Research Associates

  1. Professor Margaret Abernethy

    Program Director (PhD Accounting)
    Sir Douglas Copland Chair of Commerce
    Director, Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    Accounting and Governance

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Corporate governance: Board quality, CEO succession
    • Executive compensation
    • Performance measurement
    • Management control system design
  2. Dr Ali Akyol

    Senior Lecturer

    Finance

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Corporate Governance
  3. Professor Michael Davern

    Accounting

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Accounting information systems and managerial control
    • Behavioural/business processes perspectives in information systems
    • Business value of IT
    • Enterprise and operational risk management
    • Managerial decision making/decision support
  4. Ms Nikole Gyles

    Melbourne Enterprise Fellow

    Accounting

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Industry engagement
  5. Associate Professor Helen Hu

    International Business

    Centre for Asian Business and Economics
    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Corporate Governance
    • Chinese Business and Management
    • Board of Directors
    • Governance in the Asian Region
  6. Dr Xue Jia

    Senior Lecturer

    Financial Accounting

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Information economics
    • Voluntary and mandatory disclosures
    • Cost of capital
    • Heterogeneous investors in capital markets
  7. Dr Jonathan Jona

    Senior Lecturer

    Financial Accounting

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Accounting quality
    • Corporate disclosure
    • Corporate governance
    • Cost of capital
    • Financial accounting
    • IPOs
    • International institutions
  8. Dr Hae Won Jung

    Senior Lecturer

    Finance

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Corporate Finance
    • Industrial Organization
    • Risk Management and Insurance
  9. Associate Professor Flora Kuang

    Financial Accounting

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Corporate governance and reporting quality
    • Executive compensation and performance evaluation
    • Forensic accounting
    • Social networks and social capital
  10. Associate Professor Asjeet Lamba

    Program Director (Master of Finance)

    Finance

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Corporate governance
    • Corporate litigation
    • Insider trading
    • Share buybacks
  11. Dr Gladys Lee

    Senior Lecturer

    Accounting

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Corporate fraud
    • Whistle-blowing
  12. Dr Ben Neville

    Senior Lecturer
    Program Director - Master of Commerce

    Marketing

    Cluster for Organization Society and Markets
    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Corporate social responsibility and business ethics
    • Stakeholder theory and stakeholder management
    • Climate change and environmental issues
    • Consumer issues and marketing ethics
    • Cross-cultural issues in marketing and management
  13. Associate Professor Bo Qin

    Financial Accounting

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Executive compensation
    • Corporate governance
    • Financial reporting
    • Say on pay
    • Textual analysis
    • CEO succession
    • Top management team
  14. Dr Stefan Schantl

    Senior Lecturer

    Financial Accounting

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Asset securitisation
    • CEO compensation
    • Information and financial intermediation (financial analysts, credit rating agencies, banking)
    • Securities market & accounting regulation
    • Stock repurchasing
    • Theoretical research on financial and managerial accounting issues (earnings management, accounting choices, budgeting)
  15. Dr Chander Shekhar

    Senior Lecturer

    Finance

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Corporate Finance (Law and Finance)
  16. Professor Naomi Soderstrom

    Deputy Head of Department

    Management Accounting

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Archival managerial accounting (health care, environment)
    • Corporate social responsibility issues
    • Empirical managerial accounting with an emphasis on the health care industry
  17. Mr Eu-Jin Teo

    Senior Lecturer

    Accounting

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Accounting and the law
    • Commercial law
    • Current legal issues
    • Government law
    • Taxation law
  18. Dr Martin Weisner

    Senior Lecturer

    Accounting

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Judgement and decision making
  19. Mr Qingbo Yuan

    Senior Lecturer

    Financial Accounting

    Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation

    • Accounting quality
    • Corporate disclosure
    • Corporate finance
    • Corporate governance
    • International accounting

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