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Hank Adler

Associate Professor, Clinical Faculty
Burra Executive Professor of Accounting
The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Expertise: Accounting; Individual and Corporate Taxes; Board of Director
Office Location: Beckman Hall 303H
Phone: (714) 628-7283
University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Science
University of California, Los Angeles, Master of Business Admin.


Associate Professor of Accounting, Mr. Adler was in public accounting for thirty-four years, the last twenty as a tax partner at Deloitte & Touche. He joined the faculty of Chapman University in 2003. Mr. Adler has served on several corporate and community boards of directors. His research has been published by The Wall Street Journal, Tax Notes, Prentice Hall and Tax Magazine. His interests include theories of taxation and board governance.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

The Worst Statutory Precedent in Over 100 Years Tax Notes 9/3/2018
TCJA Provisions Present Constitutional Questions Tax Notes 1/15/2018
Tax Notes, Volumes 155 & 156, numbers 155 & 156, September 18 & 25, 2017
You Don't Have To Be Smart To Own A Smartphone
From Three to Five, Amazon ISBN 0615482236
FrumForum.com - Published regularly on finance and taxes for this well read conservative website. (Dr. Kraft and i agreed that a listing of the various articles was not necessary. I am a regular contributor and generally respond to their requests for pieces on current events. (Over 1 million monthly readers)
Townhall.com - Published two pieces on finance and taxes for this well read conservative website
The FairTax Fantasy, An Honest Look at a Very, Very Bad Idea, Townhall Press, ISBN 978-1-60791-304-7 Co-authored with Chapman law professor Hugh Hewitt
Ethical Beginnings, Preferences, Rules, And Principles Influencing Decision Making, ISBN: 978-0-595-51781-7, by Waymund Rogers, University of California at Riverside, iUniverse, January, 2009
Townhall.com - Published six pieces on finance and taxes for this well read conservative website