Dr Jahangir Ali is currently an Associate Professor of Accounting at the Department of Accounting and Data Analytics, La Trobe Business School, La Trobe University. Prior to this appointment, he was a Senior Lecturer and Lecturer of Accounting at La Trobe University and University of New England, respectively. He has had several years of teaching and research experience at the University of Rajshahi where he worked as an Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting. Jahangir was a visiting scholar at Otago University, the University of Kebangsaan, Independent University, Rajshahi University and Asian University.
Jahangir earned his Ph.D. on Harmonization of Accounting and Reporting Practices from La Trobe University in 2003 and holds an Masters of Business (Accounting) degree from Monash University in 1997. Jahangir’s research interests include corporate governance, corporate financial reporting and disclosure, earnings management, accounting policy choice, harmonization of accounting and reporting practices, international accounting, financial statements fraud, audit quality and capital markets. He has published a number of papers in international referred journals including Accounting and Business Research, Accounting & Finance, British Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Accounting Literature, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal and the International Journal of Accounting. Jahangir has successfully supervised several Honours and Masters, and 14 PhD students. He has also acted as external examiners for 20 PhD Theses.
Jahangir is associate editor of Accounting Research Journal and Asian Journal of Business and Accounting. He is also on the editorial board of International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies and Journal of Applied Research in Management Accounting.