Professor Dr. Sebastian Hoffmann, IAAER Vice President, Membership
Professor HHL, Leipzig, Germany
Sebastian Hoffmann is a Co-Director of the Culture, Accounting and Society Research Network at the University of Edinburgh Business School (UK), and a Research Professor of Accounting at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management (Germany). He currently serves as Vice President Communications on the Executive Committee of the International Association for Accounting Education and Research (IAAER), and is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Tübingen.
Professor Hoffmann maintains an interdisciplinary research agenda in financial accounting with particular emphases on accounting standard setting, IFRS accounting regulation, its implementation and enforcement, as well as accounting in historical contexts. His research is published in leading international journals, such as Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Business History Review, Accounting and Business Research and Critical Perspectives on Accounting. He received the 2020 Robert Gibson Manuscript Award for the most significant contribution to the accounting history literature.