Dr Md Tarikul Islam

EBS - Accounting
Dr Md Tarikul Islam



Tarikul is an interdisciplinary researcher in accountability, social business, and entrepreneurship. His papers have been published in the Journal of Business Ethics, Marine Policy, and Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance. He joined the Essex Business School in Autumn 2018, as a Lecturer in Accounting. Previously, he held various positions in a couple of universities in Bangladesh including Jahangirnagar University and Khulna University. Tarikul graduated from the PhD Program concentration in Accountancy at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) of Australia. He completed masters degrees from KTH-Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid (Spain), Delft University of Technology (Netherlands), and Universite Paris-Sud11 (France). He holds a Bachelor degree in business administration from Jahangirnagar University. Tarikul is open to supervise and invites research proposals in the areas of accountability, social purpose corporate hybridization, and entrepreneurship.


  • PhD Queensland University of Technology, Australia,

  • BBA and MBA Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh,

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Accountability and Social Purpose Hybridization

Open to supervise

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Management Accounting I (BE111)

  • Advanced Management Accounting (BE131)

  • Critical Debates in Accounting (BE133)

  • International Financial Reporting (BE155)


Journal articles (5)

Hossain, M., Islam, MT., Momin, MA., Nahar, S. and Alam, MS., (2019). Understanding Communication of Sustainability Reporting: Application of Symbolic Convergence Theory (SCT). Journal of Business Ethics. 160 (2), 563-586

Rahim, MM., Islam, MT. and Kuruppu, S., (2019). Shipping Corporations’ Accountability to Raise Competencies in Ballast Water Regulation. Environmental and Planning Law Journal. 36 (4), 376-394

Rahim, MM., Islam, MT. and Kuruppu, S., (2016). Regulating global shipping corporations' accountability for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the seas. Marine Policy. 69, 159-170

Islam, T. and Ahamed, KF., (2014). Factors Associated with Job Involvement : A Study of Commercial Bank People in Bangladesh. Journal of Islamic Economics Banking and Finance. 10 (3), 140-150

Bose, TK., Al Nahid, A., Islam, MT. and Saha, RK., (2010). SMS advertising and its prospects in Bangladesh. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology. 11 (2), 97-108

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