Carolyn Cordery PhD

Visiting Fellow
Carolyn Cordery low res
  • risk mang
  • Financial accounting
  • Auditing
  • Accounting & Auditing
  • Accounting & Auditing

Carolyn Cordery PhD is an Honorary Professor at Nyenrode Business Universiteit and is involved in a project ‘Ethnographies of Accountability’ – for both an edited Routledge book and also a Special issue of Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal.  She is a qualitative researcher with a strong interest in Accountability and a desire to impact policy and accounting. This project requires her to mentor other researchers and to learn more about others’ approaches to research.

International activities

  • 2021-ongoing. Adjunct Professor, School of Accounting and Commercial Law, VUW.
  • 2017-ongoing. Member of Queen’s University Belfast Centre for Not-for-profit Research
  • President-Elect, International Society of Third Sector Research
  • Practitioner Advisory Group International Financial Reporting for Nonprofit Organizations.

 Relevant publications

  • Cordery, CJ, Manochin, M & Arora, B. ‘Taking it up a level: public sector audit and the social responsibility to ‘leave no-one behind’. Financial Accountability & Management, 39(2), 304-326, 
  • Cordery, CJ & Hay, D. ‘Public Sector Audit in Uncertain Times’, Financial Accountability & Management, 38(3), 426-446, Special Issue: The Future of Public Sector Audit (Award for top cited article 2020-21 – as it was an early cite from 2021)
  • Rana, T. & Cordery, C. ‘Experimenting with digitisation for performance and risk management in an NGO – the role of disability ‘marketplace’ reform for accountability to beneficiaries’, British Accounting Review, forthcoming
  • Coronella, S., Antonelli, V., Cordery C. & Roberto Verona. ‘Accounting and governance in the final years of the Papal States: dual roles in the papacy of Pope Pius IX (1846-1870)’, British Accounting Review, 53(2) 1-17, Special Issue: Accounting History
  • Chatterjee, B., Cordery, C., de Loo, I. & Letiche, H, ‘The spectacle of research assessment systems: insights from New Zealand and the United Kingdom’, Accounting, Auditing, and Accountability Journal, 33(6), 1219-1246, Special Section: Measurement and assessment of accounting research, impact and engagement