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Martin Emanuel Persson

  • PhD in Accounting
  • Assistant Professor of Accountancy
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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My research interests are in accounting history and the development of accounting knowledge as well as classical accounting theory and measurement issues.


Accounting Historians Journal

Associate Editor

2019 - Present

The International Journal of Accounting

Editorial Board

2019 - Present

Recent publications

  • Book Review: Understanding Mattessich and Ijiri: A Study of Accounting Thought

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  • Harold Cecil Edey: A Collection of Unpublished Material from a 20th Century Accounting Reformer

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Professional experience

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

June 2019 - Present

Assistant Professor of Managerial Accounting & Control

Richard Ivey School of Business

July 2014 - June 2019(5 years)


PhD in Accounting

Royal Holloway University of London School of Management

September 2010 - October 2013(3 years)

M.Sc. in Accounting, Organisations and Institutions

London School of Economics and Political Science Department of Accounting

September 2009 - July 2010(10 months)

BSc in Accounting

Jacksonville University

January 2006 - December 2008(3 years)

Co-authors (6)

  • Mitchell Stein
  • Vaughan Radcliffe