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Professor Kamran Ahmed Professor (Finl Acctg/Corpte Disclosure), Accounting

Kamran Ahmed is Professor of Accounting, La Trobe Business School (LBS). He was Head of School of Accounting from 2006-2010 and Director of Research of La Trobe Business School during 2017-18. Professor Ahmed began his academic career in Australia in 1988 at the Australian National University, and later had academic appointments at Victoria University of Wellington and the University of New England prior to joining La Trobe University in 1999. He had visiting appointments at the University of British Columbia, Exeter University, the University of Houston and Monash University.

Professor Ahmed's research interests are corporate disclosure, corporate accounting policy choice, earnings management, international accounting harmonization, accounting and reporting practices in South Asia, and microfinance reporting. Professor Ahmed has published more than 80 papers in such scholarly journals as Abacus, Accounting and Business Research, Accounting Education, Accounting and Finance, Accounting Research Journal, Australian Journal of Management, British Accounting Review, Corporate Governance: an International Review, Critical Perspective on Accounting, Emerging Markets Review, European Accounting Review, International Journal of Accounting, International Journal of Auditing, Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, Journal of Accounting and Organisational Change, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Journal of International Accounting Research, Pacific Accounting Review, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Research in Accounting in Emerging Economics and Review of Pacific-Basin Financial Markets and Policies. Professor Ahmed has supervised several Honours and Master degree and 20 PhD candidates to completion. He is currently on the editorial board of a number of reputable refereed journals such as International Journal of Accounting, Journal of Accounting and Organisational Change, Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies, Associate Editor of International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation and has been an adhoc reviewer for several other journals.


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