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Professor Glennda Scully

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Office of the Provost
Faculty of Business and Law
Bentley Campus
08 9266 7902

Memberships, Awards and Training

Major Internal Service Roles:

  • Elected Member University Council (2013 to current)
  • Head of School, School of Accounting (From 2008 to 2014)
  • Member Curtin Business School AACSB Steering Committee (2010 to 2014)
  • Member University Academic Board Executive Committee (2011 -2013)
  • Member University Academic Board (2009 to current)
  • Member Curtin Business School Senior Leadership Team (2008 to 2014)
  • Member School of Accounting External Advisory Board (2008 to 2014)
  • School of Accounting Ombudsperson (2006- 2008)


Major External Service Roles

  • Member Audit Advisory Committee (National) Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (2013 to current)
  • Adjunct Professor -Nanjing Audit University (2013 to 2016)
  • Commissioner –Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia (2012 to current)
  • Chair -Catholic Education Commission Finance Standing Committee (current)
  • Deputy Chair 2014 -Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand  Regional Council WA-  member (2009 to current)
  • Education Portfolio -Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand  Regional Council WA -Education Portfolio (2010 to current)
  • Member - WA Curriculum Council - Reference group Accounting and Finance (2007- 2009)
  • Mercycare Board Member (2012 to current)
  • Mercycare Chair Finance Committee (2012 to 2014)
  • Mercycare Finance, Risk and  Audit Compliance committee (2013 to current)
  • Awards and Scholarships Received/Nominations
  • 2015 Perpetual Scholarship: Australian Institute of Company Directors Governance Foundations for Not-For-Profit Directors course

  • 2013 Curtin Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Award for Programs that Enhance Student learning: Chinese Articulation Student Induction Program CBS Teaching and Learning Award Winner for Programs that Enhance Learning

  • 2012 Student Learning : Chinese Articulation Student Induction Program

  • 2009 ALTC National  Teaching  Citation  for  Outstanding  Contribution  to Student Learning

  • 2009 Curtin University of Technology Australian Learning and Teaching Council nomination for Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning

  •  For the development of a ‘student centred’ culture within the School of Accounting which incorporates motivating, engaging and inspiring students’ interest in accounting and helping them develop independent learning skills

  • 2008 Curtin University  of  Technology Carrick  nomination  for  Citation  for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning

  • 2008 Curtin University Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching

  • 2008 Best Paper Award, Education Stream at AFAANZ/IAAER Conference Sydney

  • 2007 Curtin Business School Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning

  • 1999 Excellence in Teaching- Faculty Award Commendation

  • 1999Auditing 322 nominated for the University of Western Australia, Best Unit Award

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Employment History


University of Western Australia- Lecturer School of Accounting and Finance


Nelson Parkhill BDO CA (Training Consultant)


Bell Group (Top 100 Listed Company)- Group management accountant


KPMG-Peat Marwick- Audit Supervisor

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Undergraduate and Postgraduate Auditing, Corporate Governance, Ethics and Financial Accounting.

Taught the following modules:

Accounting 1 Financial Accounting
Accounting 2 Auditing and Assurance Services incorporating Accounting Information Systems
CA Foundations
Financial Reporting and Assurance Services
Financial Accounting and Reporting
Auditing and Assurance
Strategic Business Management

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Research Interests

Behavioural decision making in auditing, ethics and Teaching and Learning issues relating to workload, Accounting education, Financial disclsorue in deveoping econmies, CSR reporting and NFP sector.

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Specialty Areas

Auditing, Ethics, Financial Accounting, Accounting Education

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Book Chapters (Research)

  • Caratti, S., B. Perrin, and G. Scully. 2016. "An accounting firm perspective of offshoring." In Shared Services and Outsourcing:A Contemporary Outlook Kotlarsky, J., I. Oshri, and L. P. Willcocks., 137-165 Switzerland: Springer.

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  • Boujos, J., and G. Scully. 1997. "Multi-disciplinary Professional Practice: Recent Developments and Attitudes of Accounting and Legal Practitioners." Australian Accounting Review 7 (14): 59-72.
  • Scully, G., and J. boujos.. "The current attitudes of members of the accounting profession and legal profession to multi-disciplinary professional practice." Australian Accounting Review 7 (14). Inpress.
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Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

  • Rusmin, R., G. Scully, G. Tower, and R. Taplin.. "The impact of corporate governance and ownership concentration on audit quality in three Asia pacific stock markets." The Asia Pacific Journal of Economics and Business 13 (2). Inpress.
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