Professor Lynne Oats joined Exeter Business School in September 2010, having held previous academic positions at the Universities of Warwick, Sheffield Hallam, and Curtin University of Technology. Her research interest is taxation policy and practice in social and institutional context, in both historical and contemporary settings. She has published extensively in the field, and is co-author of four books, Taxation Policy and Practice (with Andy Lymer), Principles of International Taxation (with Angharad Miller), Taxation: A Fieldwork Research Handbook and Accounting Principles for Tax Purposes (with Paul Tuck). She is Assistant Editor of British Tax Review and Vice Chair of the UK Tax Research Network, which hosts an annual conference for tax researchers from a variety of disciplines. Lynne is currently ESRC academic advisor to the HMRC project ‘Tax Opinions Panel Survey‘, and has previously been involved in the Tax Development Programme at HM Treasury. She is also Deputy Director of the ECRC/HMRC funded Tax Administration Research Centre.