Mohamed Drira

Associate Professor

PhD (HEC Montreal)

Business Administration, Faculty of

Tilley Hall 338

Fredericton

mdrira@unb.ca
1 506 447 3262



Dr. Mohamed Drira is Associate Professor of Accounting at the University of New Brunswick. He holds a
PhD in Accounting from HEC Montreal (University of Montreal), an MSc in Accounting from the University of Sherbrooke, and a BSc in Accounting (Honours) from IHEC Carthage. He also holds the CPA and CGA designations. Mohamed’s scholarly interests are in Corporate Governance, Auditing and Assurance, Internal Control, Enterprise Risk Management, Financial Accounting, and Accounting and Audit Analytics.

Mohamed’s research spans a broad range of topics including auditor professional judgment, auditor’s client acceptance and continuance decisions, auditor skepticism, financial statements restatements, CEO compensation, CEO power, and the Too-Big-To-Fail problem. His research has been supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Canadian Academic Accounting Association, CPA Canada, the University of New Brunswick, and the Faculty of Business Administration of the University of New Brunswick at Fredericton.

Mohamed has presented his research at several national and international conferences and has published in refereed journals such as Accounting and Taxation, Journal of Comparative International Management, and Corporate Ownership & Control. Additionally, Mohamed has received a number of national and international research honours and awards.

Mohamed is a member of CPA Canada’s National Board of Examiners, a member of the Business Administration Undergraduate Society’s Board of Directors, and the Canadian Academic Accounting Association Liaison at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton. He was also a member of the Education & Training Board Committee of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Montreal Chapter.