To stimulate interchange and research on the relationship between behavioral science and accounting. This might include, for example, the behavioral impact of accounting information, the incorporation of behavioral and attitudinal measures in accounting and human resource accounting.

To promote the integration of organizational and general system theories with developments in accounting theory. The former might include such constructs as organizational effectiveness, open vs. closed systems, contingency theory, constituencies, organizational adaptability or resilience, and social responsibility accounting.

2017 - 2018 Officers

Officer Archives

Jennifer Reynolds-Moehrle
University of Missouri-St. Louis
Phone: (314) 516-6764
Email: moehrlej@umsl.edu
Immediate Past President
Robert Colson
Baruch College CUNY
Email: rhcolson@gmail.com


Stephanie Moussalli
University of Mississippi
Phone: (662) 236-3087
Yvette Lazdowski
University of New Hampshire at Manchester
Phone: (603) 630-3863
Email: Yvette.Lazdowski@unh.edu


Council Representative
Dale Flesher
University of Mississippi
Phone: (662) 915-7623
Email: acdlf@olemiss.edu

Vice President- Partnerships
Gary Spraakman
York University
Phone: (416) 736-2100
Email: garys@yorku.ca
Vice President- Communications
Stephan Fafatas
Washington and Lee University
Phone: (540) 458-8222
Email: sfafatas@wlu.edu
Academy Administrator
Tiffany Welch
Case Western Reserve University
Phone: (216) 368-2058
Email: acchistory@case.edu


Journal Editor

Bill Black
University of North Georgia
Phone: (678) 717.3680
Email: william.black@ung.edu


Letter from the President

This is an exciting time for the Academy as we leverage our successful past to expand our reach as a 21st century global organization.

In 2015 the membership voted to authorize the Academy leadership, under the direction of President Massimo Sargiacomo, to actively pursue an affiliation with the American Accounting Association (AAA).

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Accounting Historians Journal

First volume was published in 1974. We publish twice a year. Older volumes are available online at AAA Digital Library

Overview of acceptable submissions:

  • History of profession
  • Biography
  • History of accounting change
  • Entity case studies: industries, companies, governmental or NFP entities
  • Development of accounting theory
  • Critical examinations of new or old research
  • Does not have to be old to be a part of our history

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