Jim Bulloch Award for Innovations in Management Accounting Education

to recognize an outstanding teaching or curriculum contribution to the area of management/cost accounting education.

Sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants

Purpose:  The Jim Bulloch award recognizes faculty members who have created or written innovative pedagogical practices or curriculum materials in the area of management accounting. The award, generously sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), provides a plaque and $2,000 to the recipient.

Criteria:  Awards shall be made on the basis of several criteria. Specifically, the educational innovation should be (1) adaptable across a variety of contexts (2) broad in scope and foster learning, and (3) low-cost to apply and adapt.

Eligibility and Application Procedures:  Individual faculty members, groups of faculty, or departments teaching or preparing materials to be used for managerial or cost accounting education are eligible. Applications should include (1) a description of the innovation, (2) sample materials (where feasible), and (3) evidence that the innovation has been tested and has been shown to have educational benefits. Also include a contact person and address to whom the Award Committee can send requests for additional information. Self-nominations are welcomed.  To nominate another faculty member or group of faculty, please send a completed application following the same guidelines.

Award Committee and Mailing Address:  Applications must be received by February 15, 2019.  Please send your nomination to the Chair of the Committee: Steve Buchheit, Culverhouse College of Business, Box 870220, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, srbuchheit@cba.ua.edu, phone: 205.348.2917.  Electronic nominations are preferred.

Past Award Winners


Dear MAS members,

As the incoming Senior Editor of the Journal of Management Accounting Research (JMAR) for the 2019-2021 term, I am excited to announce the team of Editors that will serve during my term. They are a group of 13 strong researchers that are ready to work with you, current and future authors and referees, on publishing high quality and relevant management accounting research.

Continuing on JMAR’s promise to include diverse methodological perspectives, we have editors covering all methods used to address management accounting issues, and have wide geographical representation with 46% of the editors not based in the US. Furthermore, the incoming Editorial Board which are relied upon to do the bulk of the reviewing will, for the first time in JMAR’s history, consists of a majority of non-US based researchers. I will announce the incoming Editorial Board members at the Management Accounting Section’s midyear meeting in January.

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Letter from the President

Benjamin C. Ayers

To my colleagues in the Management Accounting Section of the AAA,

As my term begins, I’d like to provide a summary of the state of our Section. Below are updates on significant current and new MAS activities, and on our financial condition and fee changes that will take effect in 2019-2020. I’ve included names of some who lead these activities, but for those whose names are not mentioned, please know that it’s not because your efforts are not appreciated – it’s because we have over 135 volunteer positions staffed by more than 110 people so it’s simply impossible to list all the great things you do!

The MAS has long had its own distinct culture. Our colleagues have diverse research and teaching interests, geographies, tenure in the academy and experiences prior to joining it, personal stories, and more...

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