Accounting Historians Journal
A journal of the Academy of Accounting Historians Section of the American Accounting Association


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Accounting Historians Journal is an international journal that addresses the development of accounting thought and practice. AHJ embraces all subject matter related to accounting history, including but not limited to research that provides historical perspective on contemporary issues. It prints semi-annually in June and December, and is indexed in both Scopus and ESCI.

For more information on the journal and the Academy of Accounting Historians Section, please click here.

Senior Editor:
Bill Black
Accounting Historians Journal
University of North Georgia
P: 678.717.3680
E: ahjeditor@ung.edu

Editorial Office: AHJ@aaahq.org

AAA Editorial Assistant:
Kathryn Armstrong
P: 941.556.4122
E: kathryn.armstrong@aaahq.org

How to Submit a Manuscript:

Step 1: Pay submission fee online (VISA, MasterCard, American Express). There is no submission fee for AHJ.

Step 2: Read the Editorial Policy and Manuscript Prep Guide to ensure your manuscript is ready for submission.

Step 3: Submit manuscript to the AHJ Peer Review System.

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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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