Abu Shiraz Rahaman

Abu Shiraz Abdul-Rahaman

Professor

ACCT

Director

Haskayne School of Business, Centre for Public Interest Accounting [CPIA]

Media contacts

Karen Perl-Pollard
Senior Communications Strategist, Haskayne School of Business

Office: +1.403.220.6153
Email: karen.perl.pollard@haskayne.ucalgary.ca

 

Background

Educational Background

B.S. Comm, Manag & Bus Admin, University of Ghana, 1991

Doctor of Philosophy Comm, Manag & Bus Admin, University of Waikato, 1998

Master of Management Studies Comm, Manag & Bus Admin, University of Waikato, 1995

Biography

Abu Shiraz Rahaman is Professor of Accounting and Director of the Centre for Public Interest Accounting at the Haskayne School of Business.  He pursued graduate studies at the University of Waikato (New Zealand), earning a Master of Management Studies and PhD in Accounting.  Dr Rahaman holds the CPA CGA (Alberta) and previously held the CPA (Australia) designation.  He  joined the Haskayne School of Business in January 2002 after holding academic positions at the University of New England (Australia), University of Otago (New Zealand), and the University of Waikato.

Dr. Rahaman teaches cost and managerial accounting in Haskayne’s  BComm, MBA, EMBA, and PhD programs.  His research focuses on studying accounting in its social and institutional contexts, using qualitative research methods.  Dr Rahaman’s research has been published in such leading journals as; Accounting, Organizations and Society; Contemporary Accounting Research; Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal; Critical Perspectives on Accounting, and Journal of Business Ethics.  He has won a number of research and teaching awards, including the Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award; Chartered Accountants Education Foundation Teaching Award; Emerald “Outstanding Paper Award” for his article published in Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management and Emerald “High Commendation Award” for his article published in Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal.  His research has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Canadian Academic Accounting Association, and CMA Alberta.

Dr. Rahaman currently serves on the editorial board of Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Journal of Management and Governance, and the Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies and previously served as a member of the editorial board of Contemporary Accounting Research.

Courses

Course number Course title Semester
ACCT 361 LEC 01 01 Cost Accounting 2020
ACCT 361 LEC 02 02 Cost Accounting 2021
ACCT 603 LEC 01 01 Management Accounting 2021
ACCT 603 LEC 01 01 Management Accounting 2021
ACCT 603 LEC 02 02 Management Accounting 2021
ACCT 661 LEC 01 01 Cost Accounting 2021
ACCT 661 LEC 02 02 Cost Accounting 2021

Publications

  • Exploring accounting and accountability practices in community-based NGOs. Abu Shiraz Abdul-Rahaman. (2018)