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Wendy D. Gelman

Wendy D. Gelman

Teaching Professor
School of Accounting

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 327
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-6410


  • Juris Doctor in Law
    University of Miami, Miami, Florida
  • Master of Law
    University of Miami, Miami, Florida
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
    Florida International University, Miami, Florida

Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial and Corporate Law
  • Estate Planning
  • International Business Law
  • Online Learning
  • Taxation

Professional Activities

Prior to joining Florida International University, Ms. Gelman was an attorney specializing in estate planning and federal tax law and also represented lenders in mortgage foreclosure proceedings. She has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1993. Ms. Gelman is co-author of La Debacle Enron/Anderson (2002-03, InterAmerica).

Ms. Gelman teaches both in the traditional classroom and in the colleges Department of Online Learning. She has developed and taught numerous online and web-assisted courses in the areas of domestic and international business law and, most recently, has developed a course in federal tax. She is currently the faculty team leader for CBAs Early Bird BBA Program. In additional to her regular courses for undergraduates, she has taught in FIUs Global Executive MBA Program and its Master of International Business Program. She is a member of CBAs Online Learning Task Force.

In 2002, Ms. Gelman was given an award for Most Innovating and Inspiring Teacher by FIUs Global Executive MBA program.

Courses Taught

  • Business In Society
  • Business Law I
  • Business Law II
  • Income Tax
  • Income Tax Accounting
  • International Business Law
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Special Topics in Business Law
  • Tax Policy
  • The Legal Environment of Business

Refereed Journal Articles

Perry, F. V., & Gelman, W. (2014). A Multilateral Convention on Outlawing Incitement to Acts of Terrorism Under international Law. Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce.

Perry, F., & Gelman, W. D. (2013). Exiting the Euro. Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business, 12(4).

Gelman, W. D. (2013). Student perceptions about the impact of Sarbanes-Oxley act: An empirical analysis. Journal of Accounting, Ethics & Public Policy, 13(4).

Perry, F. V., Gelman, W. D., & Wrieden, J. (2013). Is there a way out of the Euro? International Journal of Finance, 25(2). View Article

Hennig, C. J., & Gelman, W. D. (2009). Boulware: What the supreme court failed to address. Tax Notes.

McGee, R. W., & Gelman, W. D. (2009). Opinions on the ethics of tax evasion: A comparative study of the USA and six Latin American countries. Akron Tax Journal, 24.

Hennig, C., Gelman, W. D., & Everett, J. O. (2008). Taxpayers take the AMT to court: A burden that needs fixin’. Taxes - The Tax Magazine, 86(10).

Gelman, W. D., & Forgione, D. A. (2003). The Enron/Anderson debacle. InterAmerica, (1).

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