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Dr Imam Arafat

Senior Lecturer

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Summary

I am a senior lecturer in accounting and financial management. I joined Portsmouth Business School in August 2016. Prior to that, I spent three years at the University of Dundee as a tutor where I taught various financial and management accounting modules to undergraduate and postgraduate students. I completed my PhD in Accounting & Finance from the same university. My PhD thesis, funded by the University of Dundee, examined the institutional determinants of fair value disclosure of listed companies. Prior to that, I secured a Distinction in my Master of Research degree. I was commended as ‘the most outstanding Masters student of the University of Dundee’s School of Business’ for my academic performance. In tandem with my PhD, I completed the ACCA qualification to fortify my professional accountancy skills and I'm now an affiliated member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Teaching Responsibilities

I currently contribute to the following units:

Business Accounting

Financial Reporting

Accounting and Finance undergraduate dissertations

Accounting and finance postgraduate dissertations

MSc Forensic accounting dissertations

I am a member of the Faculty of Business & Law research ethics committee. I am an accounting and finance subject group representative to the library and learning centre. I am also the moderation lead for various undergraduate and postgraduate units within the subject group.

Research Interests

My research interests include:

Accounting regulations

Fair value accounting

Corporate mandatory and voluntary disclosure

The impact of institutional and corporate governance factors on firm performance and compliance with regulations.

Media Availability

I am happy to take calls and emails from the media on my research. Please contact me directly on 023 92 84 4623 or at imam.arafat@port.ac.uk

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