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2014 - 2015 Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee

Charge

Coordinate all activities necessary to screen candidates for the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award and the Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award. Specifically:

  • Identify works of exceptional merit from published accounting books and articles that meet the guidelines for the "Notable Contributions" award.
  • Identify works of exceptional merit from published accounting books and articles that meet the guidelines for the "Distinguished Contributions" award.
  • The Screening Committee for the Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award shall be encouraged to submit candidates for the AAA/Deloitte Wildman Award to the Wildman Committee.

Membership

  • New committee members are appointed annually by the Council Committee on Awards Committee.
  • The membership of the Screening Committee shall include a representative from each of the AAA Sections.

Meetings

  • The committee meets as needed.

Responsibilities

  • AAA Staff (Barbara Gutierrez) will ensure the Call for Nominations web page is updated in conjunction with the Committee Directory.
  • Beginning in September, Stephanie Glaser, AAA Awards Coordinator, will arrange for the Call for Nominations announcement to be included:
    • In the Fall edition of the Accounting Education News
    • On the AAA website and in multi-topic mass emails.
  • The AAA Awards Coordinator will contact the chair with the dates that the award's Call for Nominations will be included on the AAA website and in multi-topic mass emails.
  • Members of the committee are encouraged to submit nominations.
  • Nominations are due by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on January 31st.
  • Submissions for this award are collected electronically in Word or PDF format.
  • The nominator will receive an acknowledgement message from the AAA Awards Coordinator upon receipt of the nomination.
  • During the first week of February the AAA Awards Coordinator will send to the Chair of the Screening Committee a link to the nominations that have been submitted for the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award and a link to the nominations that have been submitted for the Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award.
  • The Screening committee will select nominees for the Notable Contributions award and the Distinguished Contributions awards based on each award's specific criteria.
  • The Chair of the Screening committee will provide a set of nominees for the Selection Committee for the Notable Contributions award and for the Selection Committee for the Distinguished Contributions award to the AAA Awards Coordinator at awards@aaahq.org by March 2rd.
  • During the first week of March, the AAA Awards Coordinator will send a link to the nominations that have been accepted by the Screening Committee to the Chair of the Selection Committee for the Notable Contributions award and a link to the nominations that have been accepted by the Screening Committee to the Chair of the Selection Committee for the Distinguished Contributions award.
  • If the Chair has any questions about the charge or responsibilities of this committee, s/he should contact the Executive Director, the President, or the committee's Board of Directors Liaison.
  • The Chair will have the opportunity three times every term-year to prepare and send a progress report which will be available for the Board of Directors to review at their next meeting. This report should include accomplishments and suggested modifications and should be sent to the AAA President, the committee’s Board of Directors Liaison, and staff liaison, Barbara Gutierrez (barbara.gutierrez@aaahq.org).

Members

Name / Affiliation Contact Section Term Length Term Expires
Chair
Jeffrey Gramlich
Washington State University
 
jeff.gramlich@wsu.edu
   
1
 
08/2015

Victoria Dickinson
University of Mississippi

vdickins@olemiss.edu FARS 1  08/2015

Edward Douthett
George Mason University

edouthet@gmu.edu Int’l 1  08/2015

Chan Du
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

cdu@umassd.edu TLC 1  08/2015

Parveen Gupta
Lehigh University

ppg0@lehigh.edu APLG 1  08/2015

Brian Hogan
University of Pittsburgh

bhogan@katz.pitt.edu ATA 1  08/2015

Dana Hollie
Louisiana State University

danahollie@lsu.edu Diversity 1  08/2015

Diane Janvrin
Iowa State University

djanvrin@iastate.edu SET 1  08/2015

Cheryl Susan McWatters
University of Ottawa

McWatters@telfer.uOttawa.ca Public Interest 1  08/2015

Pamela R. Murphy
Queen's University-Kingston (Canada)

pmurphy@business.queensu.ca FIA 1  08/2015

Vernon Richardson
University of Arkansas

vrichardson@walton.uark.edu Info Systems 1  08/2015

Paul Ashcroft
Missouri State University

PaulAshcroft@MissouriState.edu GIWB 1  08/2015

Thomas Joseph Smith
Florida Atlantic University

tsmit158@fau.edu Auditing 1  08/2015

Nathan V. Stuart
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

stuartn@uwosh.edu MAS 1  08/2015

Michael Williamson
University of Texas at Austin

Michael.Williamson@
mccombs.utexas.edu
ABO 1  08/2015
Barbara A. Thomas
Danville Area Community College
bthomas121@hotmail.com Two-Year 1  08/2015
Angela Gore
George Washington University

agore@gwu.edu

GNP 1  08/2015
Board of Directors Liaison
Steven J. Kachelmeier
University of Texas-Austin
 
kach@mail.utexas.edu
     
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