Associate Professor in Accounting at Saint Mary's University
Sobey School of Business
Pronoun preference: she,her,hers
Vasiliki Athanasakou joined Saint Mary's University in 2018. She holds an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance from Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. Vasiliki joined London School of Economics in 2007 and whilst there spent her sabbatical term in Ivey Business School in 2016 thereby nourishing a passion for joining Canadian Academic Life. Her research interests and publications fall in the area of voluntary disclosure with a particular emphasis on annual report narratives, earnings management and corporate governance, information uncertainty and risk and capital market players. Vasiliki is an ACCA affiliate and has worked in the audit assurance of Deloitte and Touche (Athens). She has taught graduate, undergraduate and executive courses in financial accounting, financial reporting, and security analysis and valuation.