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Ms Lorna Stevenson

Ms Lorna Stevenson

BA (Accounting, Economics and Business Law), CA, MAcc (with Distinction), FHEA

Professor of Accounting and Society

Co-Director, Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)1334 46 2820

Teaching 2015-2016

  • MN5424 Corporate Finance and Accounting

Biography and Research Interests

Lorna qualified as a chartered accountant and worked in the financial services industry before moving into academia.  She worked at the Universities of Abertay and Dundee before joining St Andrews in 2012. The social, environmental and economic consequences of accounting, and the implications of these for both wider forms of accountancy and accountants' and managers' education are research interests.  Lorna's research is informed by her professional and education experiences.

Awards

Winner of the Mary Parker Follett Award for 2010 and 'Highly Commended Award Winner' at Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2011 for "Anglo-American Capitalism: the role and potential role of social accounting" D Collison, C Dey, G Hannah, and L Stevenson, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal.

Recent Publications

Chapters

Organizational, management and accounting perspectives on biodiversity
Bebbington, J., Larrinaga, C., Russell, S. L. & Stevenson, L. A. 2015 Biodiversity in the Green Economy. Gasparatos, A. & Willis, K. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 213-239 27 p. (Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics)
Research output: ResearchChapter

 

Articles

The development of accounting in UK universities: an oral history
Stevenson, L., Power, D., Ferguson, J. & Collison, D. 11 Oct 2017 In : Accounting History. Online First
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Shareholder protection, income inequality and social health: a proposed research agenda
Ferguson, J., Power, D., Stevenson, L. & Collinson, D. Sep 2017 In : Accounting Forum. 41, 3, p. 253-265
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Financialization and company law: a study of the UK Company Law Review
Collison, D. J., Cross, S., Ferguson, J., Power, D. & Stevenson, L. A. Feb 2014 In : Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 25, 1, p. 5–16
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Legal Determinants of External Finance Revisited: The Inverse Relationship between Investor Protection and Societal Well-being
Collison, D. J., Cross, S., Ferguson, J., Power, D. M. & Stevenson, L. A. 2012 In : Journal of Business Ethics. 108, 3, p. 393-410
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Accounting Education, Socialization and the Ethics of Business
Ferguson, J., Collison, D. J., Power, D. M. & Stevenson, L. A. Jan 2011 In : Business Ethics: A European Review. 20, 1, p. 12-29
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

SCAM: Design of a Learning and Teaching Resource
Crawford, L., Helliar, C. V., Monk, E. A. & Stevenson, L. A. 2011 In : Accounting Forum. 35, 1, p. 61-72
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

The Impact of Introductory Financial Courses on Student Perceptions about Business and its Objectives: A Comparison of the UK and Japan
Ferguson, J., Collison, D. J., Power, D. M. & Stevenson, L. A. 2011 In : Accounting Forum. 35, 1, p. 47-60
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Peer mentoring undergraduate accounting students: the influences on approaches to learning and academic performance
Fox, A., Stevenson, L. A., Connelly, P., Duff, A. & Dunlop, A. 2010 In : Active Learning in Higher Education. 11, 2
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Introductory Financial Accounting Students' Views of Course Texts
Ferguson, J., Collison, D. J., Power, D. M. & Stevenson, L. A. 2010 In : International Journal of Management Education. 9, 1, p. 81-90
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

The views of 'Knowledge Gatekeepers' about the use and content of Accounting textbooks
Ferguson, J., Collison, D. J., Power, D. M. & Stevenson, L. A. 2010 In : Accounting Education: An International Journal. 19, 5, p. 501-525
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Anglo-American capitalism: the role and potential role of social accounting
Collison, D. J., Dey, C., Hannah, G. & Stevenson, L. A. 2010 In : Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 23, 8, p. 956-981
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Constructing Meaning in the Service of Power: An Analysis of the Typical Modes of Ideology in Accounting Textbooks
Ferguson, J., Collison, D. J., Power, D. M. & Stevenson, L. A. Nov 2009 In : Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 20, 8, p. 896-909
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

The development of trainee auditors’ skills in tertiary education
Helliar, C., Monk, E. & Stevenson, L. A. 2009 In : International Journal of Auditing. 13, 3, p. 185-202
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

FTSE4Good: exploring its implications for corporate conduct
Collison, D. J., Cobb, G., Power, D. M. & Stevenson, L. A. 2009 In : Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 22, 1, p. 35-58
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

 

Selected Other Information

Co-Director of the Centre for Social and Economic Accounting Research (CSEAR)

Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (1992)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2000)

Former Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland Sustainability Committee

Former Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland Education Committee

Former Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland Higher Education Governance Review Working Group