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Prof. dr. Sophie Hoozée

ProfessorGhent UniversityDept. Accounting, Corporate Finance & Taxation
Work Phone: +32 9 2643533Website: Curriculum Vitae


Sophie Hoozée is Associate Professor of Management Accounting and Control and a member of FlandersMake@UGent – corelab CVAMO. She teaches BSc and MSc courses on cost accounting, management accounting and management control. Her research focuses on the design of costing systems and management control systems, especially in societally important contexts. Sophie is an editorial board member of Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal and Social & Environmental Accountability Journal. Before joining Ghent University in 2015, Sophie spent five years abroad: two years at IESEG School of Management (Lille, France) and three years at Erasmus School of Economics (Rotterdam, The Netherlands).

Sophie has published in Accounting, Organizations and Society (2020, 2024), Abacus (2012), Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (2022, forthcoming), Australian Accounting Review (2018), European Accounting Review (2018, 2022), Issues in Accounting Education (2015), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (2023), Journal of Accounting Education (2020), Journal of Cleaner Production (2016), Journal of Management Accounting Research (2018), Journal of Management Control (2022), Management Accounting Research (2010, 2013, 2022, 2023), Radiotherapy & Oncology (2019), Scandinavian Journal of Management (2017) and Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal (2019). She is also a co-author of several textbooks.

In addition to her academic work, Sophie is a non-executive board member at Primoris, CKCert and Ciboris as well as an independent non-executive board member and chair of the audit committee at Europabank. Sophie also acts as a jury member on the judging panel for the Best Belgian Sustainability Report Award.




  • Costing system design
  • Time-driven activity-based costing
  • Management control system design
  • Measurement and control of CSR performance
  • Sustainability assurance
  • Social and environmental accounting
  • ESG reporting

Recent publications

Full bibliography

PhD student supervision

  • Melissa Verniest, Ghent University, advisory committee member (2022- )
  • Nicola Van Camp, Ghent University, advisor (2021- )
  • Dwight Waeye, Ghent University, co-advisor (2021- )
  • Annelies Fievez, Ghent University, advisor (2020- )
  • Anschi De Wolf, Ghent University, external examiner (2021)
  • Thi Cam Tu Luong, University of Antwerp, external examiner (2021)
  • Sophie Maussen, advisor (2014-2020)
  • Thi Xuan Linh Nguyen, Ghent University, external examiner (2020)
  • Poppy Daowadueng, University of Antwerp, external examiner (2019)
  • Ward Reynaert, guidance committee member (2014-2018)
  • Quang-Huy Ngo, co-advisor (2013-2016)
  • Jolien De Baerdemaeker, guidance committee member (2011-2015)

Editorial boards and refereeing

Editorial board member of Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal and of Social & Environmental Accountability Journal

Ad hoc reviewer for: AAA Annual Meeting; AAA Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting; Abacus; Accounting Horizons; Accounting, Organizations and Society; Australian Accounting Review; British Accounting Review; Danish Journal of Management and Business; EAA Annual Congress (Scientific Committee Member, 2016-2018); Energy Economics; European Accounting Review; Journal of Accounting Education; Journal of Business Ethics; Journal of Cleaner Production; Journal of Management Accounting Research; Journal of Management Control; Management Accounting Research; Public Administration; Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal

Grants, honours and prizes

Distinguished Reviewer Award 2022, Journal of Management Control

Starting grant of the Special Research Fund BOF (‘Bijzonder OnderszoeksFonds’), Ghent University, 2017

Doctoral fellow of the Special Research Fund BOF, Ghent University, 2006-2010

Winner of the Sidmar Prize 2006 for the best master dissertation in Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University


Centre for Social & Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR)

European Accounting Association (EAA)