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Elaine Stewart has been a member of teaching staff on the Accounting pathway since September 2017, having previously worked as a post doctoral researcher for the school. 

Elaine is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Director for the Undergraduate Accounting pathway.

Research Interests

Elaine's research focuses on three areas, namely public sector accounting and issues in the not-for-profit sector. Specifically:

- Financial reporting reforms in UK central government;

- Sustainability and climate change reporting in the public sector; and

- Financial capability mechanisms in the not-for-profit sector.

Elaine has gained extensive experience in developing quantitative (randomised control trial, Chi-square tests) and qualitative (document content analysis and semi-structured interviews) methodological skills, along with theoretical insights, with a focus on Institutional Theory / Legitimacy Theory / Isomorphism / Governmentality / Sensemaking. 



  • Module Coordinator on ACC1003 Introductory Management Accounting
  • Tutor on ACC9002 Accounting and Performance Management in Public Sector and Not-For-Profit Organisations

Elaine holds a PGCHET qualification (QUB, 2019). 


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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