Karim Jamal is a Professor in the Department of Accounting and Business Analytics at the University of Alberta and as of July 1, 2009 became Chair of the Department. In 2009, the Alberta Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAA) made Dr Jamal a Fellow of Chartered Accountants (FCA), and in 2010, Dr Jamal received the Canadian Academic Accounting Association’s (CAAA) Haim Falk Award for Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Thought.
Karim's current research interest is in developing cognitive models of expert decision making in accounting, auditing and financial markets. His current research focuses on:
Karim has publications in Accounting Review, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Cognitive Science, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.
I have also taught a research survey course for PH.D students (ACCTG 701), as well as more specialized Ph.d research seminars on JDM research (ACCTG 702 and ACCTG 711) and a research paper critique course (ACCTG 703).
This course covers 3 topic areas: (1) History of accounting thought including coverage of current standard setting activities, (2) Professionalism in accounting including exposure to current practical issues requiring professional judgment, and (3) Exposure to current accounting research and design of research studies. Prerequisite: ACCTG 415.Winter Term 2021