Professor Elizabeth Carson

Professor Elizabeth Carson

Field of research: Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
Campus: Kensington
Tag: Administration and Business Support Services

Elizabeth Carson is a Professor in financial accounting and auditing. Elizabeth teaches at postgraduate level in financial accounting and auditing, as well as supervising research students in the Honours, MPhil and PhD programs. In 2002, she received the Pearson Education Accounting Lecturer of the Year award for her development of the Accounting: A User Perspective subject in the Masters of Commerce program.

Elizabeth's research interests include economics of global and national audit...

Elizabeth Carson is a Professor in financial accounting and auditing. Elizabeth teaches at postgraduate level in financial accounting and auditing, as well as supervising research students in the Honours, MPhil and PhD programs. In 2002, she received the Pearson Education Accounting Lecturer of the Year award for her development of the Accounting: A User Perspective subject in the Masters of Commerce program.

Elizabeth's research interests include economics of global and national audit markets, industry specialisation by auditors and audit reporting. Her PhD investigating global audit firm networks and global industry specialisation by audit firms was awarded the American Accounting Association Auditing Section Outstanding Dissertation Award in 2008. Her work has appeared in leading academic journals including The Accounting Review, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory and Accounting and Finance. Her research is currently supported by the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant and by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board.

Prior to joining UNSW, she worked with Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) and is qualified as a Chartered Accountant.

Research Grants:

  • 2010-2011: International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board/ACCA/IAAER Research Grant, with Roger Simnett and Per Christen Trønnes, $30,000
  • 2008-2010: ARC Discovery Grant for Consistency of Going Concern Opinion Modifications over Time, Audit Firms and Countries, with Roger Simnett, $165,519

ASB Profile: http://www.asb.unsw.edu.au/schools/Pages/ElizabethCarson.aspx

 

Location

Room 3075, Quadrangle building

Contact

02 9385 5822