Dean Hanlon

Assoc Professor


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Dean Hanlon is an associate professor in the Department of Accounting.

He holds a PhD in accounting from Monash University and has over 25 years’ experience in academia. Dean’s current research interests are in financial reporting, taxation and corporate governance. He has been the recipient of several competitive industry-based research grants and has published extensively in both international and domestic peer-reviewed journals, including Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory; Journal of Business EthicsJournal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Abacus, Accounting and Finance, Australian Journal of Management, Australian Tax Forum and Australian Tax Review. He has also been invited to present his research at numerous international and domestic conferences, having won best paper awards on several occasions, as well as for several standard-setting bodies including the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB), the International Accounting Standards Board and the Accounting Standards Board in Canada.

Dean has been recognised for his pedagogy at the faculty, university and national level as the recipient of several teaching excellence awards, including a Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence (twice), a Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence, and a High Commendation for the AFAANZ/Pearson Accounting Lecturer of the Year Award.

Dean is currently a board member of the Australian Government's AASB, while also serving on the AASB's Academic Advisory Panel. He has previously served on the Technical Committee of AFAANZ and on CPA Australia’s External Reporting Centre of Excellence. Dean has also acted as a subject matter expert for the professional programs of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CPA Australia and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.




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