Gregory Liyanarachchi

Associate Professor

Specialty area(s)

Financial Accounting

Brief biography

Education: Sri Lanka, USA, and New Zealand;
Teaching: All areas of accounting with special interest in financial accounting
Research: Behavioral research in the areas of accountability, professionalism and ethics; history of accounting and accountability in ancient societies

Current courses at UWL

ACC 421 (Advanced) & ACC 221 (Principles)

Teaching history

Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Accounting Theory, Accounting History, and Issues in Accounting Research (Graduate level)
Consolidations/Group Financial Statements (Executive Education)
Prior to UWL, taught accounting in Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Canada, and the USA.

Professional history

Member, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

Research and publishing

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Ph.D., University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
MAcc., Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA
BCom., University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka