Dr Kate Cullen

School of Business

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Rhetoric House
Middle Floor
57
(01 708) 6587

Biography

Dr Kate Cullen joined Maynooth University in 2019, having spent ten years with University College Dublin (UCD) as a member of the College of Business faculty and the Institute of Banking, where she led their Executive Education offering. A BComm and Masters in Business Studies graduate from UCD, Kate started her career in Davy Stockbrokers and then Deloitte where she trained as a management consultant and completed her management accountancy training. In 2009, Kate was awarded the Denis O'Connor Doctoral Scholarship in Accounting and she returned to UCD to complete her PhD in the area of impression management within corporate reports under the supervision of Prof Aileen Pierce and Prof Ciaran O hOgartaigh. Kate's research interests are behavioural in nature and focus on the areas of impression management, ethics, culture and corporate governance particularly within financial services, and health care costing. 

Research Interests

Kate's research interests are behavioural in nature and focus on the areas of impression management, ethics, culture and corporate governance particularly within financial services, and health care costing.

Research Projects

  Project Role Funding Body / Program Description Start Date End Date Award (€)
VALID CF Study Researcher and Cost expert /

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2017 'Patient level cost of diabetes self-management education programmes: an international evaluation'
Doyle G, O'Donnell S, Quigley E, Cullen K, Gibney S, et al. (2017) 'Patient level cost of diabetes self-management education programmes: an international evaluation'. BMJ Open, [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2021 The impact of repeating positive information on non-professional investors’ judgements: Does frequency, location and investment experience matter?
Cullen, K. (2021) The impact of repeating positive information on non-professional investors’ judgements: Does frequency, location and investment experience matter? European Accounting Association [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2020 Value In delivery of care for children with Cystic Fibrosis: An international collaborative paediatric study.
O'Grady, E, Doyle, G, Cullen, K, Ringholz, F, Williamson. M, Greally. P, Perkins R, Sawicki G, Shehab, S and Kaplan, R. (2020) Value In delivery of care for children with Cystic Fibrosis: An international collaborative paediatric study. [Poster Presentation], ICHOM Congress, Virtual , 16-NOV-20 - 19-NOV-20 [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2009 Inaugural KPMG Doctoral Scholar in Accounting University College Dublin

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Associate /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
University College Dublin Assistant Professor 01-SEP-09 / 01-MAY-16
Davy Analyst (investment / property) 01-SEP-04 / 01-SEP-07
Institute of Banking (UCD) Director of Executive Education 01-MAY-16 / 01-NOV-19
Deloitte Management Consultant 01-SEP-07 / 01-DEC-09

Consultancy

  Client Description
Banking
Provide guidance on ethics and culture within Banking

Reviews

  Journal Role
Accounting, Auditing And Accountability Journal Reviewer

Teaching Interests

My teaching interests are primarily centred on management and cost accounting, financial decision-making, as well as ethics, culture and corporate governance. 

Current modules co-ordinated at Maynooth University:

AC305 Advanced Management and Cost Accounting 
AC306 Ethics and Corporate Governance 
AC210 / AC260 Financial Accounting for Non-Accountants

Thesis supervision:

Masters of Accounting