Introducing the new editor of ARJ: Professor Reza Monem

Accounting Research Journal

Emerald is pleased to introduce the new Editor-in-Chief of the Accounting Research Journal, Professor Reza Monem of Griffith University.

Professor Monem succeeds Professor Ellie Chapple, who stepped down as Editor following many years of service to the journal. We are grateful for Professor Chapple’s dedication and look forward to seeing the journal progress under Professor Monem’s leadership. 

Short biography

Professor Reza Monem

Professor Reza Monem – PhD, FCPA, CA, AAICD

Dr Reza Monem is Professor of Accounting and the Director of Corporate Governance and Accountability research cluster in Griffith University. He was the  Deputy Head of the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics for a three-year term. He has served Accounting Research Journal as a Co-Editor since June 2016.

Professor Monem has been educated and trained at the University of Dhaka (Bangladesh), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA), and the University of Queensland (Australia). Prior to joining Griffith University in 2006, he held academic positions at the University of Dhaka (IBA), National University of Singapore, and the University of Queensland.

Professor Monem has widely published in esteemed academic journals, including Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Corporate Governance: An International Review, The International Journal of Accounting, Accounting & Finance, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics, Advances in Accounting, Accounting Research Journal, Journal of International Accounting Auditing & Taxation, Australian Accounting Review, and Pacific Accounting Review.  

His research work has been featured in several newspapers and magazines, including The Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Canberra Times, Brisbane Times, and Corporate Risk & Insurance Magazine. Professor Monem has appeared in television and print media commenting on accounting-related topics. In 2016, he won the Griffith Business School Research Excellence Award. 

Professor Monem has supervised eight PhD theses to completion with seven as the principal supervisor. He is also active as an external PhD thesis examiner and has  examined several theses completed at Australian and overseas universities.