Personal profile

Research interests

Bill's research interests are primarily in the history of accounting, particularly where accounting interfaces with medical practice and within the drinks industry. Other interests are in the more contemporary interface between accounting and medical practice, the history of accounting and popular culture, management accounting practices in non Anglo-Saxon contexts and the gendering of the accountancy profession. 


Roles & Responsibilities

Head of Accounting 

External positions

External Examiner, University College Cork

Sep 2014Sep 2018

External examiner, Northumbria University

Aug 2012Aug 2017

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Selected Research Output 2004 2018

Research agenda
Popular culture
annual report
nineteenth century


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

William John Jackson (Recipient), 2004

Prize: Election to learned society

Selected Activities 2003 2016

European Accounting Association, 35th Annual Congress

Jackson, W. J. (Speaker)
8 May 201212 May 2012

Activity: Participation in conference

13th World Congress of Accounting Historians

Jackson, W. J. (Speaker)
18 Jul 2012

Activity: Participation in conference