Dr. Malek Alsharairi joined GJU as an Assistant Professor in 2012 and promoted to an Associate Professor in 2016. He has an international teaching experience in both undergraduate and post-graduate courses in several universities in Jordan, UK and Germany. His administrative experience is also extensive in academia as he chairs and sits on several councils and committees and formerly served as a Department Head, Exchange Coordinator and a Director before assuming his responsibilities as Vice Dean at the School of Management & Logistic Sciences.

He is committed to research-led and practice-informed teaching since he is an IMA Campus Advocate (US) and a Fellow at Higher Education Academy (UK). Dr. Alsharairi has been awarded all academic degrees with Excellent ratings and he received 10 awards, honors and recognitions from international institutions.

Dr. Alsharairi is a committed reviewer at scholarly journals and a specialist at several professional training programs and designations such as CMA.

Educational Background

Accounting and Finance, University of Durham, UK, 2012
Accounting, Yarmouk University, Jordan, 2005
Accounting, Yarmouk University, Jordan, 2003
Research Interests

Accounting, Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance, Earnings Management


Teaching Interest: Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Financial Management, Corporate Governance, IFRS

Selected Publications

2017 Alsharairi, Dixon, Al-Hamadeen ,"Event-Specific Earnings Management: Additional Evidence from US M&A Pre-and Post-SOX",Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting.,Forthcoming.,2017
2014 Bozos, Ratnaike, Alsharairi,"How has the international harmonization of financial reporting standards affected merger premiums within the European Union?",International Review of Financial Analysis (Elsevier),31(0): pp. 48-60.,2014
2014 Alsharairi, Gleason, Kanaan,"Bidder Earnings Management, Cynical Targets and Acquisition Premia.",Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting,52(1-2): pp. 1-40.,2014
2012 Malek Alsharairi, Salama,"Does Leverage Impact Earnings Management? Evidence from US Non-cash Acquirers.",Journal of Financial & Economic Practice,12(1): pp.18-34.,2012