School of Management
Laura Mazzola is a Lecturer in Accounting at Queen’s University Belfast. Laura previously worked as Adjunct professor at the Department of Management at the University of Bergamo (Italy) and at the Faculty of Banking, Finance and Insurance Science at the University Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Brescia (Italy). Laura holds a PhD in Business and Law, with a specialisation in Social and environmental Accounting, at the University of Bergamo (Italy).
Her PhD project and current research is on the role of accounting and accountability in governing decision and policy making processes towards poverty-alleviation. During her PhD, Laura spent over a year as visiting PhD scholar at the School of Management, University of St Andrews (UK), where she conducted research with the Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR).
Laura research interests are on the intersection between sustainable development concerns and organizational practices with a particular focus on the role that accounting technologies and accountability mechanisms play in governing such issues. In particular her research focuses on Sustainable Development Goals, Accounting for SDGs and Accounting for poverty.