Accounting and the Public Interest (Editorial Policy and Style Information)


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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Letter from the Chair

Patrick Kelly

As I complete my two years as Section Chair, I am grateful to all those who have made positive contributions to our section. While there are too many to list in this Chairs letter, I would like to thank the following people for their important service.

First, is Amy Hageman, our Chair-Elect. I have worked with Amy on a number of issues during my term and I know she will do a terrific job as Section Chair. Thanks Amy! I look forward to continuing to work with Amy as I take over as Section Secretary-Treasurer.

I would also like to thank the other officers for their valuable service to our section during the past two years. As noted below, many of these folks will continue serving our section in a variety of ways.

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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!