Dr Iwi Ugiagbe-Green
About Dr Iwi Ugiagbe-Green
Iwi has worked at Leeds Beckett University in a wide range of financial administration and professional accounting and accounting education roles since 2000. She is an early career researcher of accounting education and an impassioned advocate of research-informed teaching.
Iwi has worked as a management accountant, financial accountant and tax accountant over a period of more than ten years, following the completion of her first degree in Accountancy and Finance. Following intermittent periods of teaching AAT (all levels) and HND Level Business, Marketing and Management on a part time basis,(whilst working as an accountant), she made the decision to move into accounting education full time in 2008. Since then she has taught a wide range of modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level including; financial accounting, management accounting, international business finance, corporate law and finance, finance and economics in sport. She was Course Leader for BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance between September 2012 and September 2014.
Currently, Iwi is Course Director of the Postgraduate course portfolio within the subject area of Accounting and Finance.
Iwi currently teaches:
- Contemporary Issues (H7)
- Accounting Issues (H6)
- Management Accounting Information Management (H7)
She also supervises postgraduate dissertations, in the areas of accounting education, professionalism, professional training and technology-mediated learning and working environments.
Iwi's research interests are quite broad. Of particular interest are the research areas of professional accounting education, professional identity and socialisation, professional competency development and assessment and technology- mediated learning and assessment environments.
Iwi is currently working in collaboration with other early career researchers and prominent researchers in the field of accounting education. Her work seeks, to influence perspectives and critical thinking relating to the issues associated with accounting education and professional training and their contribution to wider society. Significantly, issues identified through this research are embedded back into course provision for which she has responsibility.