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Research funding
Supervising & teaching
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Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Data analytics for business applications
  • Social media analytics
  • Machine learning and AI

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

About Maria Prokofieva

Dr Maria Prokofieva is a senior lecturer at Victoria University Business School. She has also held academic positions at La Trobe University and Monash University, Australia.

She has a Bachelor in IT and Graduate Certificate in Accounting and her PhD is in the area of Business Information Systems (Russia).

With background in IT and Business. Maria is a quantitative researcher. Her areas of interest are:

  • data analytics
  • social media analytics
  • business intelligence and machine learning.

She is also interested in investigating in business application of data analytics and machine learning/AI.

Her outstanding work has appeared in top-tier outlets of the field, such as:

  • Journal of the Association for Information Systems
  • Journal of Information Systems
  • Australasian Journal of Educational Technology
  • Issues in Accounting Education.

Maria is passionate about using R/Python in academic research and everyday life. 

She is a member of:

  • Women Who Code
  • R Ladies Melbourne
  • Melbourne Users of R Network (MelbURN)
  • Melbourne Women in Machine Learning
  • Data Science and Data Science Melbourne.

She is also a Women in Data Science (WiDS) Ambassador.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor (IT), Russia
  • Bachelor (Education), Russia
  • Master (IT), Russia
  • PhD (IS/Business), Russia
  • GradCert (Accounting), La Trobe, Australia

Key publications

Year Citation
2020 Prokofieva, M. (200911). Visualization of financial data in teaching financial accounting IV 2020 Proceedings. IEEE Conference Publishing.
2020 Prokofieva, M. (200911). accVizR: using tidy data approach and layered grammar of graphics for visualizing accounting data IV 2020 Proceedings. IEEE Conference Publishing.
2020 Lou, X., Bonti, A., Prokofieva, M., Abdelrazek, M., & Kari, S. MC. (200911). Literature Review on Visualization in Supply Chain & Decision Making Paper presented at IV 2020 Proceedings. IEEE Conference Publishing.
2019 Prokofieva, M., & Miah, S. (190905). Exploring social media analytics with R ACIS.

Year Citation
2020 Prokofieva, M., & Miah, S. J. (201201). Promoting social media analytics in capital raising: a design science-based approach. Social Network Analysis and Mining, 10(1),

doi: 10.1007/s13278-020-00652-9

2020 Prokofieva, M., Alharasis, E., Clark, C., & Alqatamin, R. (200910). Fair Value Accounting and Implications for the Auditing Profession. Accounting and Finance Research, 9(3), (1-30).
2019 Prokofieva, M., & Miah, M. SJ. (190629). Blockchain in healthcare. Ajis : Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 23 (1-22).
2015 Prokofieva, M. (150101). Twitter-based dissemination of corporate disclosure and the intervening effects of firms visibility: Evidence from Australian- listed companies. Journal of Information Systems, 29(2), (107-136).

doi: 10.2308/isys-50994

2015 Prokofieva, M., Jackling, B., & Natoli, R. (150101). A tale of two cohorts: Identifying differences in group work perceptions. Asian Review of Accounting, 23(1), (68-85).

doi: 10.1108/ARA-10-2013-0063

2014 Prokofieva, M., & Clark, C. (140101). The effect of press visibility on voluntary disclosure: Cross-country evidence. Corporate Ownership and Control, 11(3), (72-82).

doi: 10.22495/cocv11i3p5

Research funding for the past 5 years

Please note:

  • Funding is ordered by the year the project commenced and may continue over several years.
  • Funding amounts for contact research are not disclosed to maintain commercial confidentiality.
  • The order of investigators is not indicative of the role they played in the research project.

Data Analytics in External Auditing
From: CPA Australia
For period: 2020-2020
$54,545

Supervision of research students at VU

Available to supervise research students

Available for media queries

Currently supervised research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
1 PhD Withdrawn - Principal supervisor
8 PhD Associate supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (1) Withdrawn - Principal supervisor
PhD (8) Associate supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
4 PhD Associate supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (4) Associate supervisor

Careers

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