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Ph.D.s. CPA, CFE, CIA, CMA, Associate Professor
College of Business and Management
Expertise 
Financial Accounting, Auditing, and Forensic Accounting
Courses Taught 
ACTG 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACTG 202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
ACTG 321 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
ACTG 322 Intermediate Financial Accounting
ACTG 324 Advanced Financial Accounting
ACTG 325 Contemporary Financial Accounting Issues
ACTG 400 Fundamentals of Accounting
ACTG 421 Current Topics in Financial Accounting
Research Interests 
Capital Market Research, Auditing, Forensic Accounting
Education 

• Ph.D. in Accounting,  University of Memphis, 2006 - 2009

• Ph.D. in Economics, University of Missouri - Columbia, 1998 – 2002 

• Master of Arts in Economics,  University of Missouri – Columbia, 1996 – 1998

• Master of Accounting, University of Missouri – Columbia, 1994 – 1996 

• Master of Accounting,  Tehran University, Tehran, Iran, 1988 – 1991

Selected Publications 

• Dorestani, A. 2004. Transfer Price and Equilibrium in Multinational Firms: An Examination of Divisional Autonomy and Central Control. Applied Economics. Applied Economics. 36(17): 1899-1906. (This journal is listed on Australian Business Dean Council Journal Quality List 2013. The ranking for this journal is A)

• Dorestani, A. and Jir, A. 2013. Audit Quality Post Sarbanes Oxley Act. Accountancy Business and the Public Interest. 12: 119-134 (Acceptance rate for this paper is 11-25% and is listed on Australian Business Dean Council Journal Quality List 2013).

• Aliabadi, S., Dorestani, A., and Afifi, R. 2013. The Effects of SFAS NO. 159, Fair Value Disclosure, on Commercial Banks. Journal of Academy of Business and Economics. 13(1): 25-34 (Acceptance rate for this journal is 20% and is listed on Australian Business Dean Council Journal Quality List 2013). 

• Aliabadi, S., Dorestani, A., and Rezaee, Z. 2013. Integration of Enterprise Risk Management into Corporate Governance. International Journal of Managerial Accounting Research. 3(1): 1-16 (Acceptance rate for this journal is 25%)

• Aliabadi, S., Dorestani, A., and Balsara, N. 2013. The Most Value Relevant Accounting Performance Measure by Industry. Journal of Accounting and Finance. 13(1): 22-34 (Acceptance rate for this journal is 13% - 19%)

• Dorestani, A., and Rezaee, Z. 2012. Non-Financial Key Performance Indicators and Analysts' Earnings Forecast Accuracy. Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting & Finance 7(2): 79-102 (Acceptance rate for this journal is 25% and it is listed on Australian Business Dean Council Journal Quality List 2013)

• Aliabadi, S., Dorestani, A., and Qadri, M. 2011. Fraud prevention and Detection in the United States: A Macro perspective. Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting 3(3): 150-165. (This is specifically an accounting journal which is one of top two journals in forensic accounting in the United States and it is listed on Australian Business Dean Council Journal Quality List 2013)

• Aliabadi, S., Chen, H., and Dorestani, A. 2011. Fair value determination: A conceptual framework. Journal of Accounting, Business, and Management 18(1): 93-107. (This journal is specifically an accounting journal with acceptance rate of 20% - 30% and it is listed on Australian Business Dean Council Journal Quality List 2013)

• Aliabadi, S., Dorestani, A., and Abdyldaeva, A. 2011. Budget deficit, national debt, and government spending: Is now th right time to cut deficit and reduce national debt? Journal of Accounting, Business and Management 18(2): 74-83. (This journal is specifically an accounting journal with acceptance rate of 20% - 30% and it is listed on Australian Business Dean Council Journal Quality List 2013)

• Dorestani, A., and Rezaee, Z. 2010. Non-financial key performance Indicators and quality of earnings: Using content analysis. Journal of Accounting and Finance 11(3): 75-96. (Acceptance rate for this journal is 13% - 19%)

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