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John Dumay

  • PhD
  • Associate Professor of Accounting
  • Macquarie University
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John Dumay is an Associate Professor of Accounting is a leading international scholar on accounting for intangibles and intellectual capital. This reputation is recognised in his role as the Australasian Editor of the Journal of Intellectual Capital. His research activities closely link to practice though interventionist research studies, whereby academics “get their hands dirty” alongside managers and accountants to solve real-world problems. This research contributes to understanding accounting for intangibles and intellectual capital from academic and practice perspectives. Additionally, John has a strong record of accomplishment in producing quality academic research outputs being the author or co-author of over 50 peer reviewed articles in leading international journals such as Accounting Auditing & Accountability Journal, British Accounting Review, Financial Accountability & Management, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Journal of Business Ethics and Public Management Review. He work has won five Highly Commended Paper awards. More importantly, his co-authored 2012 article “Reflections and Projections: A decade of Intellectual Capital Accounting Research” (British Accounting Review) won the Emerald Journal’s Citation of Excellence Award as “one of the most highly cited and highly influential papers published in 2012 relating to the areas of Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Economics and Marketing”.

Recent publications

  • Sustainability Risk Disclosure Practices of Listed Companies in Australia

    • Dumay J
    • Hossain M
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  • Thirty years of Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal: A critical study of the journal’s most cited articles

    • Dumay J
    • de Villiers C
    • Guthrie J
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Associate Professor of Accounting

Macquarie University

December 2013 - Present

Senior Lecturer

University of Sydney

December 2009 - November 2013(4 years)


Doctor of Philosophy (Economics)

University of Sydney

March 2006 - April 2008(2 years)


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