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Mohammad S. Bazaz

Mohammad S. Bazaz

Title: Professor of Accounting

College: College of Business and Public Administration

Department: Accounting & Finance


Phone: (909) 537-5722

Office: JB 227


Professor Bazaz received his Ph.D. from University of Oklahoma. After 24-years’ service at Oakland University, Michigan, he moved to California State University in 2011. He specializes in financial, managerial and international accounting. He has taught elementary, intermediate and advanced accounting courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels both in the US and overseas universities including in Austria, Canada, Malaysia, India, Kosovo, Turkey, Iran, and China. Dr. Bazaz‘s research focus is accounting regulations, equity price reaction to incremental disclosure, foreign currency translation, segmental reporting, corporate governance, and event studies. He has published more than 40 articles in several national and international accounting journals including Research in Accounting Regulation, Quarterly Review of Economics and finance, The Journal of International Accounting, Global Finance Journal, Advances in International Accounting, and Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economic. His research study in the area of assessment of currency exchange rate risk was awarded an educational grant from the National Association of Chartered Accountants in the United States. Dr. Bazaz has consulting engagements with several firms including Chrysler Corporation. His experience with Chrysler was on the areas of activity-based costing, business process costing and corporate investments in other countries.

Dr. Bazaz, recently, has come to China to teach and prepare certain undergraduate students at the Lanzhou University to be able to come to California State University, San Bernardino, USA for their continuing education.

  • California State University, San Bernardino 2011-Present
  • Oakland University – 1987- 2011 (Professor of accounting since 1999)
  • International Engineering Management, Executive Education Program 2004 -2012, Prishtina, Kosovo, (as invited faculty)
  • Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, 1996-2016 (as invited Faculty).
  • nternational Accounting and Global GAAP Comparison at Symbiosis International University, Pune, India, (as invited faculty), 2007-2008
  • University of Malaya (Malaysia) (as invited Faculty), 2007
  • University of Windsor (Canada) - Assistant Professor 1986-87
  • University of Tehran (Iran) - Assistant Professor 1985-86
  • Tarbiat-Moddaress University (Iran), 1985-86, taught two doctoral accounting courses
  • Tarbiat-Moddaress University (Iran), 1985-87, Dissertation chairman of a doctoral student
  • University of Oklahoma - Instructor 1982-85
  • University of Mazandaran (Iran) Instructor 1973-76
  • Courses Taught: Introductory financial/ managerial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I, Advanced Accounting,MBA financial and managerial accounting, and International Accounting
  • Ph.D., Accounting, The niversity of Oklahoma, June 1984.
  • The Economic Effects of FASB Statement No. 2 on Small Firms' R& D Expenditures
  • Master of Accountancy, National Iranian Oil Company School of Accountancy Tehran/Iran, 1973
  • Bachelor in Accounting, Advanced School of Accountancy, Tehran/Iran, 1972
  • Several research fellowship from California State University_S.B. 2012-2013
  • Best research paper competitive cash award, 1998, recognized by the Association of Chartered Accounting in the United States (ACAUS).
  • Teaching Award, 1996-2009, recognized as the best lecturer of the year, Engineering Management, Executive Education program, Vienna University of Technology (Austria)
  • Teaching Award, 2004-2010, recognized as the best lecturer of the year, University of Business Technology (UBT), Pristina, Kosovo.
  • Fellowship at University of Malaya, research collaboration with accounting faculties, Fall 2007.
  • Fellowship at Izmir Economic University, Izmir Turkey, research collaboration with accounting faculties, Fall 2016.
  • SBA Spring/Summer Research Grant, Oakland University, 1999.
  • SBA Spring/Summer Research Grant, Oakland University, 1996.
  • University Research Grant, Oakland University, 1996.
  • SBA Spring/Summer Research Grant, Oakland University, 1991.
  • SBA Spring/Summer Research Grant, Oakland University,>SBA Spring/Summer Research Grant, Oakland University, 1988
  • University Fellow, University of Windsor, 1986
  • Fellowship from Ministry of Education (Iran), 1977-1980.