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Professor Mike Power - Honorary Doctorate in Economics

18 May 2009 

Mike Power, Professor of Accounting and Research Theme Director of the ESRC Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Economics by the Senate of the University of St Gallen, Switzerland. The award was conferred at the Dies Academicus of the University on May 16th and has been given in recognition of 'outstanding contributions in the fields of accounting, auditing and risk management', and for 'significant impact on international accounting research and on the development of the audit profession'. Professor Power is author of The Audit Society (Oxford, 1997), which has been translated into several languages, and Organized Uncertainty: Designing a World of Risk Management (Oxford, 2007).