Professor Audrey Paterson

Professor Audrey Paterson
Professor Audrey Paterson
Professor Audrey Paterson

PhD, MSc, PGCAP, Bcom Hons

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Accepting PhDs

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University of Aberdeen

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MacRobert Building

581 King Street


AB24 5UD

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Audrey Paterson joined the University of Aberdeen Business School in January 2019. Audrey currently holds the positions of Professor of Accountancy and School Director of Postgraduate Research. She is also a visiting Professor at the University of Insurbia, Italy. Prior to this Audrey held the position of Associate Professor at Heriot-Watt University (2002-2019). Audrey also held a research post at the University of Edinburgh (2000-2002).

Audrey has a PhD (completed part time in April 2011), Masters in Social Science Research and a Bachelor’s with Honours in Business all from the University of Edinburgh and a Postgraduate Teaching qualification from Heriot-Watt University.

Audrey is currently involved in several research networks which include the Institute of Public Sector Accounting Research (IPSAR), and the Academy for Accounting Historians. She is also the founder of the Accounting for Society and the Environment (ASE) and the Healthcare Accounting and Management (HAM) research networks.

Audrey's primary research interests lie in the public sector (particularly healthcare) accounting predominantly from a contemporary perspective, although she has secondary interest in accounting history, and gender in the accounting profession and has top ranked publications in each area. Her research takes an interdisciplinary perspective and is mainly concerned with the social impact of accounting, public policy and management control.


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Prizes and Awards

John Perrin Best Paper Prize from the Financial Accountability and Management Journal, 2015

Graduate Teaching Award, 2015


Research Areas

Accepting PhDs

I am currently accepting PhDs in Accountancy.

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  • The Influence of Female Audit Partners in Audit Work: A Study of the Big 4 in the UK

    Jackson, W. J., Paterson, A. S., Pong, C., Scarparo, S.
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Conference Proceedings
  • The Erosion of Professional Boundaries within Healthcare: the Growing Dependence of Clinical Managers upon Pharmacy Expertise

    Paterson, A. S.
    Contributions to Conferences: Papers
  • The Role of Formularies in Medicine Resource Management

    Paterson, A. S.
    Contributions to Conferences: Papers
  • Professional Positions on Hospital Accounting: Doctors and Accounting before the NHS: the hospital experience 1920-1948.

    Paterson, A. S.
    Contributions to Conferences: Papers
  • Student Centred Learning: Implementation Issues in the Teaching of Accounting

    Paterson, A. S.
    Contributions to Conferences: Papers
  • Diffusion of New Accounting Techniques in the Public Sector

    Paterson, A. S.
    Anthony Rowe Ltd, Chippenham
    Books and Reports: Books
  • The Diffusion of Accounting Practices in the new ‘Managerial’ Public Sector

    Paterson, A. S., Lapsley, I.
    International Journal of Public Sector Management, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 359-372
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
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Books and Reports

Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings

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