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Professor of Finance, University of Newcastle

Abul Shamsuddin is Professor of Finance at the University of Newcastle. He received his Masters and PhD from Simon Fraser University, Canada. Abul has previously served as Head and Dean of the Newcastle Business School, Assistant Dean, Director of Postgraduate Studies, and Head of the Accounting and Finance Discipline. Abul has led the EQUIS accreditation and AACSB reaccreditation of the Newcastle Business School. He has served as a reviewer for the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative and a Peer Review Team member for the AACSB and EQUIS accreditation bodies.

Abul's research interests include Asset Pricing, Islamic Finance, Banking, and Corporate Governance. Abul has published over 40 A/A* ranked journal articles. His publications have appeared in Journal of Corporate Finance, European Accounting Review, Journal of Empirical Finance, International Review of Finance, Financial Review, Energy Economics, Journal of Fixed Income, Emerging Markets Review, Economics Letters, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Accounting and Finance, International Journal of Forecasting, Review of Income and Wealth, Quantitative Finance, and Finance Research Letters, among others.


  • 2003–2023
    Professor of Finance, The University of Newcastle