Sheila Killian


Contact Details

Director, Principles for Responsible Management Education
E: sheila.killian@ul.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Professor Sheila Killian is section co-editor of the Journal of Business Ethics, and serves on the editorial boards of Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal; Accounting, Finance & Governance Review; Accounting Forum and Critical Perspectives on Accounting. Her research is mainly qualitative, and addresses issues of social sustainability, accountability and the common good, with a focus on professional expertise, tax policy and business school education. See http://www.ul.ie/business/arc 

Sheila teaches corporate finance and corporate social responsibility, mainly at postgraduate level. She has also taught these subjects at Aalto University in Finland, and at University of the Witwatersrand and Rhodes University in South Africa.

She is currently Director, Principles for Responsible Management Education 
at the Kemmy Business School. Her past roles include Assistant Dean, Research; Head of Department; Course Director; and Head of AACSB Accreditation. Prior to joining the University of Limerick, She worked as a tax advisor with Arthur Andersen, KPMG and Ernst & Young, and in airfinance and educational software development. Her  primary degree is in Maths, from NUI Galway. She holds a masters in Business Studies from UCC, and a PhD in Taxation from UCD. She also has qualifications in international teaching from IMD, and in CSR from the ILO and Boston College. Professionally, she qualified as a Chartered Accountant and as an associate of the Institute of Taxation of Ireland.  She has published numerous peer-reviewed research papers and book chapters, and is the author of Corporate Social Responsibility: a Guide with Irish Experiences.

See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOaq3Ylio9E

                                                                                                                         

Research Interests

Sheila Killian's research is loacted within the ARC Accountability Research Cluster at the KBS< and centres on issues of the public interest, fairness and the common good as they intersect with business and financial public policy. This takes in work on accountability and sustainability, corporate responsibility, and the impact of "expert" power. Current research projects underway include:

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the role of tax professional experts in the wider tax ecosystem 
 - responsibility and sustainability in management education
 - new media and social reporting
 - the role of regulation and soft law in influencing environmental outcomes
 - the role of financial expertise in society, and its relationship with the state
 - professionalisation and the emergence of professions
 - ethics and spirituality in financial contexts
 - taxation and social enterprise
 - accounting and the sustainable development goals
 - accountability and accounting technologies in non-financial settings

She has published one book, five commissioned reports, nine book chapters and peer-reviewed articles is the following journals:  
(Accounting, Organizations & Society; Critical Perspectives on Accounting; Journal of Social Entrepreneurship; Trocaire Development Review; e-Journal of Taxation Research; The Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences; Accountancy Business and the Public Interest; Irish Business Journal; Journal of Legal Tax Research; Social Responsibility Journal, Journal Of Accounting, Ethics And Public Policy.)



 

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'Social Media for Social Good: Student engagement for the SDGs'
Killian S.;Lannon J.;Murray L.;Avram G.;Giralt M.;O'Riordan S. (2019) 'Social Media for Social Good: Student engagement for the SDGs'. The International Journal of Management Education, 17 (3) [DOI] [Details]
2019 'Taxation and Social Enterprise: Constraint or Incentive for the Common Good'
Killian S.;O¿Regan P. (2019) 'Taxation and Social Enterprise: Constraint or Incentive for the Common Good'. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 10 (1):1-18 [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Responsible management education: Mapping the field in the context of the SDGs'
Storey, M,Killian, S,O'Regan, P (2017) 'Responsible management education: Mapping the field in the context of the SDGs'. International Journal Of Management Education, 15 :93-103 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Social accounting and the co-creation of corporate legitimacy'
Killian, S,O'Regan, P (2016) 'Social accounting and the co-creation of corporate legitimacy'. Accounting Organizations And Society, 50 :1-12 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'For lack of accountability: The logic of the price in Ireland's Magdalen Laundries'
Killian, S (2015) 'For lack of accountability: The logic of the price in Ireland's Magdalen Laundries'. Accounting Organizations And Society, 43 :17-32 [DOI] [Details]
2014 '‘Professionals who understand’: Expertise, public interest and societal risk governance'
O'Regan, P. ; Killian, S. (2014) '‘Professionals who understand’: Expertise, public interest and societal risk governance'. Accounting Organizations And Society, 39 (8):615-631 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Crossed lines: two cases of tax policy incoherence'
sheila killian (2013) 'Crossed lines: two cases of tax policy incoherence'. e-Journal of Tax Research, 11 (3):375-385 [Details]
2010 'Critical perspectives on taxation'
Rebecca Boden, Sheila Killian, Emer Mulligan and Lynne Oates (2010) 'Critical perspectives on taxation'. Critical Perspectives On Accounting, [DOI] [Details]
2010 'No accounting for these people: Shell in Ireland and accounting language'
Killian S. (2010) 'No accounting for these people: Shell in Ireland and accounting language'. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 21 (8):711-723 [DOI] [Details]
2009 'Tax Justice: The Impact of Global Tax on Developing Countries and the Role Ireland Can Play, , Vol 25, 2009'
Killian, S; McNair, D; Killian, S; Collison, M; Bradshaw, F; Cumming, M (2009) 'Tax Justice: The Impact of Global Tax on Developing Countries and the Role Ireland Can Play, , Vol 25, 2009'. TROCAIRE DEVELOPMENT REVIEW, 25 [Details]
2008 'Small Business Tax in a Big Business Economy: Perceptions of Irish SMEs'
Killian, S; Karlinsky, S; Arendse, J (2008) 'Small Business Tax in a Big Business Economy: Perceptions of Irish SMEs'. IRISH BUSINESS JOURNAL, 4 (1):5-14 [Details]
2008 'Taxing Thoughts: Ireland, Tax Competition and the Cost of Intellectual Capital'
Killian, S; Mullins, M (2008) 'Taxing Thoughts: Ireland, Tax Competition and the Cost of Intellectual Capital'. ACCOUNTANCY BUSINESS AND THE PUBLIC INTEREST, 7 (1):70-91 [Details]
2008 'Adding shareholder value through dividend policy : UK evidence on tax-based shareholder clienteles'
Killian, S (2008) 'Adding shareholder value through dividend policy : UK evidence on tax-based shareholder clienteles'. THE JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL SCIENCES, 2 (1):57-70 [Details]
2007 'Mixed Blessing of Being Designated a Small Business: a four country comparison'
Killian, S; Karlinsky, S; Arendse, J; Payne, G (2007) 'Mixed Blessing of Being Designated a Small Business: a four country comparison'. JOURNAL OF LEGAL TAX RESEARCH, 5 (1):16-34 [Details]
2006 'The Irish Carbon Tax: A lost Opportunity?'
Stapleton, M; Lenihan, H; Killian, S; O'Sullivan, B (2006) 'The Irish Carbon Tax: A lost Opportunity?'. SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY JOURNAL, 2 (1):23-36 [Details]
2006 'Where's the harm in tax competition?. Lessons from US multinationals in Ireland'
Killian S. (2006) 'Where's the harm in tax competition?. Lessons from US multinationals in Ireland'. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 17 (8):1067-1087 [DOI] [Details]
2005 'Tax aggression among tax professionals: the case of South Africa'
Killian, S; Doyle, E (2005) 'Tax aggression among tax professionals: the case of South Africa'. JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING, ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY, 4 (3):159-189 [Details]
2004 'Revenue approaches to Income Tax Evasion: a comparative study of Ireland and South Africa'
Killian, S; Kolitz, M (2004) 'Revenue approaches to Income Tax Evasion: a comparative study of Ireland and South Africa'. JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING, ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY, 4 (4):235-257 [Details]
2003 'Environmental Taxes and the Double Dividend Hypothesis, A Case Study from Ireland'
Killian, S (2003) 'Environmental Taxes and the Double Dividend Hypothesis, A Case Study from Ireland'. AUSTRALIAN TAX FORUM, 18 (4) [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
2012 Corporate Social Responsibility: a Guide with Irish Experiences.
Sheila Killian (2012) Corporate Social Responsibility: a Guide with Irish Experiences. Dublin: Chartered Accountants Publishing. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2019 'Business Education for Sustainable Development'
Storey, M., Killian, S., O'Regan, P. (2019) 'Business Education for Sustainable Development' In: Walter Leal Filho (eds). Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education. Switzerland: Springer Cham. [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Taxing Thoughts'
Sheila Killian (2015) 'Taxing Thoughts' In: The Greatest Invention: Tax and the Campaign for a Just Society. Margate: Commonwealth Publishing. [Details]
2015 'On responsibility and tax policy: an exploration based on Ireland and Malawi'
Killian, Sheila (2015) 'On responsibility and tax policy: an exploration based on Ireland and Malawi' In: Measuring Up? Ireland's progress: past present and future. Dublin: Social Justice Ireland. [Details]
2014 'Young and Unlimited, Realising Talent: Kemmy Business School’s programmes with local schools'
Hynes, B., Kinsella, S. and Killian, S (2014) 'Young and Unlimited, Realising Talent: Kemmy Business School’s programmes with local schools' In: Inspirational Guide for the Implementation of PRME (UK and Ireland). London: Greenleaf. [Details]
2013 'Making Play Work: Classroom Use of a Board Game to Teach Corporate Social Responsibility'
Sheila Killian and John Lannon (2013) 'Making Play Work: Classroom Use of a Board Game to Teach Corporate Social Responsibility' In: Innovative Business School Teaching: Engaging the Millennial Generation. USA: Routledge. [Details]
2013 'Irish Tax Policy and Policy Capture'
Killian, Sheila (2013) 'Irish Tax Policy and Policy Capture' In: The Future We the People Need. New York: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. [Details]
2013 'Shell in Ireland'
Sheila Killian and Francis O'Donnell (2013) 'Shell in Ireland' In: The Dark Side 2: Critical Cases on the Downside of Business. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing. [Details]
2008 'Tax competition: Can Slovenia learn anything from Ireland?'
Killian, S; Cok, M; Valentinèi, A (2008) 'Tax competition: Can Slovenia learn anything from Ireland?' In: Taxation and Public Finance in Transition and Developing Economies. New York: Springer. [Details]
2007 'Stratégies de l’Afrique du Sud face à la fraude fiscale: perspective théorique'
Killian, Sheila and Kolitz, MAeve (2007) 'Stratégies de l’Afrique du Sud face à la fraude fiscale: perspective théorique' In: Évasion fiscale et pauvreté,Évasion fiscale et pauvreté. Belgium: CETRI (Centre tricontinental et Syllepse). [Details]
2006 'Revenue Services and environmental taxes: a comparative study of the Irish and South African approaches to a levy on plastic bags'
Killian, S (2006) 'Revenue Services and environmental taxes: a comparative study of the Irish and South African approaches to a levy on plastic bags' In: Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation III. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2019 Critical Perspectives on NGO Governance and Accountability
Lannon J; Walsh, J.N; Killian, S (2019) Accountability flows in International Development: Lessons from North-South NGO Partnerships Critical Perspectives on NGO Governance and Accountability Sheffiend, UK, , 01-MAY-19 - 01-MAY-19 [Details]
2019 European Accounting Association Annual Conference, 2019
Sheila Killian, Philip O'Regan, Veronica O'Regan, Dionysios Karavidas (2019) Ethics and Spirituality in the Field of Tax Experts European Accounting Association Annual Conference, 2019 [Details]
2019 PRME UK & Ireland 6th Annual Conference
Killian S.;Lannon J.;Murray L.;Avram G.;Giralt M.;O'Riordan S. (2019) Experiential Service Learning in a PRME Context PRME UK & Ireland 6th Annual Conference Leeds University, UK, , 09-JUL-19 [Details]
2018 Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, 2018
Laheen, Martin; Lynch, Ruth; Killian, Sheila; O’Regan, Philip (2018) Technical capitals in the formation of professional identity among tax experts Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, 2018 [Details]
2018 Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference, 2018
Sorola, Matthew; Killian, Sheila; O’Regan, Philip (2018) Exploring gendered differences and influences amongst tax professionals Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference, 2018 [Details]
2018 Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference, 2018
Laheen, Martin; Lynch, Ruth; Killian, Sheila; O’Regan, Philip (2018) The role of technical expertise in building professional identity Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference, 2018 [Details]
2018 Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference, 2018
Lynch, Ruth; Laheen, Martin; Killian, Sheila; O’Regan, Philip (2018) How client factors may influence tax aggression or tax innovation? Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference, 2018 [Details]
2018 CSEAR Italy Congress 2018
Killian, S., O'Regan, V., O'Regan, P. (2018) ‘Ethical Awareness and Spirituality in the field of tax work’ CSEAR Italy Congress 2018 University of Urbino, , 20-SEP-18 - 21-SEP-18 [Details]
2018 European Accounting Association Annual Congress, 2018
Lynch, Ruth; Laheen, Martin; Killian, Sheila; O'Regan, Philip (2018) The role of client factors in influencing tax aggression or innovation European Accounting Association Annual Congress, 2018 [Details]
2018 British Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference 2018
Lynch, Ruth; Laheen, Martin; Killian, Sheila; O'Regan, Philip (2018) When do client factors influence tax aggression or tax innovation? British Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference 2018 [Details]
2017 1st IESE-LUISS conference on Responsibility, Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship
Killian, Sheila; O'Regan, Philip (2017) Tax policy issues for social entrepreneurship 1st IESE-LUISS conference on Responsibility, Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship [Details]
2017 Shaping and Reshaping the Landscape of Teaching and Learning: Perspectives from the Shannon Consortium
Lannon, J., Killian S., Murray, S., Avram, G., O'Riordan, S. (2017) Building Resilience Through Expereintial Learning: A Case Study of Undergraduate Engagement with Community Organisations Shaping and Reshaping the Landscape of Teaching and Learning: Perspectives from the Shannon Consortium Limerick, [Details]
2016 7th EIASM Workshop on Accounting & Regulation
Killian, S.; O'Regan, P. (2016) Professional Expertise, Regulation and the Public Interest 7th EIASM Workshop on Accounting & Regulation [Details]
2016 IAFA Conference 2016
Killian, S.; O'Regan, P. (2016) Tax, Risk, Expertise and Society IAFA Conference 2016 [Details]
2016 CSEAR Ireland Conference 2016
Killian, S.; O'Regan, P. (2016) Tax, expertise and risk CSEAR Ireland Conference 2016 [Details]
2016 2016 KBS-CRAFiC Business Research Seminar
Killian, S.; O'Regan, P. (2016) Social Accounting and the Co-Creation of Corporate Legitimacy 2016 KBS-CRAFiC Business Research Seminar [Details]
2016 Professional Expertise, Regulation and the Public Interest
Killian, S.; O'Regan, P. (2016) 7th EIASM Workshop on Accounting & Regulation Professional Expertise, Regulation and the Public Interest [Details]
2016 Learning, Teaching & Student Experience 2016
Lannon, J; Killian, S; Murray, L (2016) Teaching Social Media for Social Good Learning, Teaching & Student Experience 2016 Conference Aston, Aston University, Birmingham, , 26-APR-16 - 27-APR-16 [Details]
2015 ABIS Annual Colloquium 2015
Killian, Sheila; O'Regan, Philip (2015) Tax Policy for Sustainability ABIS Annual Colloquium 2015 Bocconi, Milan, [Details]
2015 22nd Annual International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference
Storey, Meredith, Killian, Sheila; O'Regan, Philip (2015) Graduate Attributes for Responsibility and Sustainability: A Multinational Study of Employer Preference 22nd Annual International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference St. John's University, NYC, [Details]
2015 Christian Aid Conference on Taxation and Human Rights
Killian, Sheila (2015) Tax, Rights and Equality Christian Aid Conference on Taxation and Human Rights [Details]
2015 Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference
Killian, Sheila; O'Regan, Philip (2015) Social and Community Reporting: An Examination of Impact Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference [Details]
2015 Irish Accounting & Finance Annual Conference
Killian, Sheila; Gallery, Kieran (2015) Equality Budgeting and Taxation: An Irish Investigation Irish Accounting & Finance Annual Conference [Details]
2015 10th CSEAR Spain Conference
Killian, Sheila; O'Regan, Philip (2015) (2015) The Making of Tax Policy 10th CSEAR Spain Conference CICSMA and Pablo de Olavide University, Carmona, [Details]
2014 Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference
Sheila Killian (2014) A curated silence: Accounting lacunae and the Irish Magdalen Laundries Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference [Details]
2014 Critical Perspectives on Accounting
Sheila Killian (2014) “For lack of Accounting”: A Choreography of Silence around Ireland’s Magdalen Laundries Critical Perspectives on Accounting [Details]
2014 Critical Perspectives on Accounting
Lannon, J; Killian, S (2014) Audit, Risk and Renditions Critical Perspectives on Accounting Toronto, Canada, , 07-JUL-14 - 09-JUL-14 [Details]
2014 CSEAR Ecological Accounts Workshop
Killian, S.; O'Regan, P. (2014) Accounting for Absence CSEAR Ecological Accounts Workshop [Details]
2014 Rethinking Capitals Conference: Going beyond the financial – Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales
Sheila Killian (2014) Challenges and opportunities in inter-disciplinary accounting research Rethinking Capitals Conference: Going beyond the financial – Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales [Details]
2014 CSEAR Italy Annual Conference
Killian, Sheila; O'Regan, Philip (2014) The structuring impact of social reporting CSEAR Italy Annual Conference [Details]
2012 12th European Conference on e-Government
Sharon Briody and Sheila Killian (2012) The role of third-party reporting in improving tax compliance in e-commerce 12th European Conference on e-Government [Details]
2012 Development Association of Ireland Annual Conference
Sheila Killian (2012) Tax Matters Development Association of Ireland Annual Conference [Details]
2012 The Role of Third-Party Reporting in Improving Tax Compliance in eCommerce
Briody, S,Killian, S,Gasco, M (2012) PROCEEDINGS OF THE 12TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON EGOVERNMENT, VOLS 1 AND 2 The Role of Third-Party Reporting in Improving Tax Compliance in eCommerce , pp.119-127 [Details]
2010 PROCEEDINGS OF THE 10TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON EGOVERNMENT
Killian, S (2010) Some Thoughts on the Implementation of an International Currency Transaction tax PROCEEDINGS OF THE 10TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON EGOVERNMENT , pp.238-242 [Details]
2008 Tax Research Network Annual Conference
Burton, H., S. Karlinsky and S. Killian (2008) An Examination of the Perceptions of Tax Evasion Across Nations: United States, United Kingdom, Ireland and France Tax Research Network Annual Conference , 04-SEP-08 - 05-SEP-08 [Details]
2008 Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference
Gubbins, G. and S. Killian (2008) Fine wine as an asset class: modelling year on year returns Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference , 04-MAY-08 - 05-MAY-08 [Details]
2008 CTL Regional Teaching and Learning Series, University of Limerick
Killian, S (2008) Group projects in large technical classes: hazards and rewards CTL Regional Teaching and Learning Series, University of Limerick , 27-FEB-08 - 27-FEB-08 [Details]
2008 Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference
Killian, S (2008) No accounting for these people: on Shell, Rossport and the language of accounting Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference , 24-APR-08 - 26-APR-08 [Details]
2007 Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference
Killian, S, S. Karlinksy, J. Arendse and D. Coughlan, 2007, (2007) The Tax Burden on Small Business: Evidence from Irish SMEs . In: Simon Quinn eds. Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference , 09-MAY-07 - 10-MAY-07 [Details]
2007 Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference
Killian, Sheila (2007) Group Projects in Large Accounting/Finance Classes: Lessons from the Perceptions of Irish Undergraduate Students . In: Simon Quinn eds. Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference , 09-MAY-07 - 10-MAY-07 [Details]
2007 2007 Tax Research Network Conference
Killian, S., S. Karlinsky and J. Arendse (2007) Small business tax in a big business economy . In: Jane Frecknall Hughes eds. 2007 Tax Research Network Conference , 05-SEP-07 - 06-SEP-07 [Details]
2007 Invited seminar series
Killian, Sheila (2007) Pitfalls and opportunities in tax research Invited seminar series , 15-AUG-07 - 15-AUG-07 [Details]
2007 19th International Congress on Social and Environmental Accounting Research
Killian, Sheila (2007) Tax policy formation and democracy 19th International Congress on Social and Environmental Accounting Research , 03-SEP-07 - 05-SEP-07 [Details]
2007 Tax, Poverty and Finance for Development at the Word Social Forum
Killian, S. and Mullins, M. (2007) Taxing thoughts: tax competition and the cost of intellectual capital . In: Prof Prem Sikka eds. Tax, Poverty and Finance for Development at the Word Social Forum , 18-JAN-07 - 25-JAN-07 , pp.*-* [Details]
2006 American Taxation Association JATA Conference
Arendse, J., S. Karlinsky, S. Killian and G. Paynes (2006) Mixed Blessing of Being Designated a Small Business . In: * eds. American Taxation Association JATA Conference , 24-FEB-06 - 25-FEB-06 , pp.*-* [Details]
2006 World Economic Forum
Killian, S (2006) Open Forum panel on Tax Competition . In: * eds. World Economic Forum , 26-JAN-06 - 26-JAN-06 , pp.*-* [Details]
2006 Adding Value in the Financial World - a 2020 Perspective
Killian, S. (2006) Adding shareholder value through dividend policy: UK evidence on tax-based shareholder clienteles . In: Professor Gideon Els eds. Adding Value in the Financial World - a 2020 Perspective , 16-OCT-06 - 18-OCT-06 , pp.70-* [Details]
2006 Research seminar
Killian, S (2006) The nature and practice of tax research . In: * eds. Research seminar , 02-MAR-06 - 02-MAR-06 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 4th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility
Stapleton, M., Lenihan, H, Killian, S and B. O'Sullivan (2005) The Irish Carbon tax: a missed opportunity? . In: * eds. 4th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility London, , 07-SEP-05 - 09-SEP-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Irish Accounting & Finance Association, 18th Annual Conference
Stapleton, M., Lenihan, H. and Killian, S. (2005) An analysis of the carbon tax: should the Irish Government have introduced it? Irish Accounting & Finance Association, 18th Annual Conference University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, , 14-APR-05 - 15-APR-05 [Details]
2005 4th International Conference on Social Responsibility
Stapleton, M., Lenihan, H., Killian, S. and O'Sullivan, B (2005) The Irish Carbon Tax: a missed opportunity? 4th International Conference on Social Responsibility [Details]
2005 4th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility
Stapleton, M., Lenihan, H, Killian, S and B. O'Sullivan (2005) The Irish Carbon Tax: A Lost opportunity? . In: * eds. 4th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility , 07-SEP-05 - 09-SEP-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 18th Annual Irish Accounting & Finance Association Conference
Killian, S. and E. Doyle (2005) Tax agression among Irish tax professionals . In: * eds. 18th Annual Irish Accounting & Finance Association Conference , 04-APR-05 - 05-APR-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference
Killian, S. (2005) Where's the harm in tax competition? . In: * eds. Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference , 28-APR-05 - 29-APR-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Irish Accounting & Finance Association 18th Annual Conference
Killian, S. and E. Doyle (2005) Tax aggression among Irish tax professionals . In: * eds. Irish Accounting & Finance Association 18th Annual Conference , 14-APR-05 - 15-APR-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Irish Accounting & Finance Association 18th Annual Conference
Killian, S. and M. Kolitz (2005) Revenue approaches to Income Tax Evasion: a comparative study of Ireland and South Africa . In: * eds. Irish Accounting & Finance Association 18th Annual Conference , 14-APR-05 - 15-APR-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Irish Accounting & Finance Association 18th Annual Conference
Stapleton, M., H. Lenihan and S. Killian (2005) An analysis of the carbon tax: should the Irish Government have introduced it . In: * eds. Irish Accounting & Finance Association 18th Annual Conference , 14-APR-05 - 15-APR-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Tax Research Network Annual Conference
Arendse, J., Karlinsky, S., Killian, S. and Payne, G. (2005) Mixed blessing of being designated a small business . In: * eds. Tax Research Network Annual Conference , 08-SEP-05 - 10-SEP-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 CSEAR Summer School
Killian, S. Mullins M (2005) Foucault, technologies of tax, intellectual property and ideological hegemony . In: * eds. CSEAR Summer School , 03-SEP-05 - 08-SEP-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Tax Research Network Annual Conference
Arendse, J., S. Karlinsky, S. Killian and G. Payne, (2005) Mixed Blessing of Being Designated a Small Business . In: * eds. Tax Research Network Annual Conference , 01-SEP-05 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 Tax research network annual conference
Killian, S. and E. Doyle (2004) Tax aggression among tax professionals: the case of South Africa . In: * eds. Tax research network annual conference , 01-SEP-04 - 02-SEP-04 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 5th annual global conference on environmental taxation
Killian, S. (2004) Revenue Services and environmental taxes: a comparative study of the Irish and South African approaches . In: * eds. 5th annual global conference on environmental taxation , 01-SEP-04 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 Tax Research Network annual conference
Killian, S. and E. Doyle (2004) Tax aggression among tax professionals: the case of South Africa . In: * eds. Tax Research Network annual conference , 01-SEP-04 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 South African Finance Association Annual Conference
Sheila Killian (2004) Tax-Based Dividend Clienteles: evidence from the UK . In: * eds. South African Finance Association Annual Conference , 01-JAN-04 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 South African Accounting Association annual conference
Sheial Killian & Prof. M. Kolitz (2004) The SARS approach to Income Tax Evasion: a theoretical perspective . In: * eds. South African Accounting Association annual conference , 01-JUN-04 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2003 *
Killian, S. (2003) Environmental taxes - lessons for South Africa and Ireland . In: * eds. * , 01-SEP-03 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2003 *
Sheila Killian (2003) Environmental taxes lessons for South Africa and Ireland . In: * eds. * , 01-SEP-03 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2003 *
Sheila Killian (2003) Tax capitalisation v tax penalties LSE evidence . In: * eds. * , 01-AUG-03 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2003 Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference
Sheila Killian (2003) The Double Dividend Hypothesis A case study . In: * eds. Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference , 01-MAY-03 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2001 British Accounting Association Annual Conference
Sheila Killian (2001) Dividend policy among UK firms the effect of phasing out imputation . In: * eds. British Accounting Association Annual Conference , 01-MAR-01 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2001 Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference
Sheila Killian (2001) Using Email to build communities in large classes . In: * eds. Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference , 01-SEP-01 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2000 *
Killians, S. (2000) Data management from DataStream to SSS . In: * eds. * , 01-MAR-00 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2000 UL Department of Accounting & Finance Seminar
Sheila Killian (2000) Data management from DataStream to SPSS . In: * eds. UL Department of Accounting & Finance Seminar , 01-MAR-00 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1998 Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, Tax Research Seminar
Sheila Killian (1998) On Empirical Tax Research in the UK A partial review of the US Literature . In: * eds. Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, Tax Research Seminar , 01-SEP-98 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1997 Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference
Sheila Killian (1997) Taxation management by UK firms . In: * eds. Irish Accounting & Finance Association Annual Conference , 01-MAY-97 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1997 British Accounting Association Annual Conference
Sheila Killian (1997) Taxation management by UK firms . In: * eds. British Accounting Association Annual Conference , 01-MAR-97 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1996 British Accounting Association Annual Conference
Sheila Killian (1996) Earnings Management in response to UK changes . In: * eds. British Accounting Association Annual Conference , 01-MAR-96 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1995 Irish Accounting & Finance Association
Sheila Killian (1995) UK evidence of earnings management . In: * eds. Irish Accounting & Finance Association , 01-DEC-95 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1995 European Economics Seminar
Sheila Killian (1995) Irish Tax Reform . In: * eds. European Economics Seminar , 01-APR-95 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'The Gender Diversity Dividend'
Sheila Killian, Philip O' Regan, Ruth Lynch, Martin Laheen (2019) 'The Gender Diversity Dividend' Accountancy Plus, :26-27. [Details]
2017 'What makes tax professionals tick?'
Lynch, R.; Laheen, M.; Killian, S.; O'Regan, P.; (2017) 'What makes tax professionals tick?' CA Today, . [Details]
2016 'Community involvement lends legitimacy to firms’ social accounting'
Killian, S.; O'Regan, P. (2016) 'Community involvement lends legitimacy to firms’ social accounting' London School of Economics Business review, . [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2015 Equality Budgeting in Ireland: costs and consequences.
Killian, Sheila (2015) Equality Budgeting in Ireland: costs and consequences. CPA Ireland, Dublin. [Details]
2012 The Bond Markets, Irish Debt and Policy Windows.
Sheila Killian, John Garvey and Frances Shaw (2012) The Bond Markets, Irish Debt and Policy Windows. Oireachtas Record of the Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reforms, Dublin. [Details]
2011 An Audit of Irish Debt.
Sheila Killian, John Garvey, Frances Shaw (2011) An Audit of Irish Debt. Unite, Dublin. [Details]
2014 Financial Vulnerability in Malawi.
Killian, S (2014) Financial Vulnerability in Malawi. DDC Ireland and Trocaire, Dublin. [Details]
2011 Driving the Getaway Car? Ireland, Tax and Development.
Sheila Killian (2011) Driving the Getaway Car? Ireland, Tax and Development. DDC Press, Dublin. [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2011 Dark Side teaching case competition (finalist) Criticam Management Studies Division of the American Academy of Management
2005 UL Award for Excellence in Service to the Community University of Limerick

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland Fellow 01-SEP-92 / 30-DEC-99

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Rhodes University, South Africa Visiting academic 01-FEB-04 / 30-JUN-04
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa Visiting Academic 01-JUN-03 / 31-DEC-03
Helsinki School of Economics Visiting professor 01-APR-05 / 24-APR-05
De Beers Industrial Diamond Div (IRL), Shannon CPO Design Programmer 01-OCT-84 / 31-DEC-85
School Software Ltd., Limerick Software packages wriiter 01-JUN-85 / 30-JUN-86
IACO, Shannon Leasing analyst 01-JAN-86 / 30-JUN-87
Arthur Andersen & Co., Dublin Tax Senior 01-JUN-87 / 31-MAY-89
KPMG, Limerick. Tax Senior 01-MAY-89 / 31-DEC-91
Ernst & Young, Limerick Senior Tax Consultant 01-DEC-91 / 31-DEC-93
University of Limerick Head of Department of Accounting & Finance 01-SEP-09 / 01-SEP-12

Outreach Activities

  Description

Chair of Soweto Connection (Registered charity working with South African township communities)

Teaching Interests

Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate Finance
Social Media for Social Good