Prof. Victor Maas appointed Professor of Management Accounting
As of 1 March 2012, prof. Victor Maas has been appointed endowed professor of Management Accounting at the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) on behalf of the Vereniging Trustfonds EUR. He will lead the school’s management accounting research and he will play an important role in further developing and strengthening ESE’s Accounting, Auditing and Control group at the department of Business Economics.
The research of professor Victor Maas is focused on the design of the organisational controllership function, performance measurement system manipulation and subjectivity in performance evaluation processes. His research lies at the interface between economics and psychology and is closely related to both the financial accounting research and the managerial economics research at ESE.
About Victor Maas
Victor Maas studied Economics at the University of Amsterdam and obtained a Ph.D. from that same university in 2007. After working as an assistant professor in Amsterdam for several years, he moved to Erasmus University in March 2011, where he was appointed associate professor of management accounting at the Erasmus School of Economics.
His teaching experience stretches from undergraduate courses to academic masters and executive teaching. As a researcher, he collaborates extensively with colleagues in for example the US and Spain. He has published in leading academic journals such as The Accounting Review, Accounting & Business Research, Behavioral Research in Accounting, European Accounting Review and Journal of Business Ethics