Adi Masli

Associate Professor
Primary office:
785-864-1565
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 4126
University of Kansas


Summary

Academic Areas

Accounting

Background

Adi Masli joined the University of Kansas (KU) School of Business Accounting academic area in 2011 as an assistant professor. In 2017, he received tenure and was promoted to associate professor. He received a bachelor's in accounting and information systems from the University of Arkansas in 2005, and a master's in accounting from the University of Arkansas in 2006. He graduated with a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Arkansas in 2011. Masli has been a recipient of The Ernst & Young Center for Auditing Research and Advanced Technology (E&Y CARAT) Fellowship and the Koch Fellowship. His teaching interest is in financial accounting. His research interests include the following topics: external auditing and assurance services, the effect of internal auditing in business organizations, the influence of information technology (IT) on business value and financial reporting, top management teams, executive compensation and labor markets.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Accounting, University of Arkansas
  • Master's in Accounting, University of Arkansas
  • B.S. in Accounting and Information Systems, University of Arkansas

Teaching Interests

  • Financial accounting and reporting
  • Accounting information systems and technology

Research

Adi’s research interests include topics such as external auditing and assurance services, the effect of internal auditing in business organizations, the influence of information technology (IT) on business value and financial reporting, and top management teams, executive compensation and labor markets. He has co-authored academic research papers that are either published or forthcoming in peer-reviewed academic journals, such as The Accounting Review (TAR), Accounting, Organizations, and Society (AOS), Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), MIS Quarterly, Auditing: Journal of Practice and Theory (AJPT), Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (JAPP), Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance (JAAF), The Journal of the American Taxation Association (JATA), International Journal of Accounting and Information Systems (IJAIS), Journal of Information Systems (JIS), Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, ABACUS, International Journal of Auditing (IJA) and Advances in Accounting.

Selected Publications


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