Title: A personal appreciation of Professor Tony Lowe and some reflections as a student at the University of the South Pacific

Authors: Umesh Sharma

Addresses: Department of Accounting, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, PB3105, Hamilton, New Zealand

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to reflect on the contribution of Tony Lowe, Emeritus Professor of Accounting and Financial Management at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji from 1990-1993. Tony Lowe died on 5 March 2014. The paper also offers more attention to his more indirect enabling contribution. Tony was instrumental in formalising the post graduate program at the University of South Pacific. He also contributed to accounting research and teaching from an inter-disciplinary perspective.

Keywords: critical accounting; University of the South Pacific; social construction; action research; Tony Lowe; Ernest Anthony Lowe; accounting education.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCA.2015.073514

International Journal of Critical Accounting, 2015 Vol.7 No.5/6, pp.460 - 465

Received: 15 May 2015
Accepted: 15 May 2015

Published online: 10 Dec 2015 *

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