This annual award of $1,000 and a plaque is to recognize the author of the best book on an accounting historical topic published in the current or previous two years, i.e., 2015 through 2017. The winning publication will be based upon the selection of an awards committee established by the leadership of the Academy of Accounting Historians.
Award: Plaque and $1,000
Send nominations to: Academy Executive Committee at email@example.com.
Congratulations to the 2016 Recipients!
Gary Spraakman (York University)
Gary Spraakman is a professor of management accounting at the School of Administrative Studies, York University where he teaches management accounting. Since 1999, he has been active with the Academy. His research interests include accounting history, management accounting, and accounting education. He is a CPA, CMA, and he worked for 14 years as an accountant at various Canadian companies prior to undertaking a PhD and an academic career. He is happily married to Cherilyn; they have three adult children and two grandchildren and counting.
Past recipients of the Award:
2015 Warwick Funnell, University of Kent and Jeff Robertson, Massey University
2014 Trevor Boyns (Cardiff University) and John Richard Edwards (Cardiff University), A History of Management Accounting: The British Experience (Routledge, 2013).