At the beginning of each year, the editor of the AHJ chooses a recipient of the Best Paper Award from the previous year's journals. The recipient(s) receives a plaque and a check for $300. The editor also selects two recipient(s) for Awards of Excellence, these recipients receive a check for $100.
First Place: Plaque and $300
Award for Excellence: $100
Award for Excellence: $100
Congratulations to the 2017 Recipients!
Frances Miley (University of Sussex) and Andrew Read (University of Sussex)
“Choreography of the Past: Accounting and the Writing of Christine de Pizan”
Awards for Excellence:
Ellen Lippman (University of Portland) and Martin McMahon (University of Portland)
“Professionalism and Politics in the Procurement Process: United States Civil War Early Years”
C. Richard Baker (Adelphi University)
“The Influence of the Accounting Theory on the FASB Conceptual Framework”
Past Recipients of the Award:
2016 Stephen Zeff (Rice University) - "Accounting Textbooks as Change Agents: Finney’s Intermediate and Finney and Miller’s Intermediate from 1934 to 1958"
2015 Martin Persson (Western University) and Christopher Napier (Royal Holloway, University of London) - “R. J. Chambers and the AICPA’s Postulates and Principles Controversy: A Case of Vicarious Action”
2014 Richard Fleischman (Emeritus, John Carroll University), Thomas Tyson (St. John Fisher College), and David Oldroyd-McCollum (Durham University) - "The U.S. Freedman's Bureau in Post Civil War Reconstruction"
2013 Dale L. Flesher, University of Mississippi and Gary J. Previts, Case Western Reserve University - "Donaldson Brown (1885-1965): The Power of an Individual and His Ideas Over Time."
2012 Jacques Richard, University Paris Dauphine - “The Victory of the Prussian Railway Dynamic Accounting Over the Public Finance and Patrimonial Accounting Models (1838-1884): An Early Illustration of the Appearance of the Second State of Capitalist Financial Accounting and a Testimony Against the Agency and the Market for Excuses Theories"
2011 Jesse Dillard, Portland State University and Linda Ruchala, University of Nebraska-Lincoln - “Veblen’s Placebo Another Historical Perspective on Administrative Evil”
2010 Warwick Funnell, University of Kent - “On His Majesty’s Secret Service: Accounting for the Secret Service in a Time of National Peril 1782-1806”
2009 Norman B. Macintosh, Queen’s University - “Effective Genealogical History: Possibilities for Critical Accounting History Research”
2008 Valerio Antonelli, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Trevor Boyns, Cardiff Business School and Fabrizio Cerbioni, University of Padua - “The Development of Accounting in Europe in the Era of Scientific Management: The Italian Engineering Conglomerate, Ansaldo, 1918 – 1940”
2007 Charles W. Wootton, Eastern Illinois University and Barbara E. Kemmerer, Eastern Illinois University - “The Emergence of Mechanical Accounting in the U.S., 1880 – 1930”
2006 Richard K. Fleischman, John Carroll University and Thomas Tyson, St. John Fisher College - “Accounting for Interned Japanese-American Civilians during World War II: Creating Incentives and Establishing Controls for Captive Workers”
2005 Fernando Gutiérrez, Carlos Larrinaga and Miriam Núñez - “Cost and Management Accounting in Pre-Industrial Revolution Spain”
2005 Sarah A. Holmes, Sandra T. Welch and Laura R. Knudson - “The Role of Accounting Practices in the Disempowerment of the Coahuiltecan Indians”
2004 Warwick Funnell - “Accounting and the Pursuit of Utopia: The Possibility of Perfection in Paraguay”
2003 Richard K. Fleischman and R. Penny Marquette - “The Impact of World War II on Cost Accounting at the Sperry Corporation”
2002 Alan J. Richardson - “Professional Dominance: The Relationship Between Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting”