Raghunandan, Kannan

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  • Dr. Raghunandan (Raghu) has extensive academic and professional experience in accounting. Before graduate studies, he worked as an internal auditor with Tube Investments of India Ltd. Prior to joining FIU, he was on the faculty of Bentley College, the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, and as the Radcliffe Killam Distinguished Professor of Accounting at Texas & M International University.

    Raghu's teaching interests include Accounting and Auditing. He currently teaches courses in the areas of Data Analytics and the Environment of the Accounting Profession. In his classes, he uses many innovative approaches and provides students with access to leading pedagogical materials, including free access to students for the courses available at DataCamp.com.

    Raghu's research interests have spanned the broad areas of audit markets and corporate governance. He has multiple publications in each of the following premier accounting, auditing, and pedagogical journals: The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Journal of Accounting Auditing & Finance, Accounting Horizons, and Issues in Accounting Education. He also has multiple publications in practitioner journals such as Journal of Accountancy, CPA Journal and Internal Auditor. His research has been cited in numerous publications of the GAO, PCAOB, and SEC.

    Raghu has served as an Associate Editor of Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Journal of Accounting Auditing & Finance and Accounting Horizons. He serves (or has served) on the Editorial Boards of, or as reviewer for, many other journals including The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting & Public Policy, and Issues in Accounting Education.

research interests

  • Audit and Internal Controls; Corporate Governance; Financial Accounting; Internal Controls and Auditing

selected publications

teaching overview

  • Accounting for Decisions
    Accounting for Managers
    Accounting Information Systems Technology, Control and Audit I
    Accounting Research and Reporting
    Current Issues in Auditing
    Dissertation Preparation
    Doctoral Research in Business Administration
    Environment of Accounting and Auditing
    Evolution of Accounting Thought
    Financial Accounting II
    Global Accounting, Auditing and Financial Strategy
    Ph.D. Dissertation
    Seminar: Empirical Research Methodology and Paradigms in Accounting
    Seminar: Positive Theory Research in Accounting
    Seminar: Special Topics in Accounting Research
    Seminar: The Philosophy of Science, Theory Construction, and Verification in Accounting
    Value Added Accounting Practices in Strategic Business

full name

  • Kannan Raghunandan


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