Quinnipiac University
Aamer Sheikh

Professor of Accounting

Aamer Sheikh is Professor of Accounting at Quinnipiac University, where he has also served as Interim Chair of the Department of Accounting. At Quinnipiac, he currently teaches the undergraduate auditing sequence and graduate courses in information assurance and fraud examination and forensic accounting. Prior to joining Quinnipiac, Aamer was on the faculty at The College of William & Mary in Virginia. Aamer’s prior academic appointments also include The University of Georgia and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Aamer has over 15 years of experience teaching in on-ground, hybrid and online formats. Aamer enjoys mentoring students outside of the classroom as well and has served as the founding faculty advisor to Quinnipiac University’s Nu Alpha chapter of Beta Alpha Psi.

Aamer has published more than 25 peer-reviewed papers (including teaching cases) on a variety of accounting and finance topics. Aamer’s work has appeared in several journals including the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Financial Services Review, the Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, the Journal of Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues, the Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, The Journal of Investing, the Journal of Financial Planning and The CPA Journal. Aamer has won awards for both his teaching and his research.

Aamer is an actively licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Virginia. He also holds additional professional certifications including Certified Forensic Accountant® (CRFAC®) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Prior to entering academe, he worked in both public accounting and corporate accounting. He earned his Ph.D. in business administration (accounting) from The University of Georgia, a Master of Accounting Science (M.A.S.) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a B.B.A. in accounting from The College of William & Mary in Virginia.


  • BBA, The College of William and Mary
  • CPA, University of Georgia
  • MAS, University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
  • PHD, University of Georgia

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Accounting - Audit


  • Accounting

Office Location

  • Faculty Office Building 116

Mail Drop

  • SB-DNF