Dr. Yass A AlKafaji | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

Financial Accounting, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) & Internal and External Auditing

Research areas

Auditing, tax and public finance


DBA, Accounting, Mississippi State University, United States, 1982
MBA, Accounting, University of Texas at Austin, United States, 1979
BA, Accounting, University of Baghdad, Iraq, 1972

Professional experience

Professor, Accounting, American University of Sharjah, 2020 - Present
Founder/ceo, A&A Accountants & Business Consultants, IL, United States, 1997 - Present
Associate Professor, Accounting, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2008 - 2020
Associate Professor, Northeastern Illinois University, Illinois, United States, 1987 - 2008
Assistant Professor, Bowling State University, Ohio, United States, 1982 - 1987
Instructor, Mississippi State University, MS, United States, 1981 - 1982


Institue of Internal Auditors, IIA, International, Regulates the internal auditing profession, 1 June 2019
Association of Fraud Examiners, ACFE, International, Regulates the fraud examination industry, 1 October 1989
American Institue of Certified Public Accountants, AICPA, International, Only CPAs can join the organization. It regulates the public accounting industry, 1 December 1987
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