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A. Rashad Abdel-Khalik

Professor of Accountancy and V.K. Zimmerman Professor in International Accounting

Educational Background

Ph.D., Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1972
M.A., Economics, Indiana University, 1966
M.B.A., Indiana University, 1965
B.Comm., Honors, Accountancy (Economics), Cairo University, 1961

Positions Held

V.K Zimmerman Professor in International Accounting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012 to present
Director, Vernon K. Zimmerman Center for International Education and Research in Accounting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000 to present
Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000 to present
Graduate Research Professor, University of Florida, 1980-2001
Weldon Powell Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983-1984
Winspear Distinguished Professor (Visiting), University of Alberta, 1982-1983
Walter J. Matherly Professor, University of Florida, 1977-1980
Associate Professor, Duke University, 1975-1977
Associate Professor, Columbia University, 1974-1975
Assistant Professor, Columbia University, 1972-1973

Recent Publications

Abdel-Khalik, A. 2013. Accounting for Risk, Hedging and Complex Contracts, 592. London: Routledge.

Abdel-Khalik, A. 2009. Fair Value Accounting and Stewardship. Accounting Perspectives, 9: 253-270

Abdel-Khalik, A. 2007. An Empirical Investigation of CEOs Risk Aversion and the Propensity to Smooth Earnings Volatility. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 22: 201-235

Service Activities

Member, The Accounting Hall of Fame Selection Committee, 2003-2013
Director, The Illinois International Accounting Symposium, 2001-2013
Senior Editor, The International Journal of Accounting (Elsevier), 2000-2013

Teaching and Research Interests

Currently: Accounting for Risk and Hedge Accounting; Empirical Research in Accounting Previously: Taught courses on the following subjects: Principles of Accounting, Principles of Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics; Intermiediate Macroeconomics, 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; and Analysis of Financial Statements

Accounting Reporting Risk, Empirical Research in Accounting, Research Methodology, Accounting Theory, and Current Issues in Financial Reporting.


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2037D BIF
515 East Gregory Drive
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 265-0539

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