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2010-2011 AAA COMMITTEES


Research Advisory Committee

Charge

Research Advisory Committee
Responsibilities

  • Monitor the accounting research activities of other accounting associations (e.g. AICPA, FEI, IIA, and IMA) and coordinate with those organizations, as appropriate.
  • Advise the AAA Vice-President-Research in the development and administration of the Association's programs in accounting research, including contributing to effective initiatives undertaken by headquarters' staff involved in faculty development, the regions, and the sections.
  • Suggest ways to encourage research in accounting, including research related to discovery, integration, application, and teaching.
  • Develop materials for AAA webpage to inform and attract students to PhD programs in accounting.
  • Provide effective research liaison with regions and sections.
  • Coordinate the work of research-designated committees, such as the Competitive Manuscript Committee, the Deloitte Wildman Award Committee, the Doctoral Consortium Committee, the New Faculty Consortium Committee, and the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Selection Committee.
  • The Chair will have the opportunity three times every term-year to prepare and send a progress report which will be available for the Executive Committee to review at their next meeting.   This report should include accomplishments and suggested modifications and should be sent to the AAA President,  the committee’s Executive Committee Liaison, and staff liaison, Barbara Gutierrez (barbara.gutierrez@aaahq.org).

Research Advisory Committee - Seminal Contributions to Accounting Literature Award
Responsibilities

  • AAA Staff (Barbara Gutierrez) will ensure the Call for Nominations web page is updated in conjunction with the Committee Directory.
  • Beginning in September, the AAA Awards Coordinator (Arlene Oliver) will arrange for the Call for Nominations announcement to be included:
    • In the Fall edition of the Accounting Education News
    • On the AAA website and in multi-topic mass emails.
  • The AAA Awards Coordinator will contact the committee chair with the dates that the awards Call for Nominations will be included on the AAA website and in multi-topic mass emails.
  • Nominations are due by January 31st in years in which they are solicited.
  • Members of the committee are encouraged to submit nominations.
  • The committee will select award recipients based on award criteria.
  • The AAA Vice-President-Research will collect nominations for the award. 
  • The AAA Vice President-Research will involve the Research Advisory Committee to screen the nominations.
  • The committee will consider works worthy of the Award and add them to other nominations considered.
  • The AAA Vice President-Research and the Research Advisory Committee will take into consideration that the Award is not given too frequently to avoid diluting its original purpose.
  • The AAA Vice President-Research makes recommendations to the Executive Committee at the Spring Executive Committee meeting. 
  • The Executive Committee will make the final decision on giving the Seminal Contributions to Accounting Literature Award. 

Research Advisory Committee - Studies in Accounting Research (SAR)
Responsibilities

  • AAA staff will work with the AAA Vice President-Research to advertise and promote the Call for Proposal.
  • Proposals and completed works will be evaluated by the AAA Vice President-Research and the Research Advisory Committee for suitability. A review committee of three or more members will be established for an accepted proposal or completed work.
  • The committee will provide comments and suggestions and, upon completion, make a recommendation to the AAA Vice President-Research as to whether the work meets SAR criteria.
  • For proposals, the committee will also monitor the work as it is being completed. 
  • Appropriate milestones and time limits will be established for the completion of the work.
  • The selection of members of the review committee will be based upon recommendations of the author(s) and the AAA Vice President-Research with the objective of forming a mutually acceptable group that is highly conversant with the area and possesses established research records. The review committee may include a member of the Research Advisory Committee at the time the work is approved to provide continuity.
  • It is envisioned that about one SAR will be published every year.
  • The AAA will publicize, publish, and distribute sufficient copies based on orders received from members and non-members.

Membership

  • New committee members are appointed annually by the AAA President.

Meeting

  • The committee meets as needed.

Chair

John Christensen
University of Southern Denmark
Email

Members

Name
Affiliation

Contact

Term
Length

Term
Expires

Janie Casello Bouges
University of Massachusetts

Email

1

08/2011

Ricardo Lopes Cardoso
Brazilian School of Business and Public Management

Email

1

08/2011

Don Pagach
North Carolina State University

Email

1

08/2011

Michael Favere-Marchesi
Simon Fraser University

Email

1

08/2011

Pierre Liang
Carnegie Mellon University

Email

1

08/2011

EC Liaison

Gregory Waymire
Emory University
Email

 

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