Dr Chaoyuan She

EBS - Accounting
Dr Chaoyuan She
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    +44 (0) 1206 873107

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    EBS.2.64D, Colchester Campus



Chaoyuan joined the Essex Business School in January 2020 as a Lecturer in Accounting. Prior to his post at Essex, he was a Doctoral student in Accounting at the University of Exeter. He also holds a Master's degree in Accounting and Finance and a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance at the University of Exeter. His research interests mainly focus on topics including social media engagement, corporate social responsibility, social and environmental reporting, and corporate governance. He has publications in Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Accounting Forum, Organization & Environment and Corporate Governance. He serves as the editorial board member of Accounting Forum and as ad-hoc reviewer in journals such as Journal of Business Ethics, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Accounting Forum, Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, and Social and Environmental Accounting Journal.


  • BA in Accounting & Finance University of Exeter,

  • MSc in Accounting & Finance University of Exeter,

  • PhD in Accounting University of Exeter,


University of Essex

  • Deputy Postgraduate Taught Programme Director (Accounting), Essex Business School, University of Essex (9/1/2023 - present)

Other academic

  • Research Assistant, Accounting and Finance, University of Exeter (8/10/2018 - 7/10/2019)

  • Teaching Assistant, Accounting and Finance, University of Exeter (14/9/2015 - 13/12/2019)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Social and Environmental Reporting

Key words: Social and Environmental Reporting
Open to supervise

Social Media Communication

Key words: Social Media
Open to supervise

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Introduction to Accounting II (BE103)

  • Cases in Corporate Governance (BE156)

  • Professional and Academic Development (Accounting) (BE907)

  • Dissertation in Accounting (BE980)


Publications (2)

Nerantzidis, M., Tampakoudis, I. and She, C., (2023). Social media in accounting research: A review and future research agenda

Baboukardos, D., Schiemann, F. and She, C., (2022). Market Valuation Implications of Scope 2 Carbon Emissions: Measurement Effects of Dual Reporting

Journal articles (5)

Dobija, D., Cho, CH., She, C., Zarzycka, E., Krasodomska, J. and Jemielniak, D., (2023). Involuntary Disclosures And Stakeholder-Initiated Communication on Social Media. Organization and Environment. 36 (1), 69-97

She, C., (2022). Social media dissemination of counter accounts and stakeholder support – evidence from greenpeace’s “Save the Arctic” campaign on Facebook. Accounting Forum, 1-26

Baboukardos, D., Gaia, S. and She, C., (2021). Social performance and social media activity in times of pandemic: evidence from COVID-19-related Twitter activity. Corporate Governance. 21 (6), 1271-1289

She, C., (2019). How Sustainable is Big Data?. Social and Environmental Accountability Journal. 39 (3), 203-204

She, C. and Michelon, G., (2019). Managing stakeholder perceptions: Organized hypocrisy in CSR disclosures on Facebook. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 61, 54-76

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EBS.2.64D, Colchester Campus

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