Paul Coram

Professor Paul Coram

Professor

Adelaide Business School

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Paul Coram is a Professor of Accounting. His research focuses on the effect of auditing and financial accounting information on decision-making through behavioural research methods. His research has been published in leading international journals, including Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, for which he currently serves on the editorial board. Paul has participated in several significant research collaborations with various professional and commercial organisations, including two ARC Linkage Grant projects. Paul qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Adelaide and originally worked as an auditor. He has strong ongoing links with the accounting profession, particularly with the Institute of Chartered Accountants through Regional Council service and also by providing advice on their education programs. Paul is committed to ensuring the quality and scholarship of accounting education. He was the inaugural winner of the Pearson Accounting Lecturer of the Year Award and serves on the editorial board of Issues in Accounting Education.

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2021 Co-Supervisor Does asset specific sunk cost always inhibit outsourcing? An experimental investigation into core competency and complex sunk investments Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Yalin Han
    2020 Principal Supervisor WHO’S GOT YOUR BACK? AUDIT COMMITTEE INFLUENCE ON INTERNAL AUDIT DECISION MAKING AND COMMITMENT. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Katherine Fordham
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 - 2022 Principal Supervisor THE EFFECTS OF KEY AUDIT MATTERS AND AUDIT MATERIALITY DISCLOSURES ON AUDITORS’ AND INVESTORS’ FAIR VALUE RELATED JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Jin Ma
    2016 - 2020 Principal Supervisor Essays on Economic and Behavioural Consequences of CSR Reporting Regulations Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Abdifatah Ahmed Haji
  • Position: Professor
  • Phone: 83131119
  • Email: paul.coram@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 83130170
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Nexus 10, floor 13
  • Org Unit: Accounting

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