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Assistant Professor, York University, Canada

Dr. Akolisa Ufodike is an assistant professor auditing and data analytics in the school of administrative studies at York University. He holds a joint appointment in the graduate program in public policy administration and law. He writes about ethics, accountability (political and financial), public sector finance, equity diversity & inclusion, and civic engagement.

A graduate of Haskayne’s Ph.D. and Cornell’s MBA programs, Dr. Ufodike is a Canadian FCPA, a US CPA, a UK FCCA and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He's also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Director - ICD.D by the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Experience

  • –present
    Assistant Professor, York University, Canada

Education

  • 2017 
    University of Calgary, PHD
  • 2008 
    Cornell University, MBA
  • 2006 
    Laurentian University, BCom

Grants and Contracts

  • 2021
    LA&PS Anti-Black Racism Initiatives Fund
    Role:
    Lead Researcher
    Funding Source:
    York University
  • 2021
    LA&PS Black Scholars Research Fund
    Role:
    Lead Researcher
    Funding Source:
    York University
  • 2020
    SSHRC Explore Grant
    Role:
    Lead Researcher
    Funding Source:
    York University
  • 2009
    PHD Grant
    Role:
    PHD Student & Researcher
    Funding Source:
    CGA Alberta

Professional Memberships

  • CFE
  • FCPA
  • FCCA
  • ICD.D
  • CPA (OR, USA)

Honours

Fellowship of Chartered Professional Accountants Association (FCPA)