The third Stockholm-Uppsala Gröjer seminars (as the first three events were called) took place at the island of Sandhamn on the outer rim of the Stockholm archipelago on the 2-3 of May 2013. This year’s speaker was Wai Fong Chua, Professor at the University of New South Wales, Australian School of Business.
Professor Chua has published widely in international journals including the Accounting Review; Accounting, Organizations and Society; Contemporary Accounting Research and the Journal of Management Accounting Research. She is an editor for Accounting, Organizations and Society, a tier one international journal. In 2008, Professor Chua received the Outstanding Contribution to the Accounting Research Literature award from the Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand.
Wai Fong Chua is currently the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students – formerly Enterprise Systems) at the University of New South Wales. She holds a first class honours degree and a Phd from Sheffield University. Professor Chua was also awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland in 2008. She has been a Professor at UNSW since 1994 and was Head of the School of Accounting from 2000-2006 and the Senior Associate Dean of the Australian School of Business from 2006-2010.