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2017 - 2018 Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Literature Award Selection Committee

Nominations Deadline: January 31 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time

Charge

Carry out all activities to select recipients of the Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Literature Award. 

Select the recipient(s) of the award from those articles, monographs, or books, published in English, identified by the Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee as potentially distinguished contributions in accounting literature.

Specifically:

  • Actively seek and submit nominations to the Chair of the Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee
  • Review and evaluate nominations identified by the Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee
  • Current Committee members who are nominated for the award will be asked to either recuse themselves from the Committee or remove their nomination from consideration.
  • Select award recipient(s) based on award criteria
  • Chair presents the Award(s) at the AAA Annual Meeting
  • 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.

Members

Name / Affiliation Contact Term Length Term Expires
Chair

Patricia DeChow
University of California-Berkeley

patricia_dechow@haas.berkeley.edu

 
2


08/2018

Members

Margaret Christ
The University of Georgia

mchrist@uga.edu


 1

 08/2018

Nicole Jenkins
University of Kentucky

nicole.t.jenkins@uky.edu

1

08/2018

Lisa Koonce
University of Texas at Austin

lisa.koonce@mccombs.utexas.edu

1

08/2018

Christian Leuz
University of Chicago

cleuz@chicagobooth.edu

 1 08/2018

Karen Sedatole
Emory University

ksedatole@emory.edu

1

08/2018

Connie Weaver
Texas A&M University

cweaver@mays.tamu.edu

1

08/2018

Board of Directors Liaison

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

tshevlin@uci.edu

 

 

Expected Time Commitment

  • September 1 – January 31 – Actively seek and submit nominations
  • March  – April 15 – Review nominations, participate on conference calls and email discussions at the discretion of the Chair, and select award recipient(s)
  • August – Chair presents the award(s) and check(s) at the AAA Annual Meeting

Roles & Responsibilities Timeline

Chair and Committee Members Responsibilities

September - January 31 March - April 15 June August
  • Actively seek and submit nominations to the Chair of the Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee
  • Review nominations identified by the Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee, participate on conference calls and email discussions, at the discretion of the Chair
  • Select award recipient(s) based on award criteria
  • Chair notifies the Professional Staff Liaison of the winner(s) by April 15th at awards@aaahq.org
  • The Chair will have the opportunity to prepare and send a progress report in June which will be available for the Board of Directors to review at their August 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 Professional Staff Liaison, Barbara Gutierrez. (barbara.gutierrez@aaahq.org)
  • The Chair presents the award(s) and check(s) at the AAA Annual Meeting.

AAA Professional Staff Responsibilities

Committee Composition/Required Knowledge and Expertise

  • New Committee members are appointed annually by the Council Committee on Awards Committee.
  • Care should be taken that the Committee include members with a range of expertise, who are knowledgeable about exceptional, current, accounting research,
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