Professor Peter Clarkson

Professor In Accounting

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law


Peter Clarkson undertakes research and teaching in both accounting and finance. His current research interests encompass issues relating to voluntary disclosure (both of a financial and a non-financial nature), company performance and valuation, and the economic implications of environmental performance. His work has been published in academic journals including The Accounting Review (TAR), Journal of Accounting and Economics (JAE), Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), Accounting, Organisations and Society (AOS), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (JAAP), Abacus, Journal of Finance (JF), and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA)., as well as in professional periodicals. He is currently an Editor of Contemporary Accounting Research and Associate Editor for Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Journal of International Accounting Research, and Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of British Columbia
  • Masters (Coursework) of Business Administration, University of Windsor
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Commerce, University of Windsor
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Arts, University of Western Ontario
  • Bachelor of Science, Trent University


  • Bose, Sudipta, Clarkson, Peter M. and Richardson, Gordon D. (2024). Valuation implications of mandatory CSR expenditure in India. Abacus, 60 (1), 91-129. doi: 10.1111/abac.12299

  • Clarkson, Peter M., Grewal, Jody and Richardson, Gordon D. (2023). The equity value relevance of carbon emissions. Handbook of business and climate change. (pp. 326-339) edited by Anant K. Sundaram and Robert G. Hansen. Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar.

  • Herbohn, Kathleen, Clarkson, Peter and Wallis, Mark (2022). The state of climate change-related risk disclosures and the way forward. Handbook of accounting and sustainability. (pp. 343-364) edited by Carol Adams. Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing.

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision