Schroeder School of Business

Rania Mousa


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Dr. Mousa is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of Evansville. She earned her Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Birmingham, UK (2010) and her B.A. in Accounting from the American University in Cairo, Egypt (2000). She received an MBA degree from Illinois Institute of Technology (2002). Since 2002, Rania worked as a financial analyst in several financial services companies in Chicago (USA), Cairo (Egypt) and Kuwait. She also completed a number of short-term appointments at some universities in Egypt, achieving the level of assistant lecturer. While pursuing her PhD in the UK, Rania worked as a visiting accounting lecturer in Birmingham Business School (University of Birmingham). Dr. Mousa's main research interests include electronic government, electronic business and financial reporting, and the adoption and usage of Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL).

Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Mousa, R. (2010). E-Government Adoption Process: XBRL Adoption in HM Revenue and Customs & Companies House in the UK. PhD Dissertation.
  • Dunne, T., Helliar, C., Lymer, A. and Mousa, R. (2009). XBRL: The Views of Stakeholders. Research project funded by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in the UK. ISBN: 978-1-85908-454-0.
  • Mousa, R. (2007). In Search of Honesty and Altruism, Journal of Finance and The Common Good, 27 (II), pp. 41-51.