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Wanda A. Wallace Receives
AGA 2002 Cornelius Tierney/Ernst &Young Research Award.

Wanda A. WallaceWanda 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 excellence."

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 nonprofit—an area in which Dr. Wallace teaches in the graduate program at the College of William and Mary—include 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.

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