Dr Suzanne Fifield

Senior Lecturer

University of Dundee School of Business, School of Business

Accountancy & Finance, School of Business

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Suzanne joined the University of Dundee in 1999. She is a Senior Lecturer in Finance and a member of staff within the Accounting & Finance discipline in the School of Business. She is currently the Programme Lead for the MSc Finance degree.

After graduating Bachelor of Accountancy with First Class Honours from the University of Dundee in 1994, she achieved a Masters degree in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1995. She returned to the University of Dundee to pursue her doctoral studies and was awarded a PhD in 1999. She attained the position of Senior Lecturer in 2007. Suzanne is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Suzanne has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including the European Journal of Finance, International Journal of Finance & Economics, Accounting Forum and Applied Economics.

Suzanne has held a number of administrative roles in the School, including Director of Taught Postgraduate Studies and TPG Assessment Lead.


Summary of research expertise

  • International Portfolio Diversification
  • Stock Market Performance
  • Stock Market Efficiency
  • International Accounting

Research Grants

T.M.Dunne, S.G.M.Fifield, A.M.Fox, G.M.Hannah, C.V.Helliar and D.M.Power (with M.Veneziani, University of Brescia, Italy): "The Introduction of International Financial Reporting Standards: An Analysis of their Impact on the Usage and Content of Company Financial Statements", ICAS, £16,750, (11/05), 2 years.

S.G.M.Fifield, C.V.Helliar and L.A.Stevenson (with A.Dhanani): "Interest Rate Risk Management", CIMA, £8,500, (3/02), 18 months.

Research themes

Markets and governance

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Current teaching

BU22003 Intermediate Financial Management (module leader)

BU30002 Advanced Financial Management (module leader)

BU30007 International Capital Markets (module leader)

BU52006 Global Risk Analysis (module leader)

BU52012 Emerging Financial Markets and Investment (module leader)

Past teaching

BU11002 International Business Environment

BU21001 Financial Decision Analysis

BU5XXX Research Methodology & Methods

BU5XXX Global Financial Markets

BU5XXX International Accounting and Financial Reporting

BU5XXX Econometrics for Finance

Media availability

I am available for media commentary on my research.

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Areas of expertise

  • Banking and finance