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Dr.Aminah Abdullah Associate Professor Academic RankAssociate Professor


  • Accounting

Research Interests:

  • Accounting, accountability, performance management, governance


•PhD, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, London, UK, 2015 •Post Graduate Certified in Higher Education Teaching, The Higher Education Academy, UK, 2016 •ACCA professional examinations, The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK, 2013. •MSc in Accounting (merit), University of Essex, UK, 2012. •ACCA Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) examinations, The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK, 2010.
•Associate Professor of Accounting, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 31 August 2020 to date. •Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance, Sohar University, Oman, 6 October 2019 to 30 August 2020 •Senior lecturer (Associate Professor) of Accounting and Finance – University of Roehampton (UK), 1st August 2017 to 30 September 2019. •Lecturer (assistant professor) in accounting and finance – University of Roehampton (UK), 1st June 2015 to 31st July 2017 •Research Associate, Essex Business School, University of Essex (UK), 2011 •Accounting and finance manager, Belfast Metropolitan College, Belfast (UK) 2004 to 2010
•Research seminar coordinator, University of Roehampton, London, UK. •External examiner for postgraduate programme at a top UK university: MSc Accounting and Finance, Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK. •Invited research seminar speaker: University of Essex Accounting Research Seminar, “Rhetoric or parrhesia: The role of accounting in governing museums and art galleries”, April 2016. •Invited research seminar speaker: School of Business and Economics, University of Brunei Darusalam, “Calculative practices and the performance management of UK art organizations”, August 2016.
•Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), UK. •Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), UK. •Member of the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA). •Member of the European Accounting Association (EAA).
•Funding application for a joint-research project with Dr Magdi El-Bannany entitled: The Impact of COVID-19 on Financial Reporting Quality in the UAE. •Corruption, and its implications on public accountability: The case of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)
•“Controlling UK national museums and galleries: The pursuit of conflicting politico-economic and socio-cultural objectives”, Accounting and Business Research, 2021 (ABS 3, ABDC A). •“The trust-control nexus in public private partnership (PPP) contracts” Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 2020 (ABS 3; ABDC A; First author). •“Carillion's collapse, and the future of PFI", Think Ahead - Accounting and Business, 2019, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). •“Managing the performance of art organisations: Pursuing heterogeneous objectives in a time of austerity”, British Accounting Review (First and main author, with Christopher Napier and Iqbal Khadaroo), The British Accounting Review, 2018, Vol. 50 No. 2, pp. 174-184. (ABS 3, ABDC A*). •“The governmentality and accountability of UK national museums and art galleries”, Accounting Forum (Corresponding and main author, with Iqbal Khadaroo), 2017, Vol.41, No. 3, pp. 266-276. (Journal ranking: ABCD B, ABS 3).
•“Corporate social responsibility, sustainability and corporate reputation”, Lene Solheim, 2018, University of Roehampton. •“The Impact of Organisational Work Culture on Employees Motivation and Performance”, Ali Amin, 2017, University of Roehampton. •“An investigation into employee recruitment industry in the UK with focus on technology effects”, Nir Goldman, 2017, University of Roehampton. •“Racial Discrimination: An insight into the experiences of black women within the workplace”, Christina Pedro, 2017, University of Roehampton. •“Impact of information technology in business”, Mohammed Al Sammaraiee, 2017, University of Roehampton. •“An investigation into creative accounting: Case study of Tesco”, Annette Olson Fallro, 2017, University of Roehampton. •“The impact of social media in the fashion industry”, Ashley Haynes, 2017, University of Roehampton.
Reid PhD scholarship, Royal Holloway, University of London, 2012-2015.
•Mentor for students participating in the 2020 Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Investment Research Challenge in Oman. •Chair of the Islamic Finance and Banking Programme (undergraduate). •Exam board committee member. •MBA supervision. •Research and teaching mentor for junior colleagues. •Reviewer for the British Accounting Review journal. •Reviewer for a book chapter: The Routledge, Companion to Performance Management and Control, Chapter 13, Edited by Prof. Elaine Harris. •Provided training to executives/employees on how to use accounting software (Agresso Financial System).
All students are individuals, and everyone learns in their own unique way. I use multiple methods of teaching to reach students, so that no one is left behind.
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