Professor Peter Clarkson

Professor in Accounting

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law


Peter Clarkson undertakes research and teaching in both accounting and finance. His current research interests encompass issues relating to voluntary disclosure (both of a financial and a non-financial nature), company performance and valuation, and the economic implications of environmental performance. His work has been published in academic journals including The Accounting Review (TAR), Journal of Accounting and Economics (JAE), Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), Accounting, Organisations and Society (AOS), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (JAAP), Abacus, Journal of Finance (JF), and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA)., as well as in professional periodicals. He is currently an Editor of Contemporary Accounting Research and Associate Editor for Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Journal of International Accounting Research, and Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics.


  • Bachelor of Science, Nottingham Trent University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), W.Ont.
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), University of Windsor
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Windsor
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of British Columbia


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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Joint Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision