Dr Audrey Paterson joined the University of Aberdeen Business School in January 2019. Audrey currently holds the positions of Reader in 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's research interests lie in three main areas: public-sector (in particular healthcare) accounting predominantly from a contemporary perspective, accounting history, gender and the accountancy profession.
Audrey is the founder of the Accounting for Society and the Environment (ASE) and the Healthcare Accounting and Management (HAM) research networks.