Letter from the President

Evelyn A. McDowell


I am very honored to serve as the 2016-2017 President of the Diversity Section of the American Accounting Association. As the incoming president of the Section, my agenda includes: promoting more sustainable fund-raising activities to support conference travel scholarships for doctoral students; increasing membership communications by publishing regular newsletters; working with the membership committee to develop enrollment and engagement strategies of new and current members; and improving and documenting some of the internal processes that enhance the efficiency our operations. 

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Midyear Meeting

2016 Diversity Section
Midyear Meeting
November 3-5, 2017

Royal Sonesta New Orleans Hotel
New Orleans, Louisiana

You are invited to the Thirteenth Midyear Diversity Section Meeting to be held at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana from November 3-5, 2017.  The Royal Sonesta New Orleans Hotel is 16 miles from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. 

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Call for Papers

Participation in the following areas is invited:

  • Papers (including early stage working papers as well as more developed papers)
  • Panel discussions
  • Emerging Research session
  • Doctoral Student Road Paper Pitches

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