Dr. Barua’s primary area of research interest is financial reporting, where he focuses on earnings management and financial reporting quality. His secondary area of research interest is corporate governance and auditing. Dr. Barua’s research papers have been published in in several premier and high quality journals, including The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, and Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting.
Dr. Barua’s teaching portfolio includes Intermediate Accounting, Business analysis and valuation, and the Ph.D. seminar in Accounting Research Methods on Capital Markets. Dr. Barua has received three teaching awards (including two “Best Faculty” awards and one “Most dedicated Faculty” award) over the last five years at FIU. He is committed to teaching innovation, and his efforts have been rewarded with the prestigious “PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) IFRS Ready” grant to integrate International Financial Accounting Standards (IFRS) in undergraduate and graduate accounting courses. Dr. Barua has served as a reviewer for several premier and other journals in Accounting, and for conferences organized by the American Accounting Association. He has been an active participant in Ph.D. dissertation committees, the Search & Screen Committee and the Curriculum Committee of the School of Accounting.
Dr. Barua has three years of academic experience as a full-time faculty member in leading business schools of Bangladesh, Before joining academia, he worked for Procter & Gamble for two and a half years in different areas of corporate financial and managerial accounting.
Financial Reporting Issues and Capital Market; Corporate Governance