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Dr Julia Janfeshar Nobari


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Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

I joined the Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism in September 2014 as a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance. I am Programme Leader for MSc Financial Management.

I obtained my ESRC-CASE studentship PhD "Accountability and social impact measurement for a third sector supported housing organisation" from Newcastle University and my broad interest is in social and environmental accounting.

Prior to joining the University of Sunderland, I was a teaching associate at Newcastle University Business School. Before joining academia, I held several professional positions as an accountant and auditor for different companies in the UK and at several Middle-Eastern firms. I have also been closely involved in diverse and multi-cultural organisations in the North East and London. My work within the different organisations was based on community engagement, organising, delivering, monitoring activities as well as being a member of Trustees and managing the finance of their projects.

Qualifications:
BSc (Northumbria University)
MA (Newcastle University)
PG Certificate in Research Training (Newcastle University)
PhD (ESRC- CASE Studentship) (Newcastle University)
PG Certificate in Higher Education (University of Sunderland) 
Fellowship Higher Education Academy (FHEA)


Teaching and supervision

I teach across a range of subject areas based, both undergraduate and postgraduate, within the context of corporate finance, international finance, management accounting, business strategy, and research methods for business and management. 



Current Doctoral students (co-supervisor):
  • Shujun Zhang (completed: September 2019)
  • Topic: How efficient are China's stock markets and how best they might be regulated?

Hassan Hamad Hasan Aldboush (2016 – ongoing)
Topic: The Impact of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) on Current Stock Return (Capital Gain/Dividend Gain) and Earnings ratios; An Empirical Study in Banking Sector in Jordan.

  • Nguyen Hong Van Tran (2018- ongoing):
  • Topic: Stock market efficiency responses to strategic stock exchange restructuring: evidence from Vietnam. 


Research interests for potential research students

  • Social and environmental accounting
  • Business ethics and accountability
  • Social reporting in third sector organisations
  • Qualitative research methods and methodology
  • Management accounting
  • International financial reporting
  • Financialisation of daily life and history within the focus on finance and gender

Research

  • Social and environmental accounting
  • Business ethics and accountability
  • Social reporting in third sector organisations
  • Qualitative research methods and methodology
  • Management accounting
  • International financial reporting
  • Financialisation of daily life and history within the focus on finance and gender



Social and environmental accounting 
Qualitative research methods and methodology
Management accounting 
International financial reporting

Conference proceedings:

  • Janfeshar Nobari, J., and Smith, A. (2018), Money Box: Reflections on more than 40 years of financial and social changes towards gender equality. In: The 10th Annual International Critical Finance Studies conference, 9-11 August 2018, University of Gothenburg

  • Janfeshar Nobari, J., Smith, A., and Bryans, P.,(2017), Happy 40th Birthday Money Box: Reflections on 40 years of Feminism in Financial Broadcasting. In: The 9th Annual International Critical Finance Studies conference, 3-5 August 2017, The University of Leicester.
  • Janfeshar Nobari, J. (2012), Acting as an insider: the ongoing nature of action research in a third sector, supported housing organisation. In: NORTHERN ADVANCED RESEARCH TRAINING INITIATIVE (NARTI), 8th Annual Doctoral Colloquium, 10-11 July 2012, Newcastle University Business School. 
  • Janfeshar Nobari, J. (2012), Insider action research and social accounting, In 24th CSEAR International Congress on Social and Environmental Accounting Research 3 – 5 September 2012, The Gateway, University of St Andrews.

Last updated 15 October 2019

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