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Dr Rita Samiolo

Lecturer in Accounting

Research interests

  • Project appraisal, accountability and the environment
  • Accounting and auditing in public sector reforms
  • The sociology of accounting and calculative practices


  • Samiolo, R. (2012) “Commensuration and Styles of Reasoning: Venice, Cost–Benefit, and the Defence of Place”. Accounting, Organizations and Society (in press). Read article.
  • Samiolo, R. (2012) “The Institutional Drama of Conservation: the Case of Venice Safeguard”. International Studies of Management and Organization, Vol. 42, no. 2, pp.77-91.
  • Samiolo, R. (2011), Book Review: “Accountants’ Truth: Knowledge and Ethics in the Financial World" by Matthew Gill, Oxford University Press. Canadian Journal of Sociology, Vol.36(2), pp. 242-244 (Spring issue). Read article.
  • Samiolo, R. (2011), “Getting the Appraisal Right?” Risk and Regulation, No.21, (Summer 2011). Read article. 
  • Samiolo, R. (with Andrea Mennicken and Peter Miller) (2008), “Accounting for Economic Sociology”, Economic Sociology: The European Electronic Newsletter,  No.10 (1): pp. 3-7. Read article.


Lectures / classes


Rita Samiolo 2008

Contact information

Department of Accounting
Room OLD 3.33
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7932
Fax: +44 (0)20 7242 3912

Email: r.samiolo@lse.ac.uk|

Administrative contact

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