Dr Louise Gracia
Professor of Accounting
(Accounting Group)

Louise is a Professorial Teaching Fellow at WBS publishing her research in top accounting and education journals and presenting at key education conferences including the SRHE Annual Conference.

She is a winner of The Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence (WATE, 2013) and was formerly the Director of the highly ranked BSc Accounting & Finance degree at WBS. Louise teaches on the Uundergraduate Programme and is the internal examiner for 'Business Taxation' and the highly innovative 'Accounting Inquiry' modules. Louise has won an award for her outstanding contribution to UG teaching each year since 2009 and is consistently ranked by student evaluations as one of the top performing lecturers within WBS.

Prior to joining WBS she held the position of Senior Lecturer and Senior Tutor at the University of South Wales for eleven years. She also spent a number of years at Touche Ross & Co (now Deloitte) within the Audit and Forensic Accounting departments. She is a member of examination team for CIPFA and ACCA; an External Examiner for the University of London and a Fellow of Higher Education Academy.

Research Interests

Accounting education; emotions and learning; inclusive higher education policy; social accounting; academic dishonesty; tax regulation.