Gerkens, Esq., J.D., LL.M., M.B.A., C.P.A.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Phone number
Room number
HH 52306

LL.M., cum laude, Fordham University School of Law (Corporate, Banking & Finance Law);

J.D., cum laude, New York Law School;

Advanced Professional Certificate, Fordham University (Taxation);

Post Masters Certificate, Baruch College (Taxation);

M.B.A., Temple University;

B.A., cum laude, Temple University (Psychology).






Director of the Advanced Certificate in Forensic Accounting Program, John Jay College (2012-2013)

Private Practice (2011 - Present)

Law Firms (1997 - 2010)

Law School, Graduate Law School (1992 - 1997) & U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (1995)

Director of Financial Reporting & Manager of Regulatory Reporting, Large Wall Street Firm (1985-1992)

Large International Accounting Firms (Audit Practice) (1978-1985)




Courses Taught

Courses Taught Since 2012:

ACC 250, Principles of Accounting

ACC/LAW 264, Business Law

ACC 308, Principles of Auditing

ACC 309, Forensic Accounting II

ACC 410, Seminar in Forensic Financial Analysis

ACC 445, Forensic Accounting (Lehman College)

ACC 701/715, Analytical Methods in Auditing & Oversight

ACC 702, Advanced Cost Accounting

ACC 703, Advanced Taxation

ACC 705, Forensic Accounting & Auditing

ACC 710, Advanced Financial Reporting & Analysis

ACC 720, Advanced Auditing with Analytical Applications

PAD, 742, Public Sector Accouning & Auditing