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Gary Hecht Research Professor in Accounting, Accounting & Data Analytics

Gary holds a PhD in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is currently on staff at the same institution. Gary's particular areas of expertise is around behavioural accounting. He is also leading an initiative at Illinois to incorporate a suite of data analytics subjects into the graduate accounting major. He has 6 top tier A* publications in Accounting since 2011 including publications in the prestigious Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Gary will be visiting La Trobe Business School twice a year as a Visiting Research Professor in Accounting from December 2016. During his visit, Gary will present research workshops and will also be available to mentor junior academic staff.

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