Section: Overview
Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching
Career

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
2022 Lou, C. X., Bonti, A., Prokofieva, M., & Abdelrazek, M. (220101). Supply Chain and Decision Making: What is Next for Visualisation? (pp. 653-672).

doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-93119-3_26

Year Citation
2021 Ghahremani, A., & Prokofieva, M. (210701). Visualisation for social media analytics: landscape of R packages Paper presented at Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Visualisation (pp. 218-222).

doi: 10.1109/IV53921.2021.00042

Year Citation
2022 Stavropoulos, V., Monger, K., Zarate, D., Prokofieva, M., & Schivinski, B. (221201). Online Gambling Disorder Questionnaire (OGD-Q): An item r esponse theory examination. Addictive Behaviors Reports, 16

doi: 10.1016/j.abrep.2022.100449

2022 Zarate, D., Ball, M., Montag, C., Prokofieva, M., & Stavropoulos, V. (220601). Unravelling the web of addictions: A network analysis approach. Addictive Behaviors Reports, 15

doi: 10.1016/j.abrep.2022.100406

2022 Alharasis, E. E., Prokofieva, M., & Clark, C. (220101). FAIR VALUE ACCOUNTING AND AUDIT FEES: THE MODERATING EFFECT OF THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS IN JORDAN. Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance, 18(1),

doi: 10.21315/aamjaf2022.18.1.7

2022 Dowd, B., Hein, K., Diez, S. L., Prokofieva, M., Kannis-Dymand, L., & Stavropoulos, V. (220101). Cross-Addiction Risk Profile Associations with COVID-19 Anxiety: a Preliminary Exploratory Study. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction,

doi: 10.1007/s11469-022-00862-6

2022 Zarate, D., Fullwood, L., Prokofieva, M., Griffiths, M. D., & Stavropoulos, V. (220101). Problematic Shopping Behavior: An Item Response Theory Examination of the Seven-Item Bergen Shopping Addiction Scale. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction,

doi: 10.1007/s11469-022-00844-8

2022 Gomez, R., Brown, T., Gill, P., Prokofieva, M., & Stavropoulos, V. (220101). Using Online Gambling Disorder Questionnaire (OGD-Q) with Adults: Factor Structure, Reliability, External Validity, and Measurement Invariance Across Age and Gender. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction,

doi: 10.1007/s11469-022-00833-x

2021 Alharasis, E. E., Clark, C., & Prokofiev, M. (211231). External Audit Fees and Fair Value Disclosures among Jordanian Listed Companies: Does the Type of Corporate Industry Matter?. Asian Journal of Business and Accounting, 14(2), (69-100).

doi: 10.22452/ajba.vol14no2.3

2021 Prokofieva, M. (210901). Using dashboards and data visualizations in teaching accounting. Education and Information Technologies, 26(5), (5667-5683).

doi: 10.1007/s10639-021-10525-z

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
2 PhD Integrated Principal supervisor
1 Master of Research Associate supervisor
1 PhD Principal supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD Integrated (2) Principal supervisor
Master of Research (1) Associate supervisor
PhD (1) Principal supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
3 PhD Associate supervisor
1 Doctor of Business Administration Associate supervisor
1 PhD Integrated Associate supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (3) Associate supervisor
Doctor of Business Administration (1) Associate supervisor
PhD Integrated (1) Associate supervisor

Careers

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