Dr Paul Ahn

  • Lecturer in Accounting and Finance (Accounting & Finance)

telephone: 01413305986
email: Paul.Ahn@glasgow.ac.uk

Room 684, Main Building, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0998-6270


Paul Ahn was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. He studied history for Bachelor of Arts and public policy for Master of Public Administration at Seoul National University. Later, he studied accounting for Master of Accounting and for PhD in Commerce at the Australian National University.

Paul joined the Adam Smith Business School as a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance in 2014. Prior to this, he was an associate lecturer at UNSW Canberra, Australia.

Research interests

Paul is a member of the Accounting research cluster.

Areas of expertise: 

  • Critical perspectives on accounting
  • Accounting and business history
  • Management accounting
  • Accounting profession
  • Visual methodology in accounting
  • Public sector accounting


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Current PhD students

  • Mr Ahmad Zaki
  • Mr Yuheng Wang
  • Mr Arief Fachri
  • Miss Mengyuan
  • Miss Rehenuma Rahman
  • Fachri Arief Fadhilah
    Profit sharing practice in a Minangkabau-Indonesian manufacturing company
    Neoliberal rationales of accountability: The case study of a Chinese organisation
    Confucianism, accounting and corporate social responsibility
  • Zaki Ahmad
    Exploring Stakeholder Engagement of Indonesian Financial Institutions in their Social Media Communication


  • Introduction to business reporting and financial accounting
  • Management accounting
  • Management accounting in organisations and society

Additional information

Paul is a member of CPA Australia