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Dr Steven Chen PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons)

Lecturer in Accounting Finance and Accounting


Personal Statement

Dr Steven X. Chen is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Accounting at the University of Liverpool Management School, having previously worked as a Lecturer at Lancaster University Management School.

Steven's main research interests lie in the intersection between market-based accounting research and corporate governance. He is particularly interested in studying the role of non-financial stakeholders (e.g., employees) in the capital markets. Steven is a regular speaker at major international conferences including the American Accounting Association (AAA), European Accounting Association (EAA), Financial Management Association (FMA), amongst others. His research has been awarded Best Full Paper Award by the British Academy of Management (BAM) in 2020 and Best Doctoral Paper twice at Alliance Manchester Business School.

Steven also serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for internationally reputable journals and conferences including the Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Accounting and Business Research, British Accounting Review, Journal of International Accounting Research, Finance Research Letters, China Journal of Accounting Research and AAA Annual Meeting. He is a member of AAA, EAA, FMA, BAFA and BAM.

Steven earned his PhD in Accounting and Finance from Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS), The University of Manchester, where he was the recipient of the President's Doctoral Scholar Award and the AMBS PhD Scholarship. Before pursuing his PhD, Steven received his MSc with Distinction at King's College London.

Prizes or Honours

  • Best Full Paper Award (Financial Management Track) (British Academy of Management, 2020)
  • Teaching Excellence Recognition (Alliance Manchester Business School, 2019)
  • Best Doctoral Paper Award (Alliance Manchester Business School, 2019)
  • Best Doctoral Paper Award (Runner-up) (Alliance Manchester Business School, 2018)
  • President's Doctoral Scholar Award (The University of Manchester, 2015)