Dr Paul Ahn

  • Lecturer (Accounting & Finance)

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

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

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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. he is a member of CPA Australia.

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

Paul was an invited visiting scholar at Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan in 2021 and 2023.

Research interests

Paul is a member of the Accounting research cluster.

Areas of expertise: 

  • Accounting profession
  • Management accounting and control
  • Accountability practised in digitalised economy/society
  • Visual methodology in accounting
  • Accounting and business history
  • Critical perspectives on accounting
  • Public sector accounting


List by: Type | Date


  • Muttaqin, Muhammad Faizal
    Evolution of governance in Indonesian SOEs: a governmentality perspective
  • Santoso, Nanda Trio
    Institutionalisation of New Public Management and Accountability practices in Indonesia’s Higher Education
  • Sun, Yihua

Completed PhD projects:

2023 Dr Mengyuan Feng: "Accountability, neoliberalism and digital platforms: an ethnography of digital forms of accountability in China" with Prof Danture Wickramasinghe


2022 Dr Arief Fadhilah: "Management control in the intertwinement of cultural and religious practices: a case of an Indonesian-Minangkabau manufacturing company” with Prof Danture Wickramasinghe


2022 Dr Yuheng Wang: "Reinventing Chineseness: Corporate social responsibility reporting in Chinese Confucian companies" with Prof Chandana Alawattage





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