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Irene M. Gordon

Retired Professor, Accounting

Professor Emerita, Accounting


Room: WMC 3363

Phone: 778.782.4226



B.A. (Hons.), M.A., Ph.D. (Simon Fraser University), CPA, CGA, FCPA, FCGA

Research Interests

Accounting theory; Financial accounting; Accounting education; Accounting and corporate social responsibility.

Selected Publications

articles and reports

Gordon, I. M., & Nazari, J. A. (2018). Review of SOX in the business ethics literature. Managerial Auditing Journal, 33(5), 470-502.

Trottier, K., & Gordon, I. M. (2018). Students as surrogates for managers: Evidence from a replicated experiment. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 35(1), 146-161.

Gordon, I. M. (2017). Discussion of “Does the Accounting Profession Discipline Its Members Differently after Public Scrutiny?” by D. F. Mescall, F. Phillips, and R. N. Schmidt. Journal of Business Ethics, 142(2), 311-312.

Cormier, D., Gordon, I. M., & Magnan, M. (2016). Corporate ethical lapses: do markets and stakeholders care? Management Decision, 54(10), 2485-2506.

Gordon, I. M., & Boland, L. A. (2015). Anatomy of a journal: A reflection on the evolution of Contemporary Accounting Research, 1984–2010. Accounting History, 20(4), 464-489.

Gordon, I. M., Hrazdil, K., & Shapiro, D. (2012). Corporate governance in publicly traded small firms: A study of Canadian venture exchange companies. Business Horizons, 55(6), 583-591.

books chapters and monographs

Gordon, I. M., & Trottier, K. (2017). Agency theory: Applications in behavioral accounting research. In Libby, T., & Thorne, L. (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Behavioural Accounting Research. Routledge (UK).