Staff profile - Luckmika Perera

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Dr Luckmika Perera

Position: Director Of Teaching
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: BL Deakin Business School
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 925 17321 +61 3 925 17321


Biography summary

An experienced practioner and academic in the areas of Accounting, Information Systems and Education.


  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Information Systems), Manchester Metropolitan Univ., 2003
  • Master of Accountancy, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 2005
  • Master of Commerce, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 2005
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2008
  • Master of Education (Education Leadership & Admin), Deakin University, 2015
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Swinburne Univ. of Technology, 2015

Career highlights

  • Associate Lecturer in Accounting - 2006
  • Lecturer in Accounting - 2007
  • Discipline Coordinator - 2011
  • Senior Lecturer in Accounting - 2014
  • PhD in Accounting - 2014
  • Director of Teaching - 2015


  • Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants
  • Member of Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • Member of CAANZ
  • Member of CPA Australia

Professional activities

  • Panel member for CPA Professional Level Programs (CBI Segment)
  • Educational and Business Consultant and Trainer
  • Panel member for CA Pathways programs
  • Ex Academic Board Member (Pro-Bono) for external institution

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Teaching Interests

  • Accounting Theory
  • Conceptual and Contemporary Issues in Accounting
  • Environmental and Social Accounting
  • Critical Perspectives
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Accounting Information Systems

Subjects and units currently teaching

  • Accounting and Society
  • Accounting Theory
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Introductory Accounting
  • Ethics and Professional Practice
  • Enterprise Risk Management

Knowledge areas

  • Accounting Theory
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Financial Accounting and Earnings management
  • Environmental and Social Accounting
  • Accounting Emancipation and Critical Perspectives
  • Accounting Information Systems


Research interests

  • Social and Environmental Accounting
  • Earnings Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Critical Perspectives in Accounting
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Research grants

Exploratory study of the use of iPod for delivery of courses and student learning. (With S. Dellaportas, P. Richardson & R. Richardson) – 2008 to 2009 : $22000 (Faculty Grant – Business and Law, Deakin University)

Stereotypical perceptions of accounting professionals, students and academics about the profession (With. S. Dellaportas, P.Richardson & R. Richardson) ) – 2008 to 2009 : $8000 (Faculty Grant – Business and Law, Deakin University)

Exploring Models of Accounting Education and IESs Adoption by Professional Bodies and Tertiary Institutions in Australia, Japan and Sri Lanka (With K.Watty & S. Sugahara) – 2010 to 2011: $30000 (IFAC International Grant)

The association with student performance and introduction of a new LMS (With K. Watty, G. Wines and L. Ngo) – 2011: $2500 (School of AEF Grant – Business and Law, Deakin University)

Legitimacy, Data Visualisation and Business Analytics (With J. Cybulski, Y Boo and M. Namvar) - 2012: 8500 (ICAA Grant)

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