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Forensic Accounting Teaching and Research

Special issue call for papers from Pacific Accounting Review

Guest Editors 

  • Professor Keitha Dunstan, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) and (Research), Bond University, [email protected]
  • Dr Adrian Gepp, Assistant Professor, Bond Business School, Bond University, [email protected] 

Forensic accounting is an emerging field of study being influenced by a rapidly changing digital world. In association with the 4th Forensic Accounting Teaching and Research Symposium (FATRS) to be held in October 2016, this special issue focusses on all areas of forensic accounting research and education, highlighting recent developments and innovations.

All styles of papers that contribute understanding to this field are welcome, with an emphasis on applicability to the Pacific region. Critical pieces and theoretical reviews, as well as empirically-based qualitative and quantitative studies, are invited. As forensic accounting is inherently a cross-disciplinary field, such works are encouraged.

Areas of study could include

  • Fraud Detection and Prevention
  • Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Internal Controls
  • Mitigating Corporate Misconduct
  • Corporate Ethics
  • Bribery and Corruption
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
  • Auditing and Investigative Forensic Accounting
  • Fraud and Forensic Accounting in Not-for-Profit Organisations
  • The Law and Forensic Accounting
  • Psychology of Fraud and Corporate Misconduct
  • The Role of Big Data Analytics in Forensic Accounting
  • Cloud Computing: Opportunities and Dangers for Forensic Accounting
  • Forensic Accounting Education
  • Skills required for Forensic Accountants
  • Literature Review / History of Forensic Accounting as a Discipline

Submission Procedure:

  • Submissions to this journal must be made through the ScholarOne submission system
  • Articles should be between 6,000-8,000 words in length. This includes all text including references and appendices. Please allow 280 words for each figure or table.
  • Please also read the author guidelines for the journal before submitting, which gives full details on how to submit. Please ensure you select this special issue from the relevant drop down menu on page four of the submission process.

Submission Deadline:

  • November 30th 2016

It is expected that papers selected for publication will be published in 2017/2018.

If you have any questions about your submission, please contact the Guest Editor: Keitha Dunstan, [email protected]