AWARD NOMINATIONS 2016 FORENSIC ACCOUNTING SECTION

The Forensic Accounting Section seeks award nominations for the best research paper, the best teaching innovation, and the best dissertation paper dealing with forensic accounting, to be presented at the 2016 AAA Annual meeting. Each award has a prize of $1,000. For coauthored work, the cash prize will be divided among the authors.

  1. Best Research Paper Award in forensic accounting. Papers published within the last three years are preferred, although exceptional working papers and papers published less recently may be considered. Criteria upon which nominations will be judged include but are not limited to:
    • Originality;
    • Empirical, experimental or methodological design;
    • Contribution to the body of knowledge;
    • Potential impact on practice.
  1. The Best Teaching Innovation Award pertains to a course in forensic accounting. Preference is given to teaching innovations that have been published or that have other external evidence of quality to help the committee evaluate the contribution. The teaching innovation might include, but is not limited to:
    • The development of a new framework or paradigm;
    • The development of a creative learning technique or methodology;
    • The use of original cases or other course materials designed by the instructor;
    • The integration of ethics or communications skills into forensic accounting courses.
  1. The Dissertation Paper Award is given to the author of a dissertation related to forensic accounting that was completed within the last three years. Candidates must submit a working paper from the dissertation. Criteria for the best dissertation include:
    • Originality;
    • Empirical, experimental or methodological design;
    • Contribution to the literature;
    • Impact on practice.

Please send nominations for these awards to Diane Matson, chair of the Awards Committee, by Thursday, April 29, 2016 at dmmatson@stthomas.edu. Electronic submission is required.

President's Letter

Dear Colleagues:

As we celebrate the successful completion of another academic year and we get ready to kick off a new year perhaps with the help of our annual American Accounting Association Convection in NYC in August, it is a good time to appreciate what we have accomplished this year.

Forensic Accounting Section 2016 Midyear Meeting I am very pleased to report that this year’s Midyear Meeting was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina March 4-5, 2016. With 128 attendees, it was the largest and most successful FA Section midyear meeting to date.

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Midyear Meeting

2018 Forensic Accounting Research Conference

March 2-3, 2018

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The 2018 Forensic Accounting Section Research Conference will be held in Dallas, Texas, at the Wyndham Dallas Suites-Park Central on March 2-3....

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Forensic accounting touches all areas of the AAA: financial, behavioral, taxation, auditing, not-for-profit, information systems, international accounting, and management accounting. The Forensic Accounting Section (FAS) enables members to share classroom best practices and provides a linkage between the classroom and practitioners in an inclusive environment.

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Journal of Forensic Accounting Research

The Journal of Forensic Accounting Research is the new journal of the Forensic Accounting Section.

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Deloitte Foundation

Forensic Accounting Case Study Series

Matt Sherman, senior consultant, Deloitte Advisory, presented a session entitled, “Effective Learning Through Cases: Examples from the Deloitte Foundation Forensic Accounting Case Study Series”. Learn more about the Deloitte Foundation sponsored forensic accounting cases. Learn more about the AAA Forensic Accounting Conference