Allan Hodgson has over 30 years experience as an active teacher, researcher and administrator in the accounting and finance disciplines. He is currently Professor of Accounting and Finance at the UQ Business School, University of Queensland. Prior to that he was Dean of the University of Amsterdam Business School, Director of Graduate Studies and Professor of Accounting (2004-2010), Dean of Commerce and Management and Professor of Banking, Finance and Risk Management and Head of Department at Griffith University (1996-2004), and variously held positions of Senior Lecturer/Lecturer at the Australian National University and the University of Canberra, CEO of Universities Credit Society and analyst positions in the Departments of Finance and Foreign Affairs (1975-1996). He currently holds Visiting Professorships at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (since 2001) and Kasetsart University, Thailand (since 2009) and has held visiting professorships at the Universities of Leeds, Manchester, Santa Clara and Clarkson.
His research publications list exceeds 50 articles in a broad range of refereed international finance, accounting and management journals (including the Journal of Financial Research; Journal of Futures Markets; Accounting and Finance; Abacus; Journal of Business Finance and Accounting; Journal of International Accounting Research, Accounting in Europe; Journal of Business Ethics; Australian Journal of Management; Journal of Multinational Financial Management; and International Review of Financial Analysis. He received the best manuscript award (2011) in the Journal of International Accounting Research and recent articles rank him at the highest level of international accounting researchers in the top 25 journals (Heck, 2009, Most Prolific Authors in the Accounting Literature Over the Past Half-Century: 1959-2008); and the Top 15% of Accounting and Finance Authors over the Last 20 Years (Chan et al, Accounting & Finance, 2012).
Over the years, he has been chief investigator on several successful ARC discovery grants and has attracted aggregate research funding of approximately $800,000. In addition, he sits on five international Editorial Boards, was the former Editor of Accountability, Accountability and Performance (2000-2004), is a regular conference presenter, sits on the Scientific Committees of AFAANZ (finance), European Accounting Association (financial analysis), AMIS Romania (financial accounting), IFADS (accounting and finance); and is appointed by IAAER and ICAEW to co-monitor, mentor and award research seed funding to promising early career academics in developing countries. Allan has supervised ten successful PhD students who have published in the highest ranked accounting and finance journals― in the USA (Accounting Review), Canada (CAR), UK (JBFA), and Australia (A&F) Allan teaches Financial Management in the MBA programme and Empirical Finance in the Honours programme.