Professor Amir Michael
Head of Department and Professor of Accounting
BSc, MBA, PGCAP, SFHEA, PhD(Dunelm)
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|Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing|
Professor Amir Michael is a Professor of Accounting and Head of Accounting Department at Durham University Business School, Durham University, UK whose research and teaching interests have been fostered by several years of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and mentoring. Amir was the former Associate Dean for MBA/DBA and the Director of the Durham MBA (Full Time) programme.
Professor Michael is the director of the Durham Rutgers Accounting Analytics Network (DRAAN). His resrearch interest and expertise is in the area of auditing and reporting using data analytics and artificial intelligence in improving audit and reporting quality and transperancy. He is also interested in accounting education digital and technology adoption research.
Amir has been instrumental in the development the BSc in Accounting (KPMG/ICAEW) School Leavers Programme. This innovative programme has been mentioned in the House of Commons and cited in the government education White paper as an example of good practice in higher education and the highly influential Wilson “Review of Business–University Collaboration” report to Government.
Amir’s teaching philosophy reflects his interests in collaborative authorship, preferring student-centred teaching that encourages learning by students and teachers rather than traditional teaching. Amir is interested in sharing his research with students which facilitates applying the research-led-education approach that is a cornerstone of Durham University.
Professor Amir Michael is a Professor of Accounting and Head of Accounting Department at Durham University Business School, Durham University, UK whose research and teaching interests have been fostered by several years of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and mentoring. He was the former Associate Dean for MBA /DBA and Director of the Durham MBA (Ful Time) programme. He is currently the director of the Durham Rutgers Accounting Analytics Network (DRAAN).
- Audit Data Analytics
- Accounting Education
- Auditing & Assurance Services
- Corporate Governance
- Financial Reporting
- Voluntary Disclosures
Available for media contact about:
- Business: Education and awareness:
- Technology transfer:
- Nehme, Rabih, Michael, Amir & Haslam, Jim (2022). The impact of time budget and time deadline pressures on audit behaviour: UK evidence. Meditari Accountancy Research 30(2): 245-266.
- Nehme, R., Michael, A. & Haslam, J. (2020). Directors' Monitoring Role, Ownership Concentration and Audit fees. Australasian Accounting, Business and Finance Journal 14(5): 1-25.
- Nehme, R, Michael, A & Kozah, A.E (2020). Performance appraisal and premature sign-offs and underreporting of chargeable time of external auditors – internal benchmarking of experience and gender. Benchmarking: An International Journal 28(4): 1319-1334.
- Michael, A & Dixon, R (2019). Audit data analytics of unregulated voluntary disclosures and auditing expectations gap. International Journal of Disclosure and Governance 16(4): 188-205.
- Al Dah, B., Michael, A. & Dixon, R. (2017). Antitakeover Provisions and CEO Monetary Benefits: Revisiting the E-Index. Research in International Business and Finance 42: 992-1004.
- Das, S., Dixon, R. & Michael, A. (2015). Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting: A Longitudinal Study of Listed Banking Companies in Bangladesh. World Review of Business Research 5(1): 130-154.
- Das, S., Dixon, R. & Michael, A. (2015). Corporate Mandatory Reporting: A longitudinal Investigation of Listed Companies in Bangladesh. Global Review of Accounting and Finance 6(1): 64-85.
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