CRAIG DEEGAN is Professor of Accounting at the University of Tasmania. Craig was formerly a Chartered Accountant in practice. Craig has published in many leading international accounting research journals, predominantly in the area of social and environmental accountability. His work has attracted in excess of 25,000 citations (as per Google Scholar) making him one of the most highly cited accounting researchers internationally. He has been the recipient of numerous prestigious national research and educational awards.
Craig regularly provides research expertise to corporations, government, and industry bodies on issues pertaining to financial accounting and corporate social and environmental accountability. Craig is also the author of the leading financial accounting textbooks, Financial Accounting (now in its 9th edition with Mc Graw Hill), Financial Accounting Theory (now in its fourth edition with Mc Graw Hill), and An Introduction to Accounting: Accountability in Organisations and Society (with Cengage Learning). In September 2020, one of Craig’s book was awarded the prestigious individual award of Outstanding Tertiary and VET Resource across all disciplines by Educational Publishing Awards Australia.