Pervaiz Alam | e-Inside | Oct. 17, 2016 | Kent State University

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Pervaiz Alam

Professor
Department of Accounting
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

I teach in the areas of auditing, financial accounting and managerial accounting, both at the undergraduate and graduate (master’s and Ph.D. courses) levels. My recent research interest has been in credit default swaps and in accounting accruals quality areas. Some of my recent papers have been published in the Review of Accounting Studies, the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy and the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. I also serve as the Ph.D. program coordinator for the Department of Accounting.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

June 1985

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Assistant Professor, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia; Assistant Professor, Institute of Business Administration, University of Karachi

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Students and colleagues

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

Ph.D. program

RESIDES IN:

Kent, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Karachi, Pakistan

EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Accounting, College of Business Administration, University of Houston

HOBBIES:

Gardening, jogging, playing with my dog and reading