- Robert Scapens

Professor, 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 experience at the University of Manchester began in 1970:
Teaching Fellow (1970-72)
Lecturer (1972-78)
Senior Lecturer (1979-83)
Professor (1983- 2006)
Emeritus Professor (2006-date)

Other current appointments:
Visiting Professor, University of Groningen, the Netherlands (1997-date)
Professor of Management Accounting, University of Birmingham (2013-date)

Professional Qualifications:
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Member of the Research and Development Group of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

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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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