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Dr Suki Sian

Suki

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Email: s.sian@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 5614
Room Number: Mile End, Bancroft Building, 3.31

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Student drop-in and feedback hours
Wednesday and Friday 1:00 - 2:00pm 

Roles
Programme Director Accounting and Finance MScCentre Director for the Centre for Management and Organisational History (CMOH)

Research

Research Interests:

Suki's research interests include accounting history, professionalisation and imperialism. She is the joint-editor of “Accountancy and Empire: The Legacy of British Professional Organisation” (2010). She also has an interest in globalization and international accounting and has led international research projects on financial reporting by small businesses on behalf of both IFAC and UNCTAD.

Grants, contracts and awards:

  • Sian, S. (2006). Patterns of prejudice: Social exclusion and racial demarcation in professional accountancy in Kenya. Winner of the Academy of Accounting Historians, Vangermeersch Manuscript Award, 2006.

Publications

Sian, S. with Agrizzi D. (2015). Artificial corporatism: A portal to power for accountants in Brazil. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 27: 56–72

Sian, S. with Kotb, A. and Roberts, C (2012). E-business audit: Market opportunity or occupational invasion? Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 23 (6): 468-482.

Sian, S. (2011). Operationalising closure in a colonial context: The Association of Accountants in East Africa, 1949-1963. Accounting, Organisations and Society, 36 (6): 363-381.

Sian, S. with Poullaos, C. (2010). Accountancy and Empire: The British Legacy of Professional Organization, Routledge (New Works in Accounting History v. 10), Oxon, UK. ISBN 978-0-415-45771-2.

Sian, S. (2010). Between the lines: The professionalisation of accountancy in Kenya. In C. Poullaos & S. Sian (Eds.), Accountancy and empire: The British legacy of professional organisation. Routledge, New Works in Accounting History.

Sian, S. and Roberts, C. (2009). UK small owner-managed businesses: Accounting and financial reporting needs. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 16(2): 289-305.

Sian, S.
and Roberts, C. (2008). Micro-Entity Financial Reporting: Some Empirical Evidence on the Perspectives of Preparers and Users. IFAC Consultation Paper, January 2008, ISBN 978-1-934779-02-6.

Sian, S. (2008). Review: The Accounting Profession in British West Africa by Chibuike Uche. Accounting Business and Financial History, 18 (3): 380-383.
Sian, S. (2007). Patterns of prejudice: Social exclusion and racial demarcation in professional accountancy in Kenya. Accounting Historians Journal, (34: 2) pp. 1-42

Sian, S. (2007). Reversing exclusion: The Africanisation of accountancy in Kenya, 1963-1970. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, (19), p.831-872.

Sian, S. and Roberts, C. (2006). Micro-entity financial reporting: Perspectives of preparers and users. IFAC Consultation Paper, December 2006, ISBN 1-931949-63-8.

Sian, S. (2006). Inclusion, exclusion and control: The case of the Kenyan accounting professionalisation project. Accounting, Organisations and Society (31), p.295-322.

Awards

• Sian, S. (2006). Patterns of prejudice: Social exclusion and racial demarcation in professional accountancy in Kenya. Winner of the Academy of Accounting Historians, Vangermeersch Manuscript Award, 2006.

PhD Supervision

Current Doctoral Students
2nd Supervisor - Anne Gichuru-Ogweno

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