Prof Robert Scapens

Professor of Accounting, Emeritus Professor

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Biography

Qualifications:
Chartered Accountant (1968)
MA (Econ), Manchester (1970)
PhD, Manchester (1979)
DSc (Econ & Bus Adm) honoris causa, Vaasa, Finland (2006)
DEcon honoris causa, Lund, Sweden (2009)

Professor Scapens' work at the University of Manchester began in 1970:
Teaching Fellow (1970-72)
Lecturer (1972-78)
Senior Lecturer (1979-83)
Professor of Accounting (1983- 2006)
Emeritus Professor (2006-date)
Professor of Accounting (part-time) (2006-date)

Other current appointments:
Professor of Management Accounting, University of Birmingham (part-time) (2013-date)

Professional Qualifications:
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

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Professor Scapens supervises PhD research students, and delivers courses on case study and qualitative research methodology for doctoral students in the Business School as well as seminars on institutional theory and management accounting for doctoral students in accounting.

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