Dr Annika Beelitz

Dr Annika Beelitz

The Department of Accounting
Lecturer in Accounting

Contact details

Address
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Annika Beelitz is a Lecturer in Accounting at Birmingham Business School. Her research interests are corporate social responsibility and reporting, corporate communication, organisational legitimacy and impression management. Her research is inter-disciplinary and focuses in particular on corporate communication following corporate crises. She joined the University of Birmingham in January 2020.

Annika is currently the Senior Academic Tutor of the Department of Accounting. 

Qualifications

  • PhD in Accounting, Bangor University, 2017
  • MSc in Accounting and Finance, Bangor University, 2010
  • BA in International Cultural and Business Studies, University of Passau, 2009

Teaching

Advanced Financial Accounting (UG) 

Postgraduate supervision

I am interested in supervising qualitative research project in the areas of corporate social responsibility and reporting and corporate communication. I am very interested in supervising topics such as:

• Corporate communication around corporate crises
• Corporate communication on climate change and related topics
• Corporate communication and reporting on carbon emissions

Please also refer to my publications to get an idea about my research interests and expertise.

Research

Annika's research interests are corporate social responsibility and reporting, corporate communication, organisational legitimacy and impression management. Her research is inter-disciplinary and focuses in particular on corporate communication following corporate crises. 

Other activities

  • Executive Member of the Board of the Interdisciplinary Perspectives Special Interest Group (IPSIG) within the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) 

Academic Review Experience

  • Member of editorial review board - Accounting Forum
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Journal of Business Ethics
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Social and Environmental Accountability Journal
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Journal of Business Research
  • Ad hoc reviewer for British Accounting Review
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Accounting and the Public Interest

Publications