Professor John Richard Edwards

Professor in Accounting
EdwardsJR@cardiff.ac.uk
+44 (0) 29 208 76658

Before entering academe J. R. Edwards qualified as a chartered accountant in the London office of Cooper Brothers & Co. (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). His research interests embrace various aspects of accounting history with outputs published in academic journals, professional journals and in book form.

He has held numerous editorial appointments and is currently a member of the editorial advisory board of Accounting and Business Research and an editorial board member of: Abacus; Accounting History Review; Research in Accounting Regulation; Accounting Historians Journal; De Computis. Revista Española de Historia de la Contabilidad.

Qualifications

  • BSc (Econ) (Wales), MSc (Econ) (Wales)
  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
  • Associate, Chartered Institute of Taxation
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Teaching profile

  • BS3503. Development of accounting (Module leader)
  • BST152. Advanced Financial Reporting

Research interests

  • Accounting thinkers
  • Asset valuation and profit measurement
  • Professionalisation
  • Military accounting history

Related news stories

Wednesday 17th March 2010

Several of Cardiff's accounting history experts contributed to a Radio 4 series plotting the role that accounting and accountants have played in shaping the modern world. 

Publications

Additional activities

  • Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Accounting and Business Research
  • Editorial board member of: Abacus; Accounting History Review; Research in Accounting Regulation; Accounting Historians Journal; De Computis. Revista Española de Historia de la Contabilidad

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