As Thought Leaders in Accounting, the AAA is pleased to recognize the contributions our members make to the accounting academic community.

Be sure to congratulate your colleagues as their awards are presented at the Annual Meeting Plenaries and AAA Lunches.

Accounting Horizons Best Paper Award

(To be awarded at the Tuesday AAA Luncheon)

Clive S. Lennox, University of Southern California
Xi Wu, Central University of Finance & Economics

" A Review of the Archival Literature on Audit Partners." Accounting Horizons, June 2018, Volume 32, No. 2, pp. 1-35.

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American Accounting Association/J. Michael and Mary Anne Cook/Deloitte Foundation Prize

(To be awarded at the Monday opening plenary)

William E. McCarthy, Michigan State University - Graduate Prize
Margarita Maria Lenk, Colorado State University - Undergraduate Prize
Jill Mitchell, Northern Virginia Community College - Two-Year College Prize

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Competitive Manuscript Award

(To be awarded at the Wednesday Plenary)

Ethan Rouen, Harvard University, "Rethinking Measurement of Pay Disparity and its Relation to Firm Performance"

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Deloitte Foundation Wildman Medal Award
(sponsored by the Deloitte Foundation)

(To be awarded at the Tuesday Plenary)

Emily E. Griffith, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jacqueline S. Hammersley, The University of Georgia
Kathryn Kadous, Emory University

" Audits of Complex Estimates as Verification of Management Numbers: How Institutional Pressures Shape Practice." Contemporary Accounting Research, Fall 2015, Volume 32, No. 3, pp. 833-863.

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Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award

(To be awarded at the Wednesday Plenary)

S.P. Kothari, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Andrew J. Leone, Northwestern University
Charles E. Wasley, University of Rochester

" Performance matched discretionary accrual measures." Journal of Accounting and Economics, January 2005, Volume 39, No. 1, pp. 163-197.

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Innovation in Accounting Education Award
(sponsored by the Ernst & Young Foundation)

(To be awarded at the Wednesday Plenary)

Markus Ahrens, Saint Louis Community College, Meramec
Cathy Scott, University of North Texas-Dallas

" Teaching and Learning Toolbox"

A. Faye Borthick, George State University
Gary P. Schneider, California State University, Monterey Bay
Therese R. Viscelli, Mercer University-Macon

" Analyzing Data for Decision Making: Integrating Spreadsheet Modeling and Database Querying." Issues in Accounting Education, February 2017, Volume 32, No. 1, pp. 59-66.

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Issues in Accounting Education Best Paper Award

(To be awarded at the Tuesday AAA Luncheon)

Lauren M. Cunningham, The University of Tennessee
Sarah E. Stein, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

" Using Visualization Software in the Audit of Revenue Transactions to Identify Anomalies." Issues in Accounting Education, November 2018, Volume 33, No. 4, pp. 33-46.

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Lifetime Service Award

(To be awarded at the Tuesday AAA Luncheon)

Mary E. Barth, Stanford University
Ellen Glazerman, EY Foundation

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Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award (sponsored by AICPA)

(To be awarded at the Wednesday Plenary)

Yaniv Konchitchki, University of California-Berkeley
Panos N. Patatoukas, University of California-Berkeley

" Accounting Earnings and Gross Domestic Product." Journal of Accounting and Economics, February 2014, Volume 57, No. 1, pp. 76-88, and "Taking the Pulse of the Real Economy Using Financial Statement Analysis: Implications for Macro Forecasting and Stock Valuation." The Accounting Review, March 2014, Volume 89, No. 2, pp. 669-694.

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Outstanding Accounting Educator Award
(sponsored by the PricewaterhouseCoopers Foundation)

(To be awarded at the Tuesday Plenary)

Joan Lee, Fairfield University
Thomas J. Linsmeier, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Outstanding Service Award

( To be awarded at the Tuesday AAA Luncheon)

Anne M. Farrell, Miami University of Ohio
Patrica M. Poli, Fairfield University

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Seminal Contributions to Accounting Literature Award

(To be awarded at the Monday Plenary)

Patricia Dechow, University of Southern California

" Accounting Earnings and Cash Flows as Measures of Firm Performance: The Role of Accounting Accruals." Journal of Accounting and Economics, July 1994, Volume 18, No. 1, pp. 3-42.

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