Professor of Accounting
Dr Chris van Staden is a Professor of Accounting at AUT. He teaches courses in Financial Accounting, Social and Environmental Accounting and Research Methods to undergraduate and post graduate students.
Professor van Staden's research focuses on the disclosure of financial information, especially environmental and social disclosures. He has published in international refereed accounting and management journals including Accounting, Organizations and Society, the Journal of Management, European Accounting Review, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, British Accounting Review, the Journal of Cleaner Production, Accounting and Business Research, Accounting and Finance, Accounting Forum, the Australian Accounting Review and Pacific Accounting Review, amongst others.
He regularly presents his research at international conferences, including the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) annual conferences, the Asia–Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conferences, and the Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research conferences. He also presents his research at seminars at Australian and European universities.
Professor van Staden serves on the AFAANZ board and has been co-chair of the Technical Committee for the 2014 and 2015 AFAANZ conferences and is the New Zealand President elect. He is an associate editor for Accounting and Business Research and serves on the editorial boards of Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Issues in Accounting Education, Accounting and Finance, Accounting Forum and Meditari Accounting Research. He also reviews papers for a whole range of international journals.