Professor Mohamed Chelli holds a Master of Research degree in accounting from the Université Paris-Dauphine (France). He also holds a PhD in Business Administration (accounting) from the Université Laval (Québec, Canada) and the Université Paris-Dauphine (Paris, France) as part of a joint degree program. His doctoral thesis is on the legitimization of corporate socio-environmental performance indicators and analyzes how the measures adopted by these organizations impose a sort of disciplinary authority on both the organizations being studied and the stakeholders.
Professor Chelli's teaching areas include financial accounting, advanced accounting, cost calculation and qualitative methods in accounting research.
Professor Chelli has presented his research at conferences both in Canada and abroad, such as that of the Association Francophone de Comptabilité [Francophone accounting association](Montreal, 2013 and Toulouse, 2015) and the Alternative Accounts Conference (Québec, 2012). His research relates primarily, but not exclusively, to environmental disclosure, corporate socio-environmental performance indicators and sustainable development evaluation / classification / certification auditing practices. Mohamed Chelli has published his research in such referred journals as the Journal of Business Ethics, the Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal and Comptabilité-Contrôle-Audit.