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About Mahfuja Malik

Mahfuja Malik, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Accounting and Information Systems in the Jack Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University. Dr. Malik’s research interests lie in the realm of financial accounting. In particular, she is interested in corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, and financial and nonfinancial disclosures related research. Her research has been published in the Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Management Control, and International Review of Business Research Papers. She has presented her papers at numerous conferences including American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, AAA Ohio Region Meeting, AAA Public Interest Section Midyear Meeting, AAA Mid-Atlantic Region Meeting, AAA Annual Meeting, AAA Northeast Region Meeting, and International Business Research Conference.
Degrees: Ph.D., Boston University; MBA, Brandeis University; BBA, University of Dhaka.


August 2014 - Present Assistant Professor of Accounting and Information Systems, Sacred Heart University Jack Welch College of Business

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Honors and Awards

  • Award for Outstanding Research by a Doctoral Student, Boston University, 2014
  • American Accounting Association Best Doctoral Student Manuscript Award, AAA Ohio Meeting, 2014
  • The International Business Award, Outstanding Graduating Student, Brandeis University, 2009
  • Dean’s Award, International Business School, Brandeis University, 2007 - 2009
  • Prime Minister’s Gold Medal, Highest Academic Award of University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003
  • Finance and Banking Alumni Award, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003


  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Advanced Accounting


2009 - 2014 Ph.D. Accounting, Boston University ‐ School of Management
2010 - 2013 Doctoral Coursework, Harvard Business School
2007 - 2009 MBA International Finance, Brandeis University
2002 - 2004 MBA Finance, University of Dhaka
1998 - 2002 BBA of Business Administration, Finance & Banking, University of Dhaka

Contact Information

Accounting and Information Systems
Martire Center BUCM*W339 
Jack Welch College of Business


Articles (12)

Refereed Conference Presentations (2)