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A. Rashad Abdel-Khalik

Professor of Accountancy and V.K. Zimmerman Professor of 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. Forthcoming. How Enron Used Accounting for Prepaid Commodity Swaps to Delay Bankruptcy for One Decade: The Shadowy Relationships with Big Banks. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance

Abdel-Khalik, A., Chen, P. 2015. Growth in Financial Derivatives: The Public Policy and Accounting Incetives. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 34: 291-318

Abdel-Khalik, A. 2014. Accounting for Risk, Hedging and Complex Contracts, 592. London: Routledge.

Honors and Awards

Honorary Doctorate, University of Macdonia, 2016

Service Activities

Director, The Illinois International Accounting Symposium, 2001-present
Senior Editor and Managing Editor, The International Journal of Accounting (Elsevier), 2000-present
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 2000-present
Member, The Accounting Hall of Fame Selection Committee, 2003-2016

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.