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Dr Andrea Mennicken

Associate Professor of Accounting 

Research interests

  • Global accounting and audit regulation and standardisation
  • Processes of professionalisation
  • Accounting, economic transition and social transformation in post-Soviet Russia
  • The sociology of calculative practices
  • Accounting in the public sector

Recent publications

  • Mennicken, A. (2014): Accounting for Values in Prison Privatization. In S. Alexius & K. Tamm Hallström (eds.), Configuring Value Conflicts in Markets. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 22-42.
  • Mennicken, A. (2013): '“Too Big to Fail and Too Big to Succeed”: Accounting and Privatisation in the Prison Service of England and Wales'. Financial Accountability and Management, Vol. 29, No. 2, 206-226. Read article
  • Mennicken, A. (with Power, M.) (2013): 'Auditing and Corporate Governance', in Wright, M.; Siegel D.S.; Keasey, K. and Filatotchev, I. (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Governance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 308-327.
  • Mennicken, A. (with Miller, P.) (2012): ‘Accounting, Territorialization and Power’. Foucault Studies, No. 13 (May 2012), 4-24. Read article.
  • Mennicken, A. (2012): Book review of Gill, Matthew (2009). Accountants’ Truth. Knowledge and Ethics in the Financial World (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), British Journal of Sociology 63 (1): 189-190. Read article.
  • Mennicken, A. (2010) From Inspection to Auditing: Audit and Markets as Linked Ecologies, Accounting, Organizations and Society 35 (3): 334-359. Read article.
  • Mennicken, A. (with Vollmer, H., and Preda A.) (2009) Tracking the Numbers: Across Accounting and Finance, Organizations and Markets, Accounting, Organizations and Society 34 (5): 619-637. Read article.
  • Mennicken, A. (with Kurunmäki, L.) (2008) Accounting for Failure Risk and Regulation (Financial Crisis Special), December 2008, p. 17 Read article
  • Mennicken, A. (with Miller, P., and Samiolo, R.) (2008) Accounting for Economic Sociology Economic Sociology: The European Electronic Newsletter 10 (1): 3-7 Read article.
  • Mennicken, A., (2008) Connecting Worlds: The Translation of International Auditing Standards into Post-Soviet Audit Practice, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Vol. 33, No. 4/5, pp. 384-414. Read article
  • Mennicken, A., (2008)  Mobilizing  International Auditing Standards in Arenas of Political and Economic Change in Post-Soviet Russia, in U. Schuerkens (ed.), Globalization and Transformations of Local Socio-Economic Practices. New York: Routledge, pp. 75-98.
  • Mennicken, A. and Heßling, A. (2007) Welt(en) regulierter Zahlenproduktion zwischen Globalität und Lokalität: Reflexionen zu globalen Standards in Rechnungslegung und Wirtschaftsprüfung, in: Mennicken, A. and Vollmer, H. (eds.) Zahlenwerk: Kalkulation, Organisation und Gesellschaft, Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.
  • Mennicken, A. (2006) Translation and Standardisation: Audit World-Building in Post-Soviet Russia, CARR Discussion Paper No. 36. 
  • Mennicken, A. (2005) Sociology of Accounting, in: Beckert, J. and Zafirovski, M. (eds.) International Encyclopaedia of Economic Sociology, London: Routledge, pp. 1-5. 
  • Mennicken, A. (2002) Bringing Calculation Back In: Studies in the Sociology of Accounting, Economic Sociology: European Electronic Newsletter, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 17-27. 
  • Mennicken, A. (2000) Figuring Trust: The Social Organisation of Credit Relations in Russia, in: Kalthoff, H. and Rottenburg, R. (eds.) Facts and Figures. Economic Representations and Practices, Marburg: Metropolis.


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Department of Accounting
Room OLD 3.12
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

Tel: +44 (0)20 7849 4641
Fax: +44 (0)20 7242 3912

Email: a.m.mennicken@lse.ac.uk|

Administrative contact

Justin Adams, Administrator
Room OLD 3.20
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6542
Email: j.adams5@lse.ac.uk|