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  • 12 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
20122020

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Research Interests

  • Fraud
  • Forensic Accounting 
  • Economic Crime
  • Financial Crime
  • Audit
  • Corporate Governance 
  • CSR
  • Financial Reporting 
  • Risk Assessment and risk management 
  • Internal Controls 
  • Business Ethics 
  • Attitudes and behaviours
  • Mixed methods
  • Qualitative research
  • Pedagogy

Biography

 

Dr Kassem is an internationally oriented academic and researcher with thirteen years of experience in Higher Education. Rasha’s expertise is in Forensic Accounting; Fraud; Corporate Governance; CSR; Business Ethics; Audit; and Financial reporting. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Accounting at the School of Business and Law, Coventry University in the UK. Dr Kassem has authored numerous publications in Fraud, Audit, and Corporate Governance, and has reviewed several manuscripts for a wide range of international peer-reviewed journals and book publishers. Rasha has been working closely with the City of London Police to develop online fraud courses that enhance the skills of fraud investigators and law enforcement in fraud prevention and detection (see Fraud Investigation: Making A Difference on FurtureLearn). Rasha is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), an academic advisor at Cifas, a member of the Cross-Sector Advisory Group at the Cabinet Office, and a member of the ACFE Fraud Advisory Council. Dr Kassem is a member of professional bodies such as ACFE; ICAEW; AAA; and AICPA. 

 

Education/Academic qualification

Postgraduate Teaching , Loughborough University

Accountancy, Degree, Ain Shams University

Accountancy, MSc, Cairo University

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Postgraduate Certificate, Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Accountancy, Doctorate, Loughborough University

Creative Writing: Non-Fiction, University of Cambridge

Creative Writing: Non-Fiction, University of Oxford

External positions

Academic Advisor, Cifas

Board Member , Cross-sector Fraud Advisory Group, Cabinet Office

Board Member , The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

External Examiner- MSc Accounting and Finance, University of Durham

Certified DBA Supervisor, University of Liverpool

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Research Output

  • 12 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 13 Article
  • 2 Abstract
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference proceeding

Coronavirus, Fraud Risk, and the Use of the Term “Scam”.

Kassem, R. & Betts, M., 10 Jun 2020, The Public Sector Counter Fraud Journal, UK Government Counter Fraud Profession, Cabinet Office, June , 3, p. 18-19 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  • Corporate Fraud Risk Management: Fraud Risk Management and Modelling

    Kassem, R., 24 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) Fraud Risk Management and Modelling . Springer, 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Is the Language of Fraud Failing its Victims?

    Kassem, R. & Betts, M., 1 May 2019, The Public Sector Counter Fraud Journal, UK Government Counter Fraud Profession, Cabinet Office, 105, 3.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Activities

    Journal of Forensic Accounting Research (Journal)

    Rasha Kassem (Peer Reviewer)
    30 Jun 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

    Managerial Auditing Journal (Journal)

    Rasha Kassem (Peer Reviewer)
    17 Mar 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

    External Examiner - PhD in Fraud and Business Ethics

    Rasha Kassem (Examiner)
    14 Jan 2020

    Activity: Examination

    Cifas (External organisation)

    Rasha Kassem (Member)
    1 Jan 2020

    Activity: MembershipMembership of board

    Prizes

    Excellence in Enterprise

    Rasha Kassem (Recipient), 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Excellence in Teaching

    Rasha Kassem (Recipient), 2007

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Excellence in Teaching (Students-led)

    Rasha Kassem (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)