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About Jennifer L Harrison

Dr Jennifer Harrison BBus (with Dist.) Hons I (SCU) PhD (UNE)
Dr Jennifer Harrison is a Senior Lecturer in the Southern Cross School of Business and Tourism based at the Gold Coast Campus of Southern Cross University, Australia. Her current school service positions include Department Head, Accounting, Finance and Quantitative Methods and School Director of Research Training. Dr Harrison has over a decade of higher education experience teaching subjects such as business finance, managerial economics, research methods, quantitative methods and introductory accounting at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She holds a Southern Cross University Medal and served as Department Head, Accounting, Finance and Quantitative Methods for the Southern Cross Business School for the 3 year period 2012-2014. With over 35 research publications in entrepreneurship, strategy, management, accounting, finance and marketing, Jennifer has a multidisciplinary understanding of business. As methodological consultant and data analyst, she has been actively involved in a wide range of consulting projects across a variety of industries including banking, agriculture, software development and sport and fitness and for firms such as Microsoft and the Chandler McLeod Group. She has also held a position on the board of the not-for-profit Northern Rivers Social Development Council. Prior to entering academia, she held accounting positions in the advertising industry. Dr Harrison’s current research interests are focused on two main areas: (1) voluntary financial disclosures of listed companies, and (2) social and sustainability investments. She supervises a number of higher degree research students in related topics.


Present Senior Lecturer, Southern Cross University School of Business and Tourism


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Locked Mail Bag 4
Coolangatta QLD
Australia 4225
Phone: (+61 7) 5589 3064
Fax: (+61 7) 5589 3701


Journal articles (21)

Book chapters (1)

Conferences (33)