Dr Yanru Zou

  • Lecturer (Accounting & Finance)

email: Yanru.Zou@glasgow.ac.uk
pronouns: She/her/hers

Room 432, Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, G11 6EY

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ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-9672-9581

Biography

Yanru joined the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School as a Lecturer in Accounting in 2019. She is interested in accounting, art and anthropology; and she is doing ethnographic accounting research. She graduated from the University of Glasgow with a PhD in Accounting, and from the London School of Economics with a MSc in Accounting, Organisations and Institutions. Before commencing her academic career, she worked as a tax consultant in International Taxation in Deloitte.

Currently Yanru is the Director for Postgraduate Accounting Programmes. She also works as a Study Advisor for BAcc students. 

Research interests

Yanru is a member of the School's Accounting research cluster

Areas of expertise:

  • Ethnography in accounting research
  • Practice theory in accounting research  
  • Accountancy profession 
  • Accounting education

Publications

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Number of items: 4.

2024

Paisey, C. , Flanagan, C. , Bradley, L. , McCallum, S. and Zou, Y. (2024) Listen up! Listening skills in accounting education: gaps and proposed new research and teaching agendas. Accounting Education, (doi: 10.1080/09639284.2023.2301382) (Early Online Publication)

2022

Favotto, A. , McKernan, J. F. and Zou, Y. (2022) Speculative accountability for animal kinship. Critical Perspectives On Accounting, 84, 102360. (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2021.102360)

2021

Zou, Y. (2021) A letter to COVID-19. In: Arjaliès, D.-L., Gendron, Y., Lehman, C., Navarro Pérez, P. A., de Lima, J. P. R., Casa Nova, S. P. d. C., Stoner, G. and Vera-Colina, M. A. (eds.) Breaking Boundaries: (Counter) Accounts During the Pandemic - Letters for Future Generations. University of Western Ontario, pp. 174-188. ISBN 9780771431630

Zou, Y. (2021) Methodological insights experiencing and knowing in the field: an autoethnographic account of conducting audit fieldwork in China. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 34(3), pp. 680-698. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-07-2020-4706)

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Articles

Paisey, C. , Flanagan, C. , Bradley, L. , McCallum, S. and Zou, Y. (2024) Listen up! Listening skills in accounting education: gaps and proposed new research and teaching agendas. Accounting Education, (doi: 10.1080/09639284.2023.2301382) (Early Online Publication)

Favotto, A. , McKernan, J. F. and Zou, Y. (2022) Speculative accountability for animal kinship. Critical Perspectives On Accounting, 84, 102360. (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2021.102360)

Zou, Y. (2021) Methodological insights experiencing and knowing in the field: an autoethnographic account of conducting audit fieldwork in China. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 34(3), pp. 680-698. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-07-2020-4706)

Book Sections

Zou, Y. (2021) A letter to COVID-19. In: Arjaliès, D.-L., Gendron, Y., Lehman, C., Navarro Pérez, P. A., de Lima, J. P. R., Casa Nova, S. P. d. C., Stoner, G. and Vera-Colina, M. A. (eds.) Breaking Boundaries: (Counter) Accounts During the Pandemic - Letters for Future Generations. University of Western Ontario, pp. 174-188. ISBN 9780771431630

This list was generated on Thu Apr 18 15:42:17 2024 BST.

Supervision

Supervisory interests

Yanru is interested in co-supervising projects examining:

  • Accountancy profession, accountancy identity and socialisation
  • Value judgement and accounting practice 
  • Care, accounting and accountability
  • Accounting education

In particular, Yanru would be interested in supervising students to study accounting, audit and accountability issues from a practice perspective. 

 

Teaching

Current courses

  • Issues in accounting research (PGT course leader)
  • Business Finance (PGT course leader) 
  • Strategic management accounting (honours course)
  • Financial accounting (level 1)
  • Audit, risk and control (PGT)
  • Dissertation