Professor of Accounting, Taxation, and Legal Studies in Business
Weller Hall 309
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DegreesJD, 1979, Hofstra Univ; MPA, 1972, New York Univ; BA, 1968, Adelphi Univ
Professor Bass received a B.A. in government and international relations from Adelphi University and an M.P.A. from the Graduate School of Public Administration at New York University, where he specialized in urban and metropolitan government administration. His thesis is titled Governmental Revision for Nassau County, New York. His J.D. is from the Hofstra University School of Law.
Professor Bass is a former member of the executive advisory board for curriculum development of the Legal Studies Institute at Long Island University. He is a member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association, involved in commercial, insurance and labor arbitration, and serves on the Panel of Mediators for the New York State Public Employment Relations Board (NYSPERB) and the Suffolk County Public Employment Relations Board. In addition, he serves as an arbitrator for the New York State Employment Relations Board and is on the Board of Arbitrators for the National Association of Security Dealers (NASD, Inc.), and other public sector arbitration panels. Professor Bass also serves as a mediator/arbitrator for the Federal Mediation and Consultation Service.
Professor Bass is an instructor for the business law section of the CPA examination.
Professor Bass has authored articles on legal ethics, sex and employment discrimination, reform of health care contracts, sexual harassment and arbitration of discrimination claims. He is currently a principal with Bass & Associates/Estate Management Group, where he is a consultant to individuals and the business sector on matters pertaining to employee benefits programs, and general business and estate planning.
Professor Bass formerly served as Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Frank G. Zarb School of Business. He is the former Director of the Family Business Forum at Scott Skodnek Business Development Center at Hofstra University and currently serves as Chairperson of the Planning and Budget Committee of the University Senate.
Professor Bass was the recipient of the Hofstra University Distinguished Teacher of the Year award in 1997.
Teaching InterestsLabor/Employment law, alternative dispute resolution, business organization
Research InterestsFederal Discrimination claims; Artbitration Developments
Recent Courses Taught
|LEGL 020||INTRO LGL SYSTM,ENVRN&CONTRCT||Undergraduate|
|LEGL 023||CONTRACT LAW||Undergraduate|
|LEGL 024||LGL ASPCTS BUS ORG/ACTVTS||Undergraduate|
|LEGL 119||ADV LEGAL ASPCTS BUSINESS ORG||Undergraduate|
|LEGL 185||INTRNSHP LEGAL STUDIES IN BUS||Undergraduate|
|LEGL 190||HONORS ESSAY||Undergraduate|
|LEGL 200||LEGL, POL, REG & ETHICAL ENVIR||Graduate|
|LEGL 205||LAW OF BUS ORGS & THE U.C.C.||Graduate|
|LEGL 401||LEGAL AND REG ENVIRONMENT||Graduate|
|MGT 274||LABOR RELATNS & LAW||Graduate|