Associate Editors

Lisa Baudot
University of Central Florida

Charles H. Cho
ESSEC Business School

Christine E. Earley
Providence College

Amy M. Hageman
Kansas State University

Dennis M. Patten
Illinois State University 

Sue P. Ravenscroft 
Iowa State University

Diane H. Roberts 
University of California, San Francisco

Donna Bobek Schmitt
University of South Carolina

Anne Leah Schnader
Suffolk University

Marie-Soleil Tremblay
École Nationale D'administration Publique


Editorial Advisory and Review Board

Vicky Arnold, University of Central Florida
Cornelia A. Beck, The University of Sydney (Australia)
Lies Bouten, IÉSEG School of Management (France)
Nathan Cannon, Texas State University
Michele E. Chwastiak, The University of New Mexico
Massimo Contrafatto, University of Bergamo (Italy)
Carmen Correa, University of Seville (Spain)  
Ericka Costa, University of Trento (Italy) 
Derek W. Dalton, Clemson University
Carol Callaway Dee, University of Colorado Denver 
Richard B. Dull, West Virginia University 
Dann G. Fisher, Kansas State University
Guido L. Geerts, University of Delaware
Denise Hanes-Downey, Villanova University
Dana R. Hermanson, Kennesaw State University 
J. Gregory Jenkins, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Patrick T. Kelly, Providence University 
Matias Laine, University of Tampere (Finland)
Carlos Larrinaga, University of Burgos (Spain)
Timothy J. Louwers, James Madison University
Jonathan Maurice, Université de Toulouse 1 Capitole (France)
William E. McCarthy, Michigan State University
Barbara D. Merino, University of North Texas (retired)
Cheryl McWatters, University of Ottawa (Canada)
Giovanna Michelon, University of Exeter (UK) 
Louella Moore, Washburn University             
Byron J. Pike, Minnesota State University Mankato
Vaughn S. Radcliffe, University of Western Ontario (Canada) 
Michael L. Roberts, University of Colorado Denver
Robin W. Roberts, University of Central Florida  
Michelle Rodrigue, Université Laval (Canada)  
Andrea M. Romi, Texas Tech University
Timothy J. Rupert, Northeastern University
Brian P. Shapiro, University of St. Thomas
Prem N. Sikka, University of Essex (UK)
Sophie Spring, Université de Montpellier 1 (France) 
Mitchell J. Stein, University of Western Ontario (Canada)
Dan N. Stone, University of Kentucky 
Steven G. Sutton, University of Central Florida
Stephanie L. Tate, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Kimberly D. Westermann, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo 
Clinton E. White, Jr., University of Delaware  
Paul F. Williams, North Carolina State University 
Joni J. Young,   The University of New Mexico


Accounting and the Public Interest

Accounting and the Public Interest is an academic journal published by the Public Interest Section of the American Accounting Association. The journal takes the view that accounting is a social activity with far-ranging consequences for every citizen, welcoming innovation and eclecticism, alternative theories and methodologies, as well as the more traditional ones. The common element in this diversity is the requirement that the study and its findings be linked to the public interest by situating them within a historical, social, and political context, and ultimately providing guidance for responsible

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Teaching resources on Sustainability and CSR 

(Learn who is teaching Sustainability and CSR, and read their recommendations regarding pedagogical materials!)

  • Irene Herremanns teaches courses in UC’s interdisciplinary degree program in Sustainable Energy Development. Her pedagogical specialties are in accounting, tourism, and environmental management and design.Irene recommends a teaching resource that resides on the UCalgary Blogs platform. It is entitled Sustainability Reports: Making Sense of Sustainability,* and it encompasses modules on: (1) Basics, (2) Sections, (3) Credibility, (4) Performance, and (5) Assurances. It also includes a Glossary of important terms.
  • Michael Kraten's sustainability teaching case "Save The Blue Frog" is now available at Michael has used this case in his graduate accounting program's capstone class and his undergraduate interdisciplinary colloquium on sustainability.

Letter from the Chair

My name is Mitch Stein and I am the Chair of the Public Interest Section for the next two years (2018-2020). I am very excited for the opportunity to serve the section as Chair and look forward to working with a great group of section members who are serving the section in key position...


Save the Date!

The University of Central Florida’s Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting and Washington State University’s Hoops Institute of Taxation Research and Policy are hosting a one-day Research Symposium on Taxes, Transparency and Social Responsibility in Denver, Colorado, on May 17, 2019! You can learn more information here

Volunteer Opportunities for the Ethics Research Symposium!

Please consider to volunteer for the ethics research symposium here