Rihab Al Zubaidi
Associate Professor of Accounting


I would like to introduce myself; my name is Rihab Alzubaidi, I am from Iraq, and I was born in Baghdad in 1958. I arrived at Westfield state University in 2011 following sixteen years at different universities in Jordan working with both the graduate and undergraduate level.

I work now in the Accounting and Finance department and served as an Associate Professor to teach accounting. I have experience on several committees (Finance, Curriculum, and Faculty Center Advising Committee).

I was primarily interested in using excel spreadsheets and Microsoft access database for accounting applications. Most of the time, I use computers as a research tool rather than as a teaching tool.

I am married and I have three boys, their ages are 14, 20, and 21.


  • PhD in accounting in 1991 from Kiev - Ukraine
  • Master’s degree in 1987 Kharkov - Ukraine
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Iraq in 1981

Courses Taught

I have taught the following courses through my 12 years of work at Westfield State University:

  • Principles of accounting 1

  • Principles of accounting 2

  • Accounting information systems

  • Financial statement analysis and discloser

  • Advanced cost accounting

  • Cost accounting

Areas of Research

My research focuses on using information technology in accounting and computerized accounting applications.