Biography


Dr. Gulraze Wakil is an assistant professor at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University in the accounting area. Prior to joining Carleton, he taught financial and management accounting at Kent State University and Sheridan College and advanced accounting in the CGA program of professional studies. In addition, Gulraze held financial and management positions for several years in the insurance industry in Toronto.

At the Sprott School, Professor Wakil has taught Introduction to Financial and Management Accounting, Intermediate Management Accounting, Advanced Management Accounting, & MBA Management Accounting. In addition, he has been a faculty mentor for the DECA case competition team and has a published a case for class room use.

Professor Wakil’s research is primarily financial accounting and its effects on capital markets. He is currently working on a paper that deals with dividend taxation, among others. He has published in academic journals that include: Accounting Perspectives, Accounting Research Journal, Journal of Applied Business Research, and Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting. While doing his Phd, Gulraze was awarded the best doctoral research paper for the American Accounting Association Ohio region in 2009.

Professor Wakil has been active in academic conference presentations. Most recently he presented his working paper titled “Value Relevance and Abnormal Stock Returns from Levels of Total Book Assets” at Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa and attended a teaching workshop at the CAAA conference in Toronto.

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