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Dr Steven Xianglong Chen

International Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Steven Xianglong Chen

The Management School




Steven Xianglong Chen is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Accounting and Finance at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS).


Prior to joining Lancaster, Steven earned his PhD in Accounting and Finance from Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS), The University of Manchester, where he also worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. His doctoral research was fully funded by the University of Manchester President's Doctoral Scholar Award and the AMBS PhD Scholarship. Before pursuing his PhD at the University of Manchester, Steven completed his MSc with Distinction at King's College London and BSc at the University of Bradford.


Steven's main research interests lie in the intersection between market-based accounting research and corporate governance. He is particularly interested in studying the interplay between stakeholders (e.g., employees) and other market participants such as managers and analysts. His research has been presented at major international conferences such as EAA, FMA Europe and ICGS. 


Steven has extensive teaching experience in a wide range of accounting topics at all levels (UG, PG and Executive) and was recognised for "Teaching Excellence" at AMBS. 

Research Interests

Market-Based Accounting Research, Corporate Governance, Non-Financial Information, Human Capital, Employee Welfare, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Financial Analysts, External Auditors

Current Teaching

AcF307 Issues in Auditing

AcF212BJTU Principles of Financial Accounting

AcF213BJTU Management Accounting for Busines Decisions