AIS Section Awards

Journal of Information Systems Best Paper Award

The Journal of Information Systems (JIS) Best Paper Award has been established by the AIS Section to recognize annually a paper published in JIS with the greatest impact or potential impact on accounting information systems research. 

This award provides the winner(s) with not only recognition for producing high quality AIS research, but also a $5,000 cash prize for the author(s). JIS papers appearing in the 2017, 2018, and 2019 issues are eligible for the first award. Award winner(s) will be honored at the AIS Section Midyear Meeting.

Please consider nominating an article by Friday, October 29, 2021. 

Nominations for the award will be accepted from members of the AIS Section. Self-nominations are welcomed and encouraged. Nominations should include a brief statement (no more than 2-3 paragraphs) explaining why the paper should be considered for the award and should be sent to Dr. David Wang (

Letter from the President

Greetings AIS Members,

Thank you for entrusting me with the role of President over the last year. I am so excited for the future of our Section. From the 2020
Annual Meeting, to the Midyear, to the AIS Bootcamp, I had the pleasure of Zoom meeting with many energetic, engaged, collaborative, and collegial members. It has been an inspiring year!

The slides provide a brief Business Report.

We will have a full update of Section Business during the Midyear Meeting in January 2022. I look forward to seeing you all in person ...

Journal of Information Systems

Journal of Information Systems

The Journal of Information Systems (JIS) is the academic journal of the Accounting Information Systems (AIS) Section of the American Accounting Association. Its goal is to support, promote, and advance Accounting Information Systems knowledge. The primary criterion for publication in JIS is contribution to the accounting information systems (AIS), accounting and auditing domains by the application or understanding of information technology theory and practice.

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