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Ali M. Sedaghat

Associate Professor Emeritus of Accounting
  • Sellinger Hall 310
Ali Sedaghat


Dr. Ali M. Sedaghat, CMA, is associate professor of Accounting at Sellinger School of Business and Management. Dr. Sedaghat has taught accounting and business courses for more than twenty five years. He is a member of the American Accounting Association, Institute of Management Accounting, and the Decision Science Institute. Dr. Sedaghat has worked for several public and private companies including National Iranian Oil Company, Iranian Oil Refinery Company, Shahpoor Petrochemical (a project by Allied Chemical Company), Coopers and Lybrand Consulting firm and Grant Thornton. He has published in Issues in Accounting Education, Advances in Accounting, Accounting Educators Journal, Journal of Corporate Taxation, The Business & Taxes Quarterly, Management Accounting, Journal of International Accounting, Journal of Business Case Studies, The Journal of Teaching in International Business, and the American Journal of Business Education. He served as KMPG Peat Marwick Alumni Faculty Fellow for two terms. He has presented papers at more than thirty national and international professional meetings. Dr. Sedaghat was the recipient of Ursela Albert Faculty Mentor of the Year award on 2001.

Academic Degrees

DBA, The George Washington University
MBA, The George Washington University
BA, Abadan Institute of Technology

Representative Publications

Ali M. Sedaghat and Jeffery L. Hillard, “GPE: A Slippery Slope into a Tangled Web”, the International Research Journal of Applied Finance. (ISSN 2229-6891), Fall 2015

Ali M. Sedaghat, Steven Mintz and George Wright, "Using Video-Based Instruction to Integrate Ethics into the Curriculum" American Journal of Business Education, September 2011.

Ali M. Sedaghat, A. Kimbrough Sherman and Thomas Carroll, "Total Insurance Inc.: Application of ABC Management Concept for Evaluation of Sales Teams", Journal of Business Case Studies, Volume 6, Number 5, September/October 2010, pages 97-105

Joseph Langmead, Ali M. Sedaghat and Michael Unger, "Incorporating International Accounting into the MBA Curriculum: Exploring Implications of the Financial Reporting Crisis of 2001-2009", The Journal of Teaching in International Business Volume 21, No.2, 2010

Awards and Honors

Beta Gamma Sigma

Recipient of Outstanding Contributions to chapter activities, Baltimore chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants. (September 2001).

Ursela Albert Faculty Mentor of the year, The Institute of Management Accountants. (June 2001).

Lybrand Silver Manuscript Medallion, The Institute of Management Accountants. (June 1998).


Beta Alpha Psi, Loyola College Chapter

Professional Memberships

Decision Sciences Institute, Institute of Management Accountants, American Accounting Organization