Dr Jonida Carungu

Dr Jonida Carungu is a senior lecturer in accounting. Her main research areas are sustainability accounting, accounting history and international accounting. Jonida is currently teaching the modules of Financial Accounting, Advanced financial Management, Commercial and Investment Banking, Accounting Theory and Regulations. She supervises MA and PhD students and is course leader for the International Trade and Finance MSc.

Dr Jonida Carungu, Lecturer in Accounting

Dr Jonida Carungu

Jonida obtained a Ph.D in Accounting in 2017 from the University of Pisa, Siena and Florence (Italy).

Her main research areas are Sustainability Accounting, Accounting History and International Accounting. 

Jonida is particularly interested in: 

  • Non-financial reporting and the Impact of the Regulation;
  • The impact of mandatory Non-financial reporting on stakeholder engagement and materiality representation;
  • The stereotype of the accountant in popular culture;
  • Evolution of accounting research, and in particular of Social and Environmental Accounting research;
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and family firms;
  • The role of the accountant during natural and humanitarian disasters. 

Jonida adopts qualitative methods to gather data, such content analysis and semantic analysis, interviews, focus groups and action research on case studies, thematic analysis on literary works and archival research. 

She is an Honorary Fellow in Accounting at the University of Siena (Italy) and part of the Non-Financial Disclosure Research Group (SIDREA). Jonida is also member of several academic associations, such as the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA), the European Accounting Association (EAA), the Accounting History Italian Society (Societá Italiana di Storia della Ragioneria, SISR). 

Jonida is currently teaching the modules of Financial Accounting, Advanced Financial Management, Commercial and Investment Banking, Accounting Theory and Regulations. She has six years’ experience as an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Business and Law (University of Siena), in co-teaching the modules of Financial Reporting and International Financial Accounting.


  • Patuelli, A., Carungu, J., Lattanzi, N. (2022). Drivers and nuances of sustainable development goals:
    Transcending corporate social responsibility in family firms. Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 373, 133723,
    ISSN 0959-6526 (2ABS). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.133723
  • Alexander, D., Carungu, J. and Vignini, S. (2022). IFRS meets the realities of a post-communist Balkan
    State, Journal of Accounting and Management Information Systems, Vol. 21/ No. 2/2022, pp. 141-173.
    (1ABS) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24818/jamis.2022.02001; Available at: http://online-
  • Carungu, J., & Molinari, M. (2022). The “Accountant” stereotype in the Florentine medieval popular culture:" galantuomini" or usurers? Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (3ABS). Forthcoming https://doi.org/10.1108/AAAJ-01-2020-4386.
  • Carungu, J., Di Pietra, R., & Molinari, M. (2021). The impact of a humanitarian disaster on the working approach of accountants: a study of contingent effects. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, (3ABS). https://doi.org/10.1108/AAAJ-08-2020-4789.
  • Carungu, J., Di Pietra, R., & Molinari, M. (2020).  Mandatory vs. voluntary exercise on non-financial reporting: does a normative/coercive isomorphism facilitate an increase in quality? Meditari Accountancy Research, (1ABS). https://doi.org/10.1108/MEDAR-08-2019-0540
  • Patuelli, A., & Carungu, J. (2020). A comparative study of the accounting research trends (1994–2014) between Spain and Italy. Accounting History, 25(3), 488-508, (2ABS). https://doi.org/10.1177/1032373219876355
  • Patuelli, A., and Carungu, J. (2019), “A comparative study of the accounting research trends (1994–2014) between Spain and Italy”, Accounting History, First Published in October 21st, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1177/1032373219876355
  • Carungu, J., and Patuelli, A. (2019), “The evolution of academic accounting research: a comparison between Italy and Spain” (Italian article title: “I cambiamenti della ricerca accademica in ambito ragioneristico: un confronto tra Italia e Spagna”), Rivista Italiana di Ragioneria e di Economia Aziendale (RIREA), 2, pp. 200-213, DOI 10.17408/RIREAJCAPGZ050607082019 - ISSN 1593-9154
  • Molinari, M., and Carungu, J. (2019), “Non-Financial Reporting: Substance over form” (Italian article title “Rendicontazione non finanziaria: dalla forma alla sostenza”), Controllo di Gestione Journal, IPSOA, 6, pp.5-17
  • Carungu, J., and Paolicelli, N. (2018) “The involvement of Monte dei Paschi di Siena Bank and the role of the book-keeping after the earthquake of 1798” (Italian article title: “L’intervento della Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena e il contributo del book-keeping nel “render conto” sulla gestione del terremoto del 1798”) (Co-author N. Paolicelli), Accounting and Cultures, 2, pp. 85-117. DOI: 10.3280/CCA2018-002005
  • Patuelli, A., and Carungu, J. (2016), “Accounting research trends during the last 20 years: evidence from Italy”, Accounting and Cultures, 2, pp. 65-85. DOI: 10.3280/CCA2016-002004.
  • supervising PhD students
  • collaborative research projects

Dr Jonida Carungu
Senior lecturer in Accounting at the Guildhall School of Business and Law | London Metropolitan University