Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Dr Habiba Al-Shaer

Lecturer in Accounting


Academic Qualification

PhD in Accounting − Durham University Business School (DUBS), United Kingdom [2014]

Research topic: “The Relationship between Audit Committees, Corporate Environmental Disclosure, and Environmental Reputation: UK Evidence”

Master of Science of Financial Services and Banking (MSFSB) − Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Education Certificates 

Associate Fellow at the Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Professional Experience

Lecturer in Accounting- Newcastle University, 2014-Current

Academic and Professional awards

The Fulbright Scholarship, 2005

Diploma Award of Academic Excellent, B. Econ. 


The British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA)

The European Accounting Association (EAA)

Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR)

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Scopus Author ID: 57191615548 



ACC2000: Interpreting Company Accounts  (Module Leader)

ACC2021: Understanding Company Accounts

ACC3000: Case Studies in Finance, Accounting and Business

ACC1012: Professional Skills for Accounting and Finance

ACC3016: Accounting, Organisations and Society


Research interests:

  • Social and Environmental Accounting,
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Corporate Governance,
  • Quantitative research methods.