Kiridaran (Giri) Kanagaretnam

Giri has previously served as the Program Director for Master of Management at the Schulich School of Business. Before joining York University in 2013, Giri was a Professor of Accounting and Financial Management Services and Associate Dean (Academic) at the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University. He has also been a visiting professor at Nanyang Technological University, HEC Paris and Erasmus University. At Schulich, Giri has taught courses in the PhD, MBA, IMBA, India MBA, MAcc, MMgt and BBA programs.

Giri’s primary research focus is on financial institutions, in particular bank stability, excessive risk-taking, and financial reporting transparency, as well as corporate governance issues, including CEO compensation, audit quality and tax avoidance.

He has published more than sixty research papers in many academic journals in Accounting, Economics, Finance and International Business, including The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Psychology, European Accounting Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Journal of Business EthicsJournal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, & Finance, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Journal of Financial Stability, Managerial Decision Economics and Journal of Business Research.