CGAO-REF Coordinator

Goodman School of Business

CGAO-REF Coordinator


Dr. Samir Trabelsi, Ph.D., DEA, CGA is the Coordinator of the CGAO-REC.

Dr. Trabelsi is an Associate Professor of Accounting, joined the Faculty of Business in 2004. He received his Ph.D. in Accounting from HEC Montreal. Dr. Trabelsi teaching interests are corporate governance, Capital Market Research in Accounting, Introduction to Financial Accounting, Accounting Theory.

Dr. Trabelsi’s research interests are in the area of voluntary disclosure, corporate governance, mutual fund governance, earning conservatism, and eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL). Dr. Trabelsi won the Best Paper Award at the 2008 Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics (JCAE) and Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory (AJPT) Joint Symposium. He received the 2008 Best Paper Award in the Accounting Division at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada. His work is currently supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada through its International Opportunities Fund: Project Grants
Dr. Trabelsi is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society of Business. He is also a member of the Certified General Accountants' Association of Canada (CGA).