Mahmud joined the College of Industrial Management in January 2015 as a Professor in the Department of Accounting and MIS. His previous academic appointments were at Curtin University (Australia), Central Queensland (CQUni) University (Australia), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and Massey University (New Zealand). His teaching and research interests concentrate on financial accounting.
His research has appeared in such scholarly journals as Accounting and Business Research, Australian Accounting Review, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Research in Accounting Regulation, The International Journal of Accounting. Mahmud is a co-recipient of the Best Conference Paper Award (under Financial Accounting Stream) presented by the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand in Melbourne (2012). He serves on editorial boards, and referees for numerous high quality international journals. He has supervised numerous Masters and PhD dissertations. He is a member of the American Accounting Association and Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand.
Ph.D. in Accounting , Massey University, New Zealand, 1998
MBA , University of Denver, Colorado, USA, 1987
MCOM, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, 1983
Aldys Tan, Bikram Chatterjee, Mahmud Hossain, 2016, An investigation into potential adoption of IFRS in US, Australian Accounting Review
Mostafa M. Hasan, Mahmud Hossain, Adrian Cheung, Ahsan Habib, 2015, Corporate Life Cycle and Cost of Equity Capital, Journal of Contemporary and Economics, 11 (1), 46-60.
Ahmed Al-Hadi, Grantley Taylor, Mahmud Hossain, 2015, Disaggregation, Auditor Conservatism and Implied Cost of Capital: An International Evidence from the GCC, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 29, 66-98.
Area of Specialization
Financial Accounting and Reporting