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You are invited to submit your ideas for the Public Interest Newsletter - columns ideas, article publications, recent member accomplishments, websites of interest, accounting puzzles, short articles, professional announcements about journals or conferences, anything you think members might find useful via email to Michael Kraten mkraten@providence.edu. We look forward to hearing from you soon!!!

Call for Papers

The CAAA invites original papers for the 2018 Annual Conference on all areas of research including financial and management accounting, financial reporting and communication, assurance, tax, accounting history, and public sector accounting.

Submission deadline: January 17, 2018

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Announcements

Updated Bylaws October 2012 - Amendment passed unanimously!

Please send any newsletter items to Lawrence Chui at lawrence.chui@stthomas.edu or Byron Pike at byron.pike@mnsu.edu

Current Newsletter

Summer 2017

Journal

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

Teaching resources on Sustainability and CSR 

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

  • Irene 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.

Letter from the Chair

My name is Amy Hageman, and I am currently serving a two-year term (2016 to 2018) as Chair of the Public Interest Section. I am privileged to work with a wonderful group of Public Interest members serving in key positions...

Events

The Public Interest Section Midyear Meeting was held March 31- April 1, 2017 at Westin Washington D.C. City Center in downtown Washington, D.C. Thank you to all who attended and made it such a great success! See you in 2018!