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Professor Grant Samkin

Grant Samkin

Professor of Accounting
Doctoral Convenor, School of Accounting, Finance & Economics (SAFE)

Qualifications: BCompt DCompt South Africa, MComm (cum laude) Durban-Westville

About Grant

Grant spent a number of years as a Chartered Accountant in practice and in commerce and industry, during which time he held a senior position with a subsidiary of one of South Africa's largest construction companies. Grant works in the New Zealand Institute for Business Research (NZIBR)’s Accounting Research Group, and his research interests include issues surrounding non-financial reporting, including intellectual capital and sustainability.

He is a member of both the South African and New Zealand Institutes of Chartered Accountants.

Recent Publications

  • Lai, A., & Samkin, G. (2017). Accounting history in diverse settings - an introduction. Accounting History, 22(3), 265-273. doi:10.1177/1032373217713062

  • Verhoef, G., & Samkin, G. (2017). The accounting profession and education: The development of disengaged activity in accounting in South Africa. Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal, 30(6), 1370-1398. doi:10.1108/AAAJ-08-2015-2192

  • Nyamori, R., Abdul-Rahaman, A. S., & Samkin, G. (2017). Accounting, auditing and accountability research in Africa: Recent governance developments and future directions. Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal, 30(6), 1206-1229. doi:10.1108/AAAJ-05-2017-2949

  • Liyanapathirana, N., Samkin, G., Low, M., & Davey, H. (2016). Developing written and video vignettes - as research tools in ethics decision making. In 2016 Auckland Region Accounting (ARA) Conference. Auckland, New Zealand.

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Contact Details

Email: grantsam@waikato.ac.nz
Room: MSB.3.07
Phone: +64 7 837 9257