University of Calgary

Hussein Warsame

  • Associate Professor
  • CPA Fellow in Taxation - Faculty [ACCT]

Professional Designation

Certified General Accountant (CGA)

Department

Accounting

Bio

Dr. Hussein Warsame is Associate Professor of the Accounting Area at the Haskayne School of Business, CPA Fellow in Taxation, and Director of Master of Public Policy at the University of Calgary. He holds a BSc in Chemistry from Somali National University, an MBA with a concentration in accounting from California State University-Fresno and a PhD in Management with a major in accounting from University of Calgary. Dr. Warsame joined the University of Calgary's Haskayne School of Business in 2000. Prior to that, he was a faculty member in the John Molson School of Business of Concordia University in Montreal for 5 years. He also taught in United Arab Emirates University, UNIQWA (South Africa), Centrum (Peru), and the Somali National University.

His teaching interests are in taxation and financial accounting. In addition to the undergraduate programs, Dr. Warsame taught students in MBA, Executive MBA and Aviation MBA programs. He also supervises PhD candidates in accounting. He is a winner of the Dean’s Award for PhD support (2012), the University of Calgary Student Union Teaching Excellence Award (Honorable mention 2008), the Chartered Accountants’ Education Foundation Teaching Excellence Prize (2002 and 2007), and the Haskayne School of Business Commerce Undergraduate Society Teaching Excellence Award (2003).

His research interests are in taxation, financial accounting and auditing. Dr. Warsame has published in such refereed journals as: Accounting, Organization and Society (AOS), Accounting and the Public Interest (API), Journal of American Taxation Association (JATA), Journal of International Accounting, Auditing, and Taxation (JIAAT), Asia-Pacific Journal of Taxation (APJT), Accounting Perspectives (AP), the Journal of Applied Accounting Research, (JAAR), Canadian Petroleum Tax Journal (CPTJ), Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal (AAFSJ), and Bildhaan – An International Journal of Somali Studies,. Prizes won by Dr. Warsame's research include: the Distinguished Research Award, from Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies, and the Vernon K. Zimmerman Best Paper Award presented by the Center for International Education and Research in Accounting. Dr. Warsame is an Associate Editor of and Accounting Education – An International Journal. He served in the Editorial Review Boards of several accounting and business journals, including the Journal of Business Research (JBR), and Accounting Education – An International Journal. He also serves as a reviewer for several accounting journals.

 



Examples of Research Publications

The Impact of Stock Options Compensation on Earnings and Probability of Bankruptcy” with Akinloye Akindayomi, University of Texas – Pan American; Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, Volume 16, Number 1, 2012. (Winner: Distinguished Research Award, from Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies)

“Role of International Aid and open Trade Policies in Rebuilding the Somali State” BILDHAAN: An International Journal of Somali Studies,Vol 11, 2011, pp 51-73.

‘‘Fairness’’ and the Tax Treatment of Oil and Gas Royalty Trusts” with Allan Ingelson and Ryan Kalt, Canadian Petroleum Tax Journal, 2009 Vol. 22, No. 1

“Effects of Capital Gains Taxation Changes on Stock Prices: Evidence from the February 2000 Canadian Budget” with Akinloye Akindayomi, Accounting Perspectives (a CAAA Journal), Volume 6, Issue 4, 2007.

“Environmental Disclosure and Legitimation in the Annual Report – Evidence from the Joint Solutions Project”  with C. Simmons, and N. Higginson, Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Volume 8, Issue ii, December 2006, pp 1-40

“Managing Regulatory Action: Annual Disclosure Responses to Environmental Fines” with Dean Neu, and Cynthia Simmons. Accounting and the Public Interest April 2002

"Interaction of Tax Planning and Financial Reporting: Reaction of Canadian Corporations to the Taxation of Preferred Dividends," with D. Thornton. Asia-Pacific Journal of Taxation, Vol. 3, No. 4, 1999, pp. 99-108**. ( ** Winner of the 1999 Vernon K. Zimmerman Best Paper Award presented by the Center for International Education and Accounting Research.

"Managing Public Impressions: Environmental Disclosures in Annual Reports," with D. Neu and K. Pedwell,  Accounting, Organizations and Society (AOS), Vol. 23, No. 3, April 1998, pp. 265-82.

"The Accuracy of Canadian and New Zealand Earnings Forecasts: A Comparison of Voluntary Versus Compulsory Disclosures," with D. Neu and K. Pedwell. Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1994, pp. 221-237.

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Haskayne School of Business

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Scurfield Hall,
2500 University Dr NW,
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

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