ATA Award Recipients

Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award
(funded by the Ernst & Young Foundation)

2023: Connie Weaver, Texas A&M University - College Station

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ATA Outstanding Service Award

2021: Terry Shevlin

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ATA Teaching Innovation Award

2021: Mollie T. Adams, Missouri State University; Kerry K. Inger, Auburn University; James H. Long, Auburn University; Tina M. Loraas, Auburn University for “La Maison des Comptables: A Tax Research, Data Management and Visualization Case

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ATA / PricewaterhouseCoopers Outstanding Tax Dissertation Award

2021: Preetika Joshi, McGill University for "Tax Planning vs. Coordination: The Dual-Role of Internal Capital Allocation" completed at York University

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ATA Tax Manuscript Award

2021: Rebecca Lester, Stanford University and Dominika Langenmayr 
"Taxation and Corporate Risk-Taking", The Accounting Review, Volume 93(3), 2018

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JATA Outstanding Paper Award

2021: Marcus M. Doxey, The University of Alabama, James G. Lawson, Bucknell University and Shane R. Stinson, The University of Alabama
"The Effects of Prefilled Tax Returns on Taxpayer Compliance," 2021 - Volume 43

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JATA Conference Best Discussant Award

2021: Stephanie Sikes, University of Illinois-Chicago

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JLTR Outstanding Paper Award

2021: Irwin J. Katz, University of South Florida
"Instiling Subpart F with Horizontal Equity as Applicable to Individual U.S. Shareholders"

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The Vice President Award (Learn more about this award)

2022: Bradley P. Lindsey, Utah State University

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A Letter From Our President

Jenny Brown
ATA Section President

Greetings ATA Members and Colleagues,                             

Welcome to the 2023/2024 academic year!

First, thank you for giving me the opportunity to serve as your president this year. The ATA is an extraordinarily collegial group, and I feel privileged that it has been a significant part of my professional life since I was a PhD student at the University of Texas, 20-plus years ago. Over the years, I have seen the ATA change and evolve to better meet the needs of its members, but one thing remains the same ­– the ATA continues to be my primary professional home outside my own university. 


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