Dr. Dina El-Mahdy

Dina El-Mahdy
Title: 
Associate Professor
Office Location: 
GSBM 576
Phone: 
443-885-3967
Email: 
dina.elmahdy@morgan.edu
Education:

Ph.D. Virginia Commonwealth University - Accounting (Finance minor), 2011
M.Sc. Cairo University - Accounting (Finance minor), 2004
B.Com. (Valedictorian, Honor) Cairo University - Accounting (Finance minor), 1997

Education:

Ph.D. Virginia Commonwealth University - Accounting (Finance minor), 2011
M.Sc. Cairo University - Accounting (Finance minor), 2004
B.Com. (Valedictorian, Honor) Cairo University - Accounting (Finance minor), 1997


Dr. Dina El Mahdy is an Associate Professor of Accounting at Morgan State University. She received her Ph.D. in Accounting in 2011 from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her publications have appeared in Accounting and Finance, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, Journal of Accounting and Finance, and others. She is the author of the Corporate Governance Research Book: Corporate Governance and the US Firm: A Review and Directions for Future Research. El Mahdy has more than 23 years of teaching and academic experience. She taught at Georgetown University, American University, Cairo University and Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a six times recipient of competitive summer research grants from the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management from 2012-2016 & 2018. El Mahdy is on the Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting (JFIA) and Corporate Governance and Sustainability Review (CGSR) Journal. Her intellectual work was featured by Bloomberg, WalletHub, Columbia Law School, and the Global Financial Markets Center at Duke Law School. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified Advanced Tax Preparer and Reviewer. She is currently volunteering with the CASH Campaign of Maryland.


Research Interests:

Real Earnings Management
Information Asymmetry
Internal Control Quality
Voluntary Disclosure
Corporate Governance
Blockchains
Information Technology

Referred Articles:
- El Mahdy, D. (2020). The Unintended Consequences of Voluntary Adoption of Clawback Provisions on Managerial Ability. Accounting & Finance 60 (4): 3493-3526. https://doi.org/10.1111/acfi.12528

- El Mahdy, D. (2019). Corporate Governance and the Global Financial Crisis: What Have We Missed? Journal of Accounting & Finance 19 (2):42-55.

- El Mahdy, D. (2016). Corporate Governance and U.S. Firms over the Last Three Decades. Journal of Accounting, Ethics & Public Policy 16 (1): 899-942.

- Mohapatra, P., El Mahdy, D., and Xu, L. (2015). Auditing and Internal Controls for Offshored Accounting Processes: A Research Agenda. International Journal of Accounting and Information Management 23 (4): 310-326. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJAIM-10-2014-0072

- El Mahdy, D. F. and Thrivadi, S. (2014). Antecedents, Characteristics and Consequences of Internal Control Weaknesses and the COSO (2013) Framework. Journal of Forensic Studies in Accounting and Business 6 (1):109-136.

- El Mahdy, D. F. and Park, M. S. (2014). Internal Control Quality and Information Asymmetry in the Secondary Loan Market. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 3 (4): 683-720. DOI: 10.1007/s11156-013-0389-1. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11156-013-0389-1


Book (s):
- El Mahdy, D. F. and Norman, C. S. (2010). Corporate Governance and the U.S. Firm: A Review and Directions for Future Research. New York: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN-10: 1617287822. ISBN-13: 978-1617287824.

- El Mahdy, D. F. (2012). Internal Control Quality and Information Asymmetry in the Secondary Loan Market. ProQuest, UMI Dissertation Publishing. ISBN-10: 1249052904. ISBN-13: 978-1249052906.


Book chapter(s):
- El Mahdy, D. and Abdou, A. A. (2006). Trends of the Returns-Earnings Associations over the Last Three Decades. Focus on Finance and Accounting Research. New York: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN-10: 1600213804. ISBN-13: 978-1600213809.


Professional Articles:
- El Mahdy, D. (2019) Can Corporate Governance Prevent Future Financial Crises? The FinReg Blog at the Duke Law Global Financial Market Center. available at: https://sites.law.duke.edu/thefinregblog/2019/06/14/can-corporate-governance-prevent-future-financial-crises/

- El Mahdy, D. (2016). Making Sense of Corporate Governance in U.S. Firms. Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog. Available at: https://clsbluesky.law.columbia.edu/2016/12/16/making-sense-of-corporate-governance-in-u-s-firms/