BSc (Adel), DipAcc (Flin), GradDipAcc, GradDipSocSc(Ed Coun) (SAIT), MCom(Hons), PhD (W'gong), CPA
Telephone: (02) 4221 3681
Areas of Expertise: Accounting in its organisational, social and political contexts, Social and Environmental Accounting, Critical Theory.
Research Profile: UOW RIS Profile
Mary has over 20 years experience as a lecturer and researcher in financial accounting and accounting theory at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Before becoming an academic, she was in public practice working in auditing, taxation and management consulting, and also has experience in manufacturing and the public sector.
She has developed a nexus between teaching and research with publications in Critical Accounting Education and culminated in winning the Vice Chancellor's Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning 2000 team award. The interdisciplinary feature of her work has lead to collaborations between accounting and taxation law and has resulted in international publications on environmental tax. Mary has also led teaching education projects overseas which complement her research in accounting and its role in developing countries.
She has been Head of the Discipline of Accounting from July 2003 to February 2007 and has been the Faculty of Commerce Teaching and Learning Director since April 2006. As well as these governance roles, Mary has served on a number of boards of community organisations.
Last reviewed: 9 February, 2012