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Dr Hafez Abdo

BSc Accounting (University of Aleppo), Postgraduate Diploma (University of Aleppo), M,Acc (Univesrity of Dundee), PGCHE (University of Sheffield), PhD (University of Sheffield), Fellow of the HEA (The Higher Education Academy)
Associate Professor in Accounting

Department: Accounting
Tel: +44 (0) 115 7487570
Location: C18d (Si Yuan Building, Jubilee Campus)

Hafez is an Associate Professor in Accounting, he joined the University of Nottingham in January 2020. Hafez has held previous positions Professor of Accounting at Sheffield Hallam University, Associate Professor at Nottingham Trent University and Assistant Professor at the University of Sheffield; He is a visiting Professor at Pavlodar State University in Kazakhstan.

External Roles
Member of the School's research ethics committee

School Committee Memberships
Research Ethics Committee (NUBS REC) 2020 Ethics Reviewer and Committee Member
Advanced Issues in Financial Accounting
Financial Analysis
Research Methods

Hafez research focuses on accounting and taxation of the extractive industries, with special focus on the oil and gas industry. He researched the role of IFRS 6 in harmonising accounting practices for the oil and gas industry; disclosures of decommissioning costs of the oil and gas industry, Accounting regulations of the extractive industries and taxation of the oil and gas industry.

Hafez's research appears in leading journals including Accounting Forum, Australian Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, Energy Policy, Renewable Energy and Applied Energy.

Professor Abdo is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Accounting Research and Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting.
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Hafez is currently supervising the following Research Students:

Freeman Owusu
Xinyi Zhou

The following lists my publications from 2014 to the present day.

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