Wanda A. Wallace, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, CIA, The
John N. Dalton Professor of Business Administration at the College of William
and Mary has been selected as the recipient of the Association of Government
Accountants' (AGA's) 2002 Cornelius Tierney/Ernst &Young Research Award.
The award letter sent by the Chair of the AGA National Awards Committee states
"Each year, AGA recognizes financial management professionals whose
visionary leadership, outstanding accomplishments and exceptional service have
significantly advanced our profession, strengthened our Association and
improved our communities." The letter closes with the phrasing
"congratulations and thank you for your unsurpassed commitment to
The award is in recognition of Dr.
Wallace's outstanding research accomplishments over her career. Dr. Wallace's
previous government-related experience includes being appointed by former
Comptroller General Chuck Bowsher to the Government Auditing Standards Advisory
Council on which she served as a member during the revision of the Yellow Book
which sets forth generally accepted governmental auditing standards. Dr.
Wallace has also served on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council,
chaired the Government and Non-Profit Section of the American Accounting
Association, and published a number of government-associated articles, as well
as monographs published by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).
She recently accepted an invitation from the Governmental Accounting Standards
Board to serve on an Advisory Committee for its Asset Impairment Project. While
her research has spanned a number of accounting, auditing, business, and
analytical areas, those most focused on the subject matter of government and
nonprofitan area in which Dr. Wallace teaches in the graduate program at
the College of William and Maryinclude articles published in Journal
of Accounting Research, Research in Governmental and Non-profit Accounting,
Public Budgeting and Financial Management, Government Finance Review,
Accounting Horizons, International Journal of Public Administration, The
Journal of Government Financial Management, Financial Accountability &
Management, Public Fund Digest, and Accounting Today. She has
authored chapters and research monographs on related topics including
participating in three such monographs published by the Governmental Accounting
Standards Board on service efforts and accomplishment measures. Dr. Wallace has
authored over 40 books and monographs, including Performance Measurement and
Risk Monitoring (Warren, Gorham & Lamont) and Mastery of the Financial
Accounting Research System (FARS) Through Cases (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.)
and over 200 articles.