Staff listing

Find out more about staff members at Deakin Business School's Department of Finance. Here you can see staff profiles, link through to their publications and get in touch.


Head of Department
Professor Ed Lin

Director of Research
Dr Edward Podolski

Director of HDR
Dr Saikat Sovan Deb

Director of International
Associate Professor Harminder Singh

Director of Teaching 
Professor Monica Keneley

Director of Industry Engagement
Dr Nicole Johnston


Associate Professors

Senior Lecturers


Associate Lecturer

Administrative staff

Current HDR students

P = Principal
A = Associate

Name Thesis title Supervisor
Maryam Akbari NasiriA multi-stage stochastic programming framework for international portfolio management with hedging strategiesParesh Narayan (P)

Sagarika Mishra (A) 

Susan Sharma (A)
Deepa BannigidadmathThree essays on commodity marketsParesh Narayan (P)

Huson Ali Ahmed (A)

Susan Sharma (A) 

Kannan Thuraisamy (A)
Michael Dominic D'RosarioThree essays on Telecommunications EconomicsParesh Narayan (P)
Neluka DevpuraThree essays on Asset PricingParesh Narayan (P)

Susan Sharma (A)
Desmond DinamaThe Impact of Environmental Issues on Market ValueRichard Reed (P)

Kimberley James (A)
Junaidah JailaniAn Investigation into Human Barriers to the Implementation of Sustainability in Commercial Office BuildingsRichard Reed (P)

Kimberley James (A)
Duc Anh LeDoes firm conversion from public to private alter tax aggressive strategies?Harminder Singh (P)

Li Liu (A)
Van Anh MaiMarketing capability and asset pricingHarminder Singh (P)

Tze Ang (A)
Tushar PandeyFarmer Producer Organizations as business Enterprise for small farmers in IndiaParesh Narayan (P)

Susan Sharma (A)

Pramod Joshi (A)
Kathryn RyanCost Escalation in Home RenovationRichard Reed (P)

Ameeta Jain (A)

Chyi Lin Lee (A)
Shaun Edmund Buckland StevensonThe long-term performance of REIT IPOs: Evidence from Australia and AsiaBill Dimovski (P)

Huson Ali Ahmed (A)
Qile TanThe underpricing and long term performance of Chinese infrastructure IPOsBill Dimovski (P)

Victor Fang (A)
Dianne ThomsonAre mutual organisational structures in the finance sector really dead?Monica Keneley (P)

Abdul Hayat Muhammad (A)
Vuong Thao TranLiquidity Creation, Capital and Bank ProfitabilityChien-Ting Lin (P)

Hoa Nguyen (A)
Xianan ZhangCan "home-bias" puzzle in security selection be explained by investor sentiment?Xinwei Zheng (P)

Daisy Doan (A)