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Professor Lorna Stevenson

Professor 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 2018-2019

  • MN4100 Contemporary Issues in Management 

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

 

Articles

The development of accounting in UK universities: an oral history
Stevenson, L., Power, D., Ferguson, J. & Collison, D., 1 Feb 2018, In : Accounting History. 23, 1-2, p. 117-137 https://doi.org/10.1177/1032373217733112
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.accfor.2016.12.005
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpa.2012.07.006
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-011-1098-0
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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 https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8608.2010.01607.x
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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 https://doi.org/10.1108/09513571011092510
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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 https://doi.org/10.3794/ijme.91.301
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpa.2009.02.002
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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 https://doi.org/10.1108/09513570910923006
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

 

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