Zafar U Khan

Zafar Khan

Interim Associate Dean and Professor of Accounting

Gary M. Owen Building 473C



Ph.D. (Accounting) Louisiana State University
M.B.A. University of North Carolina
M.S. (Aeronautics) Indian Institute of Technology Madras
B.Sc. (Mechanical) Aligarh Muslim University
Dr. Khan received a number of awards for his research and publications such as the International Federation of Accountants Award, the IMA's Lybrand Bronze Medal, the IMA's Certificate of Merit, IMA's Certificate of Appreciation, Honorable mention IMA's Carl Menconi Ethics case writing competition, 2002 Best Paper Award, 1998 Distinguished Paper Award, and the Irwin Distinguished Paper Award. He is recognized in Who's Who Among America's Teachers, Profiled in Harvard Business School's Profiles in Business and Management: An International Directory of Scholars and their Research and has been awarded the Faculty Achievement Award for Outstanding Research and Extraordinary Contribution.

Courses Taught

ACC 240 Principles of Financial Accounting
ACC 241 Principles of Managerial Accounting
ACC 340 Intermediate Accounting
ACC 342 Managerial Cost Accounting
ACC 456 Accounting Information Systems Implementation and Projects
ACC 496 Financial Management and Controllership
ACC 605 Strategic Information and Control Systems
ACC 642 Strategic Cost Management
ACC 656 Accounting Information Systems Implementation and Projects
Managerial accounting, accounting information systems, small business management, diversity

Selected Publications

Khan, Z.U. (Winter 2015). "Evaluating Ethics Education for Accountants," Management Accounting Quarterly, 16 (2), 16-25. (Sudhir Chawla, Robert Jackson, Arnton Gray).
Khan, Z.U. (May 2012). "Small Business Performance, Planning Sophistication and Benchmarking: An Empirical Study," Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, 12 (5), 5-12. (Sudhir Chawla and Mark Pahls).
Khan, Z.U. (2005). "Your M&A Map for Success," Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, 16 (2), 9-16. (Mohsen Sharifi and Vijay Karan).
Khan, Z.U. (Fall 2002). "Academic Service-Learning in an Accounting Information Systems Capstone Course," Review of Business Information Systems, 6 (4), 103-112. (Michelle Haroon).
Khan, Z.U. (1995). "Multiple Discriminant Analysis: Tool for Effective Marketing of Computer Information Systems to Small Business Clients," Journal of Professional Services Marketing, 12 (2), 153-162. (Sudhir Chawla and Thomas A. Cianciolo).

Professional Affiliations

Certified Management Accountant
Certified Internal Auditor
Passed CPA Exam