku

  • Courses Taught: Fundamentals of Transfer Pricing
  • Education: PhD, Virginia Tech; MA, University of Western Ontario; BA, Berea College
  • Affiliation: Grant Thorton

Jonathan Michael

  • Courses Taught: Overview of Transfer Tax Planning; Estate Planning
  • Education: LLM New York University; JD University of Miami; BS Miami University
  • Affiliation: Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella

Dennis Minich

  • Courses Taught: Concepts of Deferred Compensation
  • Education: Masters of Management, Northwestern University; BBA, George Washington University
  • Affiliation: AndersenTax

Laura Moran

  • Courses Taught: State and Local Income and Franchise Taxation
  • Education: JD, IIT Chicago Kent College of Law; MST, DePaul University; BA, University of Illinois
  • Affiliation: Deloitte Tax

David Roberts

  • Courses Taught: Transactions in Property
  • Education: JD, DePaul University; MBA, DePaul University; MST, DePaul University
  • Affiliation: DePaul University

Beth Stein

  • Courses Taught: Unclaimed Property Seminar
  • Education: MST, DePaul University; BS, Purdue University
  • Affiliation: SeaChange Consulting, LLC

Andrius Strimaitis

  • Courses Taught: Tax Research
  • Education: LLM, University of Florida; JD, Loyola University Chicago; BBA, Loyola University Chicago
  • Affiliation: Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg

Miguel Valdes

  • Courses Taught: International Aspects of U.S. Taxation
  • Education: JD, DePaul University MST, DePaul University; BSBA, Loyola University
  • Affiliation: Valdes & Associates

Mary Warmus

  • Courses Taught: Federal Tax Valuation
  • Education: MBA Finance, Loyola University; BSC Accountancy, DePaul University
  • Affiliation: Kensington Financial Consultants

Linda Watson

  • Courses Taught: Taxation of U.S. Inbound and Outbound Individuals
  • Education: MST, DePaul University; BSB, Indiana University
  • Affiliation: EY

Sam Weldler

  • Courses Taught: Structuring Real Estate Transactions
  • Education: MST, DePaul University
  • Affiliation: EY

William Zink

  • Courses Taught: Overview of Federal Income Tax for Individuals; Tax Accounting, Periods, and Methods; Taxation of Closely Held Corporations
  • Education: MST, DePaul University; BSC Accountancy, DePaul University
  • Affiliation: GT
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