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Biography

Crawford Spence is Professor of Accounting with broader interests in economic sociology. He has published extensively across a range of accounting, organisational and sociology journals. He sits on the editorial boards of Accounting, Organizations and Society, the Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal and Contemporary Accounting Research. His research has explored corporate accountability, corporate tax, professional elites and expertise in financial markets. He joined King's in 2017 and has held visiting or permanent appointments in Canada, Japan, Norway, France and Spain.

Along with Alex Preda and Rita Samiolo, Crawford co-directs the FinWork Futures Research Centre at King's, which explores how technological innovation is disrupting financial professions and financial expertise.

Crawford's work has been funded recently by the British Academy, UKRI and he currently holds a Leverhulme Fellowship (2020-2022) to explore 'Audit in the Age of Machines'.

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