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Southampton Business School

Mr Robert Day BSc (Econ), MSc, MPhil (all London School of Economics), Cert.Ed (University of London)

Visiting Fellow

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Robert Day has been associated with Southampton University since 2007. His academic experience has been with Bournemouth University where he headed the Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation, and with University of Chichester. This followed some 15 years experience in industry.




2018-             Visiting Fellow, University of Southampton
2013-2017      Lecturer in Governance, University of Chichester
1988-2013      Senior Lecturer/Director of Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation, Bournemouth University
1982-1988      Lecturer, South West London College
1966–1976      Manager, Financial Control Department/Investment Manager, Lyon Group Ltd.

Since 2000 Robert has been a visiting professor at University of Innsbruck, Austria, Southern Connecticut State University, USA and Memorial University, Canada.

Robert also has some 24 publications in books and articles including journal such as Accounting Forum, Journal of inter-disciplinary Economics, Journal of Applied Accounting Research and Business Ethics : a European Review.

Research interests

Accounting regulation, Corporate Governance, Corporate Communication and disclosure, Corporate Ethics.

PhD Supervision

3 PhD. supervisions and 1 MPhil within the last 5 years


Centre for Research in Accounting, Accountability and Governance (CRAAG)

Teaching Financial Accounting 2 on MSc courses

Supervising Masters dissertations


Founder member of Association des Formations a la Comptabilite et a l’Audit, a project involving the co-ordination of 15 universities throughout Europe with the purpose of arranging student conferences and fostering research between partner universities. Funding from European sources between 1994 and 2017 has exceeded £2.5 million.

Mr Robert Day
Southampton Business School, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

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