Dept. of Banking and Financial Management
Seraina Anagnostopoulou, Associate Professor
B.A. Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business (2001)
M.Sc. in International Securities, Investment and Banking, ICMA (ISMA) (2002)
Ph.D. Cass Business School, City University, London, UK (2007)
Seraina Anagnostopoulou is an Associate Professor of Financial Accounting at the University of Piraeus, Department of Banking and Financial Management. She undertook doctoral studies on a scholarship at the Cass Business School, City University, London, UK, from which she obtained a Ph.D. in Accounting in 2007. She is also a CFA Charterholder. She graduated from AUEB with a B.A. in Economics in 2001, and also holds an M.Sc. in International Securities, Investment and Banking from the ICMA (former ISMA) Centre, University of Reading, UK (2002). Before joining the University of Piraeus in 2019, she held academic positions at the ESCP Europe Business School-London Campus, the Henley Business School – University of Reading, and the Athens University of Economics and Business during years 2007-2019, while she was an academic visitor at the Queen Mary University of London during 2015-2016, and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in the summer of 2018. She has extensive teaching experience in financial and management accounting at undergraduate and postgraduate levels since 2005, and she is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) of the UK.
Her research focuses on accounting quality and earnings management, accounting conservatism, market-based accounting research and financial statements analysis, the economic consequences of IFRS adoption, CSR and R&D-related valuation issues, and is very frequently presented at academic conferences. Her publications have appeared in Accounting and Business Research, the International Journal of Accounting, the Journal of Financial Services Research, the British Accounting Review, the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, the International Review of Financial Analysis, and the Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, among other journals. She regularly serves as an ad hoc reviewer for several academic journals, and has been a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Accounting since 2010, and the British Accounting Review and the Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal since 2020. She is a member of the European Accounting Association and the CFA Institute.