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Dr Christine Contessotto

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

Office of the Exec Dean B&L

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2016

Contact

c.contessotto@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 925 17288

Biography

Christine is the Associate Dean Teaching & Learning (ADTL) in the Faculty of Business and Law and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting.  Prior to her ADTL role, Christine was the Director of Teaching in the Accounting Department. She has extensive experience in the tertiary sector, including 7 years at Monash, sessional teaching at RMIT and over 15 years at TAFE. Christine is a strong proponent of active learning, authentic activities, and assessment. She is a Chartered Accountant having worked in audit and accounting roles before joining academia.

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Research interests

  • Auditing and Assurance

Affiliations

  • Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ).
  • Member, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ).
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member, International Journal of Auditing (IJA).

Teaching interests

  • Financial Accounting
  • Auditing and Assurance
  • Accounting and Society

Awards

  • Vice Chancellors’ Award for Teaching Excellence, Deakin University, 2017.

Publications

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2022

The reciprocal nature of Assessment-as-Learning and feedback literacy: case studies from higher education in Australia

Christine Contessotto, Joanna Tai, Janine McBurnie, Kelli Nicola-Richmond, Petra Brown

(2022), pp. 1-17, Assessment as learning : maximising opportunities for student learning and achievement, London, Eng., B1

book chapter
2021

How do audit team industry and client-specific experience impact audit effort and audit fees?

C Contessotto, W Knechel, R Moroney

(2021), Vol. 25, pp. 249-268, International journal of auditing, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

The association between audit manager and auditor-in-charge experience, effort and risk responsiveness

C Contessotto, W Knechel, Robyn Moroney

(2019), Vol. 38, pp. 121-147, Auditing: a journal of practice and theory, Lakewood Ranch, Fla., C1

journal article
2014

The association between audit committee effectiveness and audit risk

C Contessotto, R Moroney

(2014), Vol. 54, pp. 393-418, Accounting & finance, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

KPMG Research Fellow in Integrated Reporting

Prof Anne Wyatt, Prof Barry Cooper, Dr Christine Contessotto, A/Prof Luckmika Perera, Dr Samuel Cheung

  • 2020: $96,558
  • 2019: $193,117
  • 2018: $193,117
  • 2017: $193,117
  • 2016: $96,558

Key Audit Matters, Materiality Thresholds and Financial Reporting Quality

Dr Christine Contessotto, Dr Shireenjit Johl

  • 2016: $4,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report