2018 Conference of the Public Interest Section and Doctoral/Early Scholar Consortium

Editors’ Panel
The Public Interest section is grateful to these distinguished editors, who have agreed to serve on the editor’s panel at the 2018 midyear meeting.  Details on other members of the panel will be posted in the future.  


Dr. Marcia Annisette

Dr. Marcia Annisette is the co-editor-in-chief of Critical Perspectives on Accounting.  She serves on the editorial boards of 11 other, top-ranked journals including Accounting Organizations and Society, Contemporary Accounting Research, and Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal.  She is Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Accounting at the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto.  Previously, she held academic appointments in England, the USA, Spain, and her home country, Trinidad and Tobago.

Dr. Annisette’s major research interest is in the social organization of the accountancy profession.  She has twice won “best article of the year” awards and is a frequent plenary speaker at conferences around the world.  In addition to research and speaking engagements, she directs The Schulich School’s Master of Accounting Program.  




Dr. Charles Cho

Dr. Charles Cho is an Editor of Accounting Forum, the Accounting and Business Ethics Section Co-Editor of the Journal of Business Ethics and an Associate Editor of Accounting and the Public Interest.  In addition, he serves on the editorial boards of 14 other academic journals.  He is a regularly-invited plenary and keynote speaker at international conferences.  Dr. Cho is a Council member of the Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research, and Chairs its International Associates Committee.  Prior to his academic career, he worked with KPMG LLP and other public accounting firms in auditing and taxation.

Currently, Dr. Cho holds the Erivan K. Haub Chair in Business & Sustainability at the Schulich School of Business, York University. His research interests include Social and Environmental Accounting, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and Accounting and the Public Interest. He designs and teaches CSR/sustainability and business ethics courses at the undergraduate, graduate (MBA, MSc), and PhD levels as well as in executive programs for corporate managers.


Dr. Pamela B. Roush

Dr. Pamela B. Roush, current editor of Accounting and the Public Interest, has served on editorial boards of multiple academic journals.  Her work has appeared in numerous journals including Accounting Horizons, Accounting and the Public Interest, Research in Accounting Regulation, Journal of Business Ethics, Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting, and Current Issues in Accounting.  She has held leadership positions in the American Accounting Association (AAA) Ethics and Professionalism Committee, the AAA Public Interest Section, the Central Florida Institute of Internal Auditors (CFIIIA) Academic Relations Committee, and the AAA Audit Section Education Committee. 

Dr. Roush’s research interests include corporate social responsibility (CSR), corporate governance, ethics and auditor independence.  She has won “best paper” and outstanding author contribution awards, and has presented her work at national and international venues.  She was selected by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) to serve on the PCAOB Auditor Independence Research Team. 

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