Beth Vermeer

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Department: Accounting & MIS
Campus Address: 006 Purnell Hall
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: 302-831-2961


Research Interests:

  • Taxation - Professional tax preparers and components of their decision making environment
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Audit and Financial


  • Ph.D. in Accounting, Drexel University (2013)
  • M.S. in Accounting/Taxation, University of North Texas (1996)
  • B.S. in Accounting, University of North Texas (1996)
  • Certified Public Accountant, Maryland (currently inactive)


Vermeer, B., and Greenstein, B. “Unresolved Issues Regarding the Foreign Tax Credit: A Case of the United Kingdom Windfall Tax” forthcoming at Journal of Legal Tax Research (JLTR) - American Accounting Association (AAA) Sectional Journal

Greenstein, B., Persellin, M., and Vermeer, B. (2014) “Corporate Compensation Planning: Determining Reasonableness” Corporate Taxation. September/October 2014.

Vermeer, B. and Greenstein, B. (2013) “U.S. Supreme Court Refines Interpretation of Foreign Tax Credit.” Strategic Finance. November 2013.

Awards & Honors

  • AICPA Accounting Doctoral Scholar



  • Taxation
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting

The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.5 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Club, a student-managed restaurant and hotel, a high-technology development center of a global bank and a start-up experience for students with new business ideas.

Undergraduate scholarships, made possible through the generosity of alumni and friends, enable us to support promising scholars. Here, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and his mother, Leni Markell, join recipients of the William Markell Scholarship (center), which benefits students in Accounting and MIS.

The Institute for Financial Services Analytics is a collaboration between the Lerner College, UD's College of Engineering and JPMorgan Chase, and hosts events for academics and the business community designed to address consumer analytics and industry applications.

All Lerner College departments offer discovery learning experiences and emphasize data-based analytics to enrich the student experience. Here, students at Vita Nova, our award-winning restaurant run through HRIM, joined professional chefs and winemakers in hosting a 2014 Mid-Atlantic Wine and Food Festival event.

Lerner College faculty - like Meryl Gardner, whose research on foods and moods was recently published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.

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