EAA Education Provocation Workshop and Survey

Posted by ARC Commitee - Dec 07, 2020

EAA Education Provocation Workshop and Survey

The Covid pandemic has brought an unprecedented change for accounting education around the world. How we engage with our students, the way we educate, the content we develop, the technologies we use, the way education is accessed, the classroom and the discussions we have within it are all changing at rapid speed. We are adapting, pivoting, adjusting, struggling and coping in equal measures as we transition to new possibilities across unchartered terrain.

In January 2021, the newly formed EAA Education Committee will send out a survey to get a better understanding of the needs of our members with respect to education resources and events.

In addition, the December 14 education-focused webinar “Accounting Education Futures: A Post-pandemic Provocation” is the first in a series of new initiatives brought to you by the EAA Education Committee and will provide participants with the opportunity to reflect on the year that was, discuss accounting education futures from different perspectives, including technology, equity and diversity, learning design, access to education and the new look and feel of accounting classrooms. Join leading accounting educators from around the world who will offer up diverse provocations, lead us to reflect on 2020 and to envision educational pathways forward for 2021 and beyond. See below for details on the panel moderator and provocateurs.

Session Date: 14 December 2020

Time: 10.00am-12.00pm (CET)




Philip Joos                                          Anastasia Kopita

Chair Education Committee                Vice-chair Education Committee

Accounting Education Futures: A Post-pandemic Provocation


Session Moderator:

Adrian Zicari (Essec Business School, Paris)

Adrián Zicari is Professor in the Accounting and Management Control department at ESSEC Business School. He is Academic Director of the Council on Business & Society. His work appears in several academic journals: Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Cleaner Production, Comptabilité-Contrôle-Audit, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management. He is also honorary representative of Buenos Aires City in Paris.




Emmanuelle Le Nagard (Essec Business School, Paris)

Associate Dean for Pedagogy, ESSEC Paris Professor in the Marketing Department. Her work appears in several academic journals: Journal of Business Research, Journal of Product Innovation Management, and Journal of Product and Brand Management, among others. She has presided the Association Française de Marketing


Andria Hill (University of Central Florida, USA)

Andria Hill is a doctoral candidate in the Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting at the University of Central Florida. Andria’s current research interests focus on the judgments and decisions of investors with respect to sustainability reporting. Andria is a licensed CPA, and she has professional experience in financial reporting, managerial accounting, and public accounting.


Gregory Stoner (University of Glasgow, Scotland)

Greg is a Professor of Accounting with primary research interests in the history of accounting, the accounting profession, accounting education and the impact and utilisation of information systems in accounting practice and higher education. He is Head of Accounting and Finance of the Adam Smith Business School. Greg is currently Editor for Accounting Education and Chair of the British Accounting and Finance Association Accounting Education Special Interest Group.


Boniswa Madikizela (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)

Boniswa Madikizela is a senior lecturer and member of management in the Department of Accountancy at the University of Johannesburg (UJ). Further, she is a member of the UJ Council, a trustee of the UJ Pension Fund, a member of the UJ Pension Fund Investment Committee and outside UJ she is a non-executive director of Allan Gray Group (Pty) Ltd Audit Committee, Allan Gray Nominees (RF) (Pty) Ltd and Allan Gray Unit Trust Management (RF) (Pty) Ltd. Boniswa is a qualified Chartered Accountant who developed her professional career as a problem solver in CIB, Standard Bank South Africa. Born and raised in a female-only household, Boniswa celebrates the success that women have achieved so far in uplifting communities and hopes that her efforts in the education and training space can have the same uplifting and sustainable impact on individuals and communities.


João Paulo Resende de Lima (University of São Paulo, Brazil)

João Paulo is currently a doctoral student in the Postgraduate Program in Controllership and Accounting at the Faculty of Economics, Administration and Accounting at the University of São Paulo (FEA / USP). Member of the FEA Nucleus for Research on GENRE, RACE and Sexuality – GENERAS and of NUPECON / ESAN – Center for Research and Studies in Management Control. Author of articles and book chapters mainly on the theme of teaching identity and experience in graduate school. He has completed research on the academic environment, student performance of students entering higher education through affirmative actions, teacher training, the relationship between tutor and student. Member from the International Committee of ‘Qualitative Research and Critical Accounting (QRCA) 2019: A Latin American Conference’ and the Organizing Committee of Gender, Work and Organization: A South American Workshop.

Nick McGuigan (Monash University, Australia)

Associate Professor Nick McGuigan is an award-winning accounting educator who works as an innovator, instigator and disruptor to create future-oriented business education programs that focus on innovation, creativity and design thinking. He is the recipient of the prestigious 2019 Aspen Institute Global ‘Ideas Worth Teaching’ Award. Nick researches in the areas of integrated reporting, integrated thinking, diversity and social justice, learning technologies, design, systems networks and regenerative accounting, where he publishes in leading journals across the field.





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