Dr Abongeh Tunyi

PhD, SFHEA

Management School

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Finance

Programme Director for MSc Finance and Accounting

A.Tunyi@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 0989

Full contact details

Dr Abongeh Tunyi
Management School
Room B053
Sheffield University Management School
Conduit Road
Sheffield
S10 1FL
Profile

Abongeh Tunyi is an Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Finance and the Programme Director for the MSc Finance and Accounting programme.

He holds a BSc in Accounting, a Master of Finance (MFin) with distinction (University of Glasgow) and a PhD in Finance and Accounting (University of Glasgow).

He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).

Prior to joining the Management School in 2016, Tunyi held teaching and research roles at Liverpool Hope University and the University of Glasgow.

Qualifications
  • PhD in Finance and Accounting - University of Glasgow
  • Master of Finance - University of Glasgow
  • BSc in Accountancy - University of Buea
  • PGCert in Learning and Teaching in HE - Liverpool Hope University
Research interests

Tunyi's research cuts across different cognate areas including accounting, finance and business management. His key research interests are:

  • Corporate finance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Earnings management
  • Corporate governance
  • Market-based accounting
  • Finance and accounting in emerging economies

His research is published in world-leading and internationally-excellent academic journals including the Journal of Corporate Finance; Accounting; Auditing and Accountability Journal; Journal of Business Finance and Accounting; Journal of International Management; and International Journal of Accounting, amongst others.

Publications

Journal articles

Research group

Centre for Research into Accounting and Finance in Context (CRAFiC)

Teaching interests

Tunyi has previously taught undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Corporate Finance, International Finance, Quantitative Methods, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Management Accounting and Financial Management.

He is currently the module leader for Issues in Finance which explores contemporary research and practice in advanced corporate finance and modern investment management. The module covers exciting new developments in corporate finance including issues around mergers and acquisitions, earnings management, investment efficiency, bankruptcy modelling, behavioural finance, corporate governance and socially responsible investments. The module exposes students to empirical methods in Finance with applications in Stata.

Teaching activities

Tunyi has previously taught modules in Corporate Finance, International Finance, Quantitative Methods, Management Accounting and Financial Management.

He is currently the module leader for Issues in Finance (MGT6091). This module explores contemporary research and practice in advanced corporate finance and modern investment management.

The module covers areas such as asset pricing, portfolio management, empirical methods (particularly, event prediction) in finance, behavioral finance, mergers & acquisitions, value relevance of CSR and CG strategies, and firm financing decisions.

Professional activities

Tunyi is an adhoc reviewer for several world-leading and internationally excellent journals including the British Journal of Management; Journal of Business Finance and Accounting; Journal of International Management; Accounting and Business Research; International Review of Financial Analysis; European Journal of Finance, Regulation and Governance; and the International Journal of Finance and Economics, amongst others.

He has previously reviewed grant applications for the British Academy and acted as an advisory board member for Pearson Education. He is an external examiner for undergraduate programmes at the University of Suffolk and Coventry University.

PhD Supervision

Tunyi has supervised PhDs to completion and has externally examined PhDs at other institutions. Tunyi welcomes PhD proposals from potential doctoral students with research interests in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, earnings management, corporate governance and market-based accounting. Innovative and ambitious projects in the area of mergers and acquisitions are particularly welcomed.