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Shirley  Dennis-Escoffier

Shirley Dennis-Escoffier

Associate Professor, Accounting

(305) 284-5577
Kosar Epstein 311

Research Interests

  • Tax planning for individuals and corporations

Selected Publications

Taxation for Decision Makers, Wiley (with K. Fortin)

“CPA Exam Aligns with Model Tax Curriculum,” The Tax Adviser (with J. Rubin)

“The Revised Model Tax Curriculum,” Issues in Accounting Education (with B. Kern and S. Rhoades-Catanach)

"Tax Planning Opportunities for U.S. Taxpayers Working Abroad," Practical Tax Strategies

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Certified Public Accountant, Florida
  • Past President, American Taxation Association
  • AICPA Education Executive Committee
  • Model Tax Curriculum Task Force
  • Associate Professor, California State University at Hayward
  • Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii


  • Ph.D., Interdepartmental Studies in Business, University of Miami, 1981
  • MBA, Accounting, University of Miami, 1975
  • Accounting, University of Miami, 1973


  • Taxation

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