Prof. dr. Sophie Maussen

Sophie Mausssen

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  • Since September 2020, Sophie Maussen has been working as an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Ghent University (department of Accounting, Corporate Finance and Taxation). Sophie earned her MSc (2014) and PhD (2020) in Business Economics at Ghent University. She teaches courses on financial accounting, management accounting, and research methods in accounting in diverse MSc programs. In her research she studies behavioral effects of design choices in the management control system with a focus on costing systems as part of the management control system. She also has a special research interest in whistleblowing as well as in CSR. She uses lab experiments as her main research method. Sophie is a member of FlandersMake@UGent – corelab CVAMO. In 2017, Sophie was a visiting scholar at Emory University – Goizueta Business School.
  • Sophie has published in Accountancy & Bedrijfskunde (2022), Accounting Education (2017), the European Accounting Review (2022), Journal of Accounting Education (2020), Management Accounting Research (2022), and Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal (2019).
  • Sophie supervises two Ph.D. students: Melissa VerniestDwight Waeye


  • Behavioral research in accounting and control.
  • Costing system design.
  • Lab experiments.