Professor of Accountancy and Director of the Center of International Education and Research in Accounting
Ph.D. Accounting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1972
M.A. Economics, Indiana University, 1966
M.B.A., Indiana University, 1965
B. Com. (Honors) Cairo University, 1961
At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
since 2000. Professor of Accountancy, Director of the V.
K. Zimmerman Center for International Education and Research in
Accounting and Editor of
The International Journal of Accounting, and Director-Academic
for the KPMG & UIUC Business Measurement Research Program. University of
Florida starting 1977, except for two years, Walter J. Matherly
Professor (1977-1980) and Graduate Research Professor (1980 - 2001).
University of Alberta, Winspear Distinguished Professor, (Visiting),
(1982-83), and the Weldon Powell Professor at the University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1983-84). Duke University, Associate
Professor, 1975-77 Columbia University, Assistant Professor, 1972 & Associate
Abdel-khalik, R. 2003. Self-Sorting, managerial incentives
and human capital assets. European Accounting Review,
Abdel-khalik, R. 2002. Reforming corporate governance post
Enron: Shareholders' board of trustees and the auditor.
Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 21: 97-103.
Abdel-khalik, R., Wong, K. A., Wu, A. 1999. China's A and B
shares: Can we make sense of the numbers? The
International Journal of Accounting, 34: 467-489.
Honors and Awards
Medal for Contribution to Scholarship, Athens University of
Economics and Business, 2004.
Wildman Award from the American Accounting Association &
Deloitte & Touche, 1990. Distinguished Alumnus of the Year,
University of Illinois Graduate Students Association, 1981.
Numerous research grants from the Institute of Internal
Auditing; the Financial Accounting Standards Board; Peat
Marwick Mitchell Foundation; Haskins & Sells; Ernst & Ernst.
International Journal of Accounting, 2000-2003. Teaching
Innovation Award Committee, American Accounting Association,
2000. Editorial board, Journal of Accounting and Public
Policy, 2000-2003. Editor & Managing Editor, The
Accounting Review, 1990-1994. Founding Editor,
Journal of Accounting Literature (1980-1989).
Currently: Preparing to teach a course on Accounting Concepts and
Risk Management. Other current teaching interests include Accounting
Theory, Issues in Financial Accounting, Research Methods, and First
Course in Accounting. Previously: Taught past courses on the following
subjects: Principles of Accounting, Principles of Economics, Intermediate
micro and macro Economics, Introductory Statistics (a two-course
sequence), Money and Banking, Intermediate Accounting, Accounting
Theory, Management Control Systems, Financial Research in Accounting,
Managerial Research in Accounting, Issues and Cases in Accounting,
Controllership, and Advanced Accounting Analysis.
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