Peter Aghimien

Dr. Peter Aghimien is a professor of accounting in the Judd Leighton School of Economics. Prior to his appointment to the Leighton School faculty, Dr. Aghimien taught at Grambling State University. He has also held visiting professorships at schools in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States.

In addition to his teaching and research, Dr. Aghimien performs accounting services as a licensed certified public accountant.

His teaching and research interests include:

  • International accounting
  • Auditing
  • Managerial and financial accounting

He is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Accounting Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Nigerian Institute of Chartered Accounts Accountants

He was inducted into the following professional honorary societies:

  • Beta Alpha Psi, National Accounting Fraternity
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, Business Honorary Society
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon, Economics Honorary Society

His excellence in teaching and service awards include:

  • Outstanding Accounting Educator Award, conferred by the Indiana CPA Society
  • IU Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching
  • IU System-wide Teaching Excellence Recognition Award
  • Multiple awards from the Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics for excellence in teaching, research, and service
  • Fulbright Scholar Award