Jean St George KERR
Died: 13/3/2013Special Achievements:
1946 - Australia's second full-time university accounting academic and the first such female appointee, University of Melbourne.
1956 - Her ''Three Concepts of Business Income,'' published in Australian Accountant, provided a masterly analysis of the income-capital nexus under three different measurement systems - historical cost, current purchasing power, and current operating capacity. It would become one of the most widely cited and reproduced articles of its time, generating a major international reputation for Ms. Kerr.
1957 - Promoted to senior lecturer.
When she retired from the University of Melbourne, Ms. Kerr was then the most senior female academic accountant in Australia.
Her middle name, St George, was inherited from her maternal grandmother.
Bachelor of Commerce degree, University of Melbourne.
Master of Science degree, Columbia University (New York, USA).