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Hussein Halabi

Dr Hussein Halabi

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Cardiff Business School

Aberconway Building, Room D10, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
Available for postgraduate supervision


Dr Hussein Halabi is a lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Cardiff University in the UK. He holds a PhD in Accounting, a PG Cert HE, and a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. Prior to his current role, he was a lecturer in Accounting at Swansea University and University of Essex.

His main research interests are in the areas of International Accounting, Auditing, Trade Credit, and Accounting Education. He has published his research in leading peer-reviewed international journals such as International Journal of Accounting, International Business Review, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics, International Journal of Auditing, and Accounting Education.

As a lecturer, Dr. Halabi has taught several modules in Accounting, including Financial Accounting, Auditing, Financial Statement Analysis, Advanced Financial Reporting, International Accounting, and Management Accounting.

He is an active peer reviewer, serving as an ad hoc reviewer for several academic journals such as Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, and The British Accounting Review.










  • Sep. 2018: PG Cert HE, and Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, the UK.
  • Jun. 2016: PhD in Accounting, University of Essex, the UK.
  • Sep. 2011: MSc in International Accounting, University of Essex, the UK.
  • Sep. 2006: BA in Economics (Accounting), University of Aleppo, Syria. 

Academic Positions 

  • Jul. 2022 – present: Lecturer in Accounting and Finance, Cardiff University, the UK.
  • Sep. 2016 – June. 2022: Lecturer in Accounting and Finance, Swansea University, the UK.
  • Feb. 2013 – Jul. 2014: Lecturer in Accounting, University of Essex, the UK.
  • Oct. 2012 – April. 2013: Graduate Teaching Assistant in Accounting, University of Essex, the UK.
  • April. 2008 – June. 2010: Teaching Assistant, University of Aleppo, Syria. 


I am interested in supervising PhD students in the areas of:

  • International Accounting 
  • Earnings Management 
  • Accounting for Goodwill 
  • Auditing