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Professor Russell Craig

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Professor Craig is an internationally recognised scholar who has held senior academic positions at universities in Australia, United States, Canada and New Zealand. He has presented his research findings at many conferences around the world. Professor Craig has a strong reputation as a teacher. In 2000 he was awarded the ANU Vice Chancellors' Award for Teaching Excellence.

A central concern that underlies much of Professor Craig's research is how accounting and financial reporting can be made better and more objective. His work is known for exposing the folly of accepting, unquestioningly, financial statements and measures contained in published accounting reports or in narrative accounts by CEOs.

Professor Craig is the author of over 150 research papers, research monographs and book chapters. His two major scholarly books are CEO-Speak: The Language of Corporate Leadership (MQUP, 2006, with Joel Amernic); and John Croaker: Convict Embezzler (MUP, 2000, with John Booker).

Professor Craig's published research papers have appeared in many high quality refereed international journals in accounting and cognate fields, and he is currently an editorial board member of a range of journals, includingAccounting Auditing & Accountability Journal; Asian Review of Accounting and Issues in Accounting Education.

Research Interests

  • Financial accounting and reporting
  • International accounting
  • Accounting history
  • Accounting education
  • Accounting and labor relations
  • Accountability discourse of executives

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