Professor Stewart Smyth




O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork

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Stewart Smyth joined Cork University Business School in July 2023. 

Stewart's research interests cover the policy and financing of public services, focusing on public/social housing and the use of PPPs to deliver public infrastructure; the use of accounting information by trade unions and social movements; and related conceptions of public accountability.

Stewart has been teaching accounting and related subjects since the late 1990s, with a particular emphasis on financial reporting and auditing, in both the private and public sectors. In recent years, he has developed and delivered Research Methods and Philosophical Perspectives to Accounting and Financial Management students.

The nature of Stewart's research leads him to pursue a range of public and policy engagements, including speaking at housing policy conferences and writing for different media outlets on accounting and finance issues.