Shirley Carlon MCom (Hons), CA, is a senior lecturer in the Business School at the University of New South Wales. Shirley has received a national teaching citation award for outstanding contributions to student learning for innovations in curriculum development and the creation of peer support mechanisms for off campus students. Shirley’s research interests are in financial reporting where she has published several articles on peer mentoring, risk reporting, intangible assets, accounting policy choice and tax in Australian and international journals.
Rosina McAlpine BCom, MCom (Hons), MHEd, PhD, is a social entrepreneur and CEO of Win Win Parenting. Rosina is a former associate professor at the University of Sydney Business School and holds a Masters degree and a PhD in education. She is an internationally recognised, award-winning researcher and educator, having received 5 outstanding teaching awards at the faculty, university and national levels as well as 5 international best paper awards. Rosina’s research interests include navigating and negotiating work–life balance, gender equality and parenting education.
Chrisann Lee is a lecturer in accountancy at Queensland University of Technology. She is a CPA and has a PhD (QUT), a Master of Commerce (CSU) and a Graduate Diploma in Management (AGSM). Prior to joining the tertiary sector in 2004, Chrisann worked as a management accountant for a manufacturing company in Hong Kong as well as in the financial services industry in Sydney. Her research interests are in the areas of accounting education, financial literacy and superannuation where she has published numerous articles in Australian and international journals and has received several grants and awards.
Lorena Mitrione BCom, MBus, PGrad DipEc&Comm, is a lecturer in accounting at the Monash Business School. Prior to joining Monash in 2009, Lorena worked at CPA Australia. From 2001 she was the CPA Program Manager responsible for the development and maintenance of CPA Program materials and examinations. She is currently enrolled in a PhD. Her thesis title is ‘Motivation and self-regulated learning strategies applied by accounting students in a blended learning environment’.
Ngaire Kirk BBS, BBS (Honours), MBS, CA, has a background in sheep and cattle farming and in the public and private health sectors. Her recent teaching responsibilities at Massey included coordinating and teaching introductory and intermediate financial accounting papers and teaching advanced auditing. Her research interests focused mainly on financial accounting, financial reporting and accounting education, in particular the use of electronic and online resources to enhance both internal and distance learning.
Lily Wong BBus, MBus, PhD, CPA is an honorary professor in the College of Business, Victoria University, Australia. Lily is a recipient of international best paper awards, as well as university and national teaching excellence awards for her contribution to student learning in accounting education. Lily’s key research interests relate to improving the learning experience and academic outcomes for first-year accounting students.