Daniela Senkl | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Daniela Senkl

Daniela Senkl
Assistant Professor, Accounting
Department of Management
Phone number: 
+1 (519) 824-4120 ext. 54651
Macdonald Hall (MAC) Room 215

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Daniela has joined the Department of Management in August 2018. Her research is centred around external corporate reporting, particularly environmental and social reporting. Daniela is interested in how accounting shapes and is shaped by society. Before Daniela joined the University of Guelph, she held a position as a Lecturer in Accounting at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. She holds a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Hamburg, Germany. Daniela has taught diverse financial accounting classes in which she encourages students to take a critical perspective on accounting.

Integrated Reporting and Integrated Thinking

Community Wellbeing in the Mining Industry

Environmental Reporting and Sustainability

Feminist Theory and Gender Related Issues in Accounting

Cooper, C., Senkl D., (2016) "An(other) truth: a feminist perspective on KPMG’s true value", Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, Vol. 7 Issue: 4, pp.494-516.

Daniela has received funding from CAAA for her project on Integrated Thinking and co-operatives.

Her research on community well-being of mining communities in Ghana has received funding from the Institute for Sustainable Commerce in Guelph.
This funding has allowed Lily Taylor-Stackhouse to join the project team as research assistant. In this video, Lily is showcasing the results of her summer project here.

Daniela has received funding for undergraduate and graduate research assistants on a university and faculty level (watch a short video from the 2020 URA showcase event here) and she has received funding from the SSHRC institutional (exchange) grant to conduct research on environmental accounting using a feminist lens (paper under revision).

Outanding Paper Award, 2016, Emeraldi Literati Network Awards for Excellence. For 'An(Other) truth: A feminist perspective on KPMG's True Value'

Outstanding Reviewer Award, 2020, for continued support of the Sustainablity Accounting, Management and Policy Journal

Paul MacPherson Teaching Award of Excellence, 2020, issued by the Lang School of Business and Economics

Outstanding Support to Student Accessibility Services, 2020

Since Daniela has joined the University of Guelph, she has been teaching ACCT*1220 (Introduction to Financial Accounting), MGMT*3320 (Financial Management) and ACCT4340 (Accounting Theory).

For current courses and office hours, please check the the course outline or the information published on courselink.

Please get in touch if you are interested in discussing the option to conduct and Independent Study Course (BUS*4550), Undergraduate Thesis (MGMT*4991/2), or Master Thesis under my supervision. Here is a presentation of a recent Undergrad Thesis.