Bruce W McClain
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 Title: Professor
 Dept: Accounting
 Office: BU 509
 Phone: 216-687-3652
 Email: B.MCCLAIN@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. BU 509, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Education:
LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 1985
J.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1982
B.A., Accounting, Hillsdale College, 1978
 
Brief Bio:
Professor of Accounting. CPA/Attorney.  Teaches primarily taxation, in graduate tax program.  Also teaches Business Law and Accounting.  Graduated summa cum laude from Hillsdale College with degree in accounting.  Graduate degrees from Case Western Reserve School of Law (J.D.) and from New York University School of Law (LL.M., Taxation).  Lifelong Cleveland area resident.  Faculty member at CSU since 1987.  Certified Public Accountant, Ohio.  

COURSES TAUGHT
ACT 221 Accounting Principles I
ACT 222 Accounting Principles II
ACT 361 Tax Procedures I          
ACT 462/562 Tax Procedures II
ACT 613 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
ACT 600 Managerial Accounting
ACT 636 Corporate and Shareholder Taxation
ACT 637 Partnership Taxation
ACT 638 Tax Research and Planning
ACT 642 Tax Procedures and Practice
ACT 643 Advanced Corporate Taxation
ACT 645 Taxation of International Transactions
ACT 705 Doctoral Seminar in Taxation
BLW 411 Business Law I
BLW 412 Business Law II
ACT 690 Special Projects
MBA 500 Environment of Business (cross-discipline)

FACULTY ADVISOR

Beta Alpha Psi honorary accounting organization: 1988-89,1989-90, 2005-06, 2006-07
1990-91; CSU awarded Superior Chapter Status in 1988-89
Accounting Association: 1989-90, 1990-91
Coach: Arthur Andersen Tax Challenge Team, undergraduate, 1992
Coach: Arthur Andersen Tax Challenge Team, undergraduate, 1993
Coach: Arthur Andersen Tax Challenge Team, graduate, 1994
 
Honors and Awards:
2003 First Place for Best Article
Journal of Financial Services Professionals
2003

Outstanding Article of 1992
Ohio CPA Journal
1992
 
Research Interests:
Taxation
Partnership Taxation
Corporate Accumulations
 
Professional Affiliations:
Member of the Ohio Bar (1982)
Certified Public Accountant, Ohio (1983)
Ohio Society of CPA's
Cleveland Bar Association
Tri-State Academy of Legal Studies in Business (past member)
Admitted to practice in the U.S. Tax Court
Board of Advisors, Environmental Taxation Worldwide Website
American Accounting Association
American Taxation Association
American Accounting Association - Ohio Region - Secretary/Treasurer 2009-10
 
Professional Experience:
Bruce W. McClain, Attorney at Law, CPA 1987- present

Cleveland State University, 1987- present

Arthur Young & Co.,Tax Supervisor, 1985-1987

Roudebush, Brown and Ulrich Co., L.P.A. Tax Attorney, 1982-1984
 
University Service:
Cleveland State University
Student Recruiter

Department
Accounting Scholarship Committee
Committee Member

Department
Accounting Scholarships/Awards Committee
Committee Member
1987-1992, 1994, 1999, 2000

Student Organization
Beta Alpha Psi
Student Organization Advisor
1988-1991, 2005-2007

Department
Master of Taxation Committee
Committee Chairperson

Department
Masters of Accounting - Tax Emphasis Program
Program Director

Department
Tax Curriculum Committee
Committee Member

Department
Department PRC
Committee Chairperson

Department
Curriculum Committee
Committee Member
Served as Committee Chairperson during 2005-2006

College
Masters Program Committee
Committee Member

Cleveland State University
University Speakers Bureau
Member

Department
Accounting Advisory Board
Committee Member

Cleveland State University
Faculty Senate
Member

College PRC
Committee Member

College
By-Laws Revision Committee
Committee Member

Department
Business Law Curriculum Revision Committee
Committee Chairperson

College
Executive Development Center Committee
Committee Member

Department
Faculty Hiring Committee
Committee Chairperson
Served as Committee Chairperson during 2002

College
Undergraduate/graduate Curriculum Task Force
Committee Member

Department
Doctoral Comprehension Exam Committee
Committee Member

Department
Cleveland Chapter of Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
Liaison

Aurthur Andersen Tax Challenge Team
Team Coach
Served in the following capacities during these years:
Undergraduate: 1992
Undergraduate: 1993
Graduate: 1994

Department
Accounting Association/Beta Alpha Psi Advisory Board
Committee Member

Department
Students Affairs Committee
Committee Chairperson
1991-1992 - Committee Member

Student Organization
Accounting Association
Student Organization Advisor

College
Petitions Committee
Committee Member
 
Community Service:
Usher, St. Raphael Catholic Church