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2015-2016 Doctoral Dissertation Awards for Innovative Research in Accounting Education Committee

Charge
Carry out all activities to select recipients of the Doctoral Dissertation Awards for Innovative Research in Accounting Education. Specifically:

  • Select up to five recipients of the Doctoral Dissertation Awards for Innovative Research in Accounting Education which is presented at the AAA Annual Meeting.
  • Identify and award up to five Doctoral Dissertation Awards for Innovative Research in Accounting Education of $5,000 each to PhD students conducting innovative research in any area of accounting using the award criteria as approved by the Board of Directors.

Membership

  • New committee members are appointed annually by the Council Committee on Awards Committee.
  • Members of this committee will be comprised of eight members drawn broadly from AAA Sections.
  • No Section shall be represented by more than one member on the committee.
  • A representative of the funding sponsor will be appointed as an Ex-Officio member of the committee.

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.
  • By the end of the second week of February the AAA Awards Coordinator will send to the Chair a link to the nominations that have been submitted.
  • The committee will select award recipient(s) based on award criteria.
  • The Chair will notify the AAA Awards Coordinator at awards@aaahq.org of the winner(s) and the winner’s correct contact information including affiliation and email by April 15th.
  • The AAA Awards Coordinator will notify the AAA President, Board of Directors Liaison, and the Executive Director of the winner(s).
  • The AAA President will send a congratulatory email/letter to the winner(s), copying the Executive Director, Chair, and AAA Awards Coordinator.
  • After the winner(s) has been notified by the President, the AAA Awards Coordinator will collect biography information for an announcement on the AAA website.
  • The AAA Awards Coordinator will make the arrangements for ordering and shipping the award which will be presented by the Chair at the Annual Meeting.
  • A member of the AAA staff will notify the Chair and Awardee(s) with Annual Meeting onsite presentation instructions.
  • 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 Governance Manager, Barbara Gutierrez (barbara.gutierrez@aaahq.org).

Members

Name / Affiliation

Contact

AAA Section

Term Length

Term Expires

Chair
Sonja Rego
Indiana University

 

sorego@indiana.edu

 

ATA

 

2

 

08/2016

Rich Houston
University of Alabama

rhouston@cba.ua.edu

APLG

1

08/2016

Christian Hofmann
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

hofmann@bwl.lmu.de

MAS

1

08/2016

Ole Kristian Hope
University of Toronto

okhope@rotman.utoronto.ca

Int’l

1

08/2016

Paul E. Madsen
University of Florida

paulmadsen@ufl.edu

FARS

1

08/2016

Elaine Mauldin
University of Missouri

mauldin@missouri.edu

AIS

1

08/2016

Sandra Vera-Muñoz
University of Notre Dame

sveramun@gmail.com

AUD

1

08/2016

Benson Wier
Virginia Commonwealth University

bwier@vcu.edu

ABO

1

08/2016

Jeffrey Burgess
Grant Thornton
National Managing Partner – Audit Services

jeffrey.burgess@us.gt.com

Grant Thornton LLP

1

08/2016

Board of Directors Liaison
Terry Shevlin
Vice President–Research & Publications
University of California-Irvine

 

tshevlin@uci.edu

 

 

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