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Paul Kushel

Business faculty - Paul Kushel

Clinical Associate Professor
Accounting and Taxation
Joined Fordham: 1988

General Information:
140 W. 62nd Street, Room 423,
New York, NY 10023



PaulS. Kushel, PhD, is a clinical associate professor of accounting and taxation at the Gabelli School of Business. Prior to joining the Fordham faculty, hetaught at New York University's Stern School of Business and has receivedawards for his teaching at both institutions. Among the highlights wereFordham's Gladys and Henry Crown Award for Faculty Excellence, which he wonthree times, and Stanley Fuchs Award, given for his dedication and commitmentto the student body, and NYU's All-University Great Teacher Award, givenannually to three top professors university-wide by NYU's Alumni Federation.

Before entering academia, Dr. Kushel worked in Arthur Andersen & Co.'s New York office. He has taught seminars for more than 50 financial companies and has deliveredlectures to banks, investment banks and accounting firms on topics inaccounting, taxation and finance. He is president of Cash Kushel Associates andis a Certified Public Accountant in New York State.

Dr. Kushel received his BS and MBA from New York University and his doctorate fromthe University of Texas at Austin. Since 1984, he has specialized ininstructing both BA-level analyst programs and MBA-level associate programs. Hehas published articles in academic and practitioner journals and has discussedaccounting and taxation issues on television.

Writing under the pen name of Cash Kushel, Dr. Kushel has published four suspensenovels since 2003: Lotto Trouble, The Choosers, Stockhammer and Sense ofDirection. He has completed his fifth and sixth novels and isworking on his seventh book.


  • PhD: University of Texas at Austin
  • Master's: MBA, New York University
  • Bachelor's: BS, New York University

Research Interests

  • Taxation