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Thanh (Moon) Phan

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  • Title: Doctor
  • Position: Lecturer - Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance
  • Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce - Accounting (Honours), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Areas of Expertise

  • Management accounting


Thanh (Moon) Phan has extensive experience teaching undergraduate and postgraduate subjects in the management accounting and financial accounting areas. 

Moon's research interests include activity based management practices, organisational life cycle, environmental management practices, and environmental management accounting. She has presented her research at both domestic and international conferences, and her research papers have been published in peer-reviewed A-ranked academic journals.

Moon holds a Bachelor degree in Commerce - Accounting from Macquarie University with a number of outstanding academic performance certificates and scholarships awarded. She also holds an Honours degree in Accounting with first class honours and a PhD in Accounting.

Professional Certifications:

  • Certificate of completion of the Foundations of University Learning and Teaching with University of Western Sydney


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) -Accounting: (Macquarie University)
  • Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting (Honours): (Macquarie University)
  • Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting: (Macquarie University)

Research grants

  • Macquarie University Postgraduate Research Fund 2016 ($4269.25)


journal toggle icon open Refereed Journal Articles

  • Phan, T., Baird, K. and Su, S. (forthcoming). ‘Environmental activity management: Its use and impact on environmental performance’, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. [ABDC A-ranked]
  • Phan, T., Baird, K. and Su, S. (2017). ‘The use and effectiveness of environmental management accounting’, Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 355 - 374. [ABDC A-ranked]
  • Phan, T. and Baird, K. (2015), 'The comprehensiveness of environmental management systems: the influence of institutional pressures and the impact on environmental performance', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 160, pp. 45 - 56. [ABDC A-ranked]
  • Phan, T., Baird, K. and Blair, B. (2014), 'The use and success of activity-based management practices at different organisational life cycle stages', International Journal of Production Research, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 787 - 803. [ABDC A-ranked]

conference toggle icon open Conferences and Presentations

  • Phan, T., Baird, K. and Su, S. (2016). ‘Environmental activity management: its use and impact on environmental performance’. Paper presented at the 28th Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues, Hawaii, USA.
  • Phan, T., Baird, K. and Su, S. (2016). ‘The use of environmental management accounting in Australia’. Paper presented at the International Conference on Business and Social Sciences, Kyoto Research Park, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Presented the Honours research proposal at the national Honours Colloquium at the Australian National University, Aug 2009.
  • Attended the AFAANZ Conference in New Zealand, Jul 2010