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Rashad Abdel-khalik
Professor of Accountancy and Director of the Center of International Education and Research in Accounting

Educational Background

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

Positions Held

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 Professor, 1974-75.

Recent Publications

Abdel-khalik, R. 2003. Self-Sorting, managerial incentives and human capital assets. European Accounting Review, 12: 661-697.

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.

Academic Service

Editor, The 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).

Teaching and Research

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.

Contact Information:
320C Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 265-0539

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