Auditing Section Awards

Distinguished Service in Auditing Award - to recognize exemplary career service to the Auditing profession or the Section and scholarly contributions to the field of Auditing.
Deadline: July 31, 2019
Call for Nominations

Innovation in Auditing and Assurance Education Award - to encourage innovation and improvement in auditing and assurance education.
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Call for Nominations

Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Award - to recognize most outstanding contribution to auditing knowledge.
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Call for Nominations

Outstanding Auditing Educator Award - to recognize significant achievements in research or teaching in the field of Auditing.
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Call for Nominations

Notable Contributions to the Auditing Literature Award - to recognize research works of exceptional merit that make a direct contribution to auditing or assurance education, practice, or research.
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Call for Nominations

A Journal of Practice and Theory Best Paper Award - to recognize outstanding service provided by members of the Audit Section to the Journal, typically in the role of manuscript referee.
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Call for Nominations

Best PhD Student Paper at the Auditing Section Midyear Meeting -to recognize high quality submissions to the Auditing Section Midyear Meeting.
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Call for Nominations

Best Paper at the Auditing Section Midyear Meeting - to recognize high quality submissions to the Auditing Section Midyear Meeting.
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Call for Nominations


Distinguished Service Award in Auditing

The Auditing Section seeks nominations from the Section's membership for the award to be conferred at the Auditing Section Midyear Meeting in January. This award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the auditing profession or the Auditing Section, and scholarly contributions to the field of auditing. Visit the Auditing Section’s website to view previous awards here.

 

Selection of the award recipient will be made by the Section’s Distinguished Service Award in Auditing Selection Committee.  Nominations should be accompanied by a narrative summarizing the nominee's background and their contributions to the profession, the Auditing Section and scholarship.  No prescribed content or format is required, though the Selection Committee will benefit from comprehensive summary information upon which to build their understanding of the nominee's contributions.

 

Please submit nominations to Professor Scott Vandervelde via email (vandervelde@moore.sc.edu). All nominations must include a full citation to the nominated work and a detailed letter highlighting the reasons for the nomination.

 

Distinguished Service Award Winners

2018-2019 (MYM 2019)
Roger Simnett, University of New South Wales

2017-2018 (MYM 2018)
Joe Carcello, University of Tennessee

2016-2017 (MYM 2017)
Jean Bedard, Bentley University

2015-2016 (MYM 2016)
Arnold Wright, Northeastern University

2014-15 (MYM 2015)
Julia Higgs, Florida Atlantic University

2013-14 (MYM 2014)
Scott Showalter, North Carolina State University

2012-2013 (MYM 2013)
Robert H. Colson, CUNY-Baruch College

2011-2012 (MYM 2012)
Douglas R. Carmichael, CUNY-Baruch College

2010-2011 (MYM 2011)
John Fogarty, D&T Partner in Charge of Auditing Standards and Policies, Deputy Chair of IAASB

2009-2010 (MYM 2010)
Morley Lemon, University of Waterloo

2008-2009 (MYM 2009)
Gary Holstrum

2007-2008 (MYM 2008) 
William F. Messier, Jr., University of Nevada, Las Vegas

2006-2007 (MYM 2007)
Ira Solomon, University of Illinois at Urbana

2005-2006 (MYM 2006)
William "Bill" L. Felix, University of Arizona

2004-2005 (MYM 2005)
Timothy B. Bell, KPMG, LLP

2003-2004 (MYM 2004) 
Andrew "Andy" D. Bailey, Jr., University of Illinois at Urbana

2002-2003 (MYM 2003) 
Zoe-Vonna Palmrose, University of Southern California

2001-2002 (MYM 2002)
Lynford Graham, BDO Seidman

2000-2001 (MYM 2001)
Dan M. Guy, American Institute of CPAs

1999–2000 (MYM 2000)
Practice Advisory Council, PAC formed, Thomas Powell, Chair

1997–1998 
Robert S. Roussey, University of Southern California

1996–1997 
David L. Landsittel, Arthur Andersen

1995–1996 
Jerry D. Sullivan, Public Oversight Board

1994–1995 
Robert J. Sack, University of Virginia

1993–1994 
Frederick L. Neumann, University of Illinois at Urbana

1992–1993 
William R. Kinney, Jr., University of Texas at Austin

1991–1992 
Jay M. Smith, Jr., Brigham Young University

1990–1991 
John J. Willingham, Peat Marwick Main

1989–1990 
Donald A. Leslie, Clarkson Gordon

1988–1989 
James K. Loebbecke, University of Utah

1987–1988 
William W. Cooper, University of Texas-Austin

1984–1985 
Robert K. Elliott, Peat Marwick Main

1982–1983 
Robert K. Mautz, University of Michigan

1980–1981 
Kenneth Stringer, Deloitte Haskins & Sells

Innovation in Auditing and Assurance Education Award

Award

Purpose

Criteria

Frequency

Eligibility

Nomination Process

Selection Committee

Nature of Award

Other

Innovation in Auditing and Assurance Education

To encourage
innovation and  improvement in auditing and  assurance education.

The criteria used to judge the submissions include, but are not necessarily limited to:
a. Innovation.
b. Educational benefits.
c. Adaptability by other educational institutions or to other situations.

A maximum of one
award may be made each year.

See note below.

Nominations may
include, for instance, a set of teaching materials, a creative instructional strategy, or an insightful teaching approach. The innovation should have been implemented so that
evidence of its success can be evaluated.
A completed application should include the following:
a. A description of the
innovation, including
sample materials.
b. Any available evidence that the innovation has been shown to have educational benefits.
c. The name of a contact person, including the person’s phone, email address, and office mailing address.

Nominations submitted that are not selected are to be carried forward as automatically eligible nominations for the next four subsequent years. The committee chair should forward those nominations to the next year’s committee chair.

The Section Past President serves as the EC liaison to the committee but is not a member of the committee.

The selection committee will be approved by the Executive Committee.

Plaque

First awarded in
2002/2003.
Committee Chair will work with nominees to get materials posted on the Auditing Section website or other medium for use by others.

Note: Award recipients must be willing to share instructional materials with other members of the Section. Individual faculty members or groups of faculty teaching or preparing materials to be used for auditing and/or assurance education are eligible to apply. Persons may also nominate another faculty member or group of faculty members. At least one nominee must be a member of the Auditing Section. Members of the Innovation in Auditing & Assurance Education Award Committee and the current President are ineligible for the award. Other Executive Committee members are eligible if the materials are co-authored .

 

Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Award

The Auditing Section seeks nominations for its annual Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Award. The author of the dissertation judged to make the most outstanding contribution to auditing knowledge among those dissertations nominated for consideration, in addition to the recipient's dissertation chair, will receive the award. The assessment of what constitutes an outstanding contribution will be based upon, but not limited to, the following criteria:

  • Timeliness and importance of the problem(s) addressed.
  • Creativity of the research.
  • Development of an appropriate theoretical framework.
  • Appropriateness of the research method and analysis.
  • Potential for publication in a scholarly journal.
  • Potential for the results to have an impact on the practice of auditing.

Selection of the award recipient will be made by the Section’s Outstanding Dissertation in Auditing Selection Committee. A dissertation may be nominated either by the author or one or more members of the dissertation committee. To be considered complete, nominations must include:

  • A letter from the dissertation chairperson stating that the dissertation has been completed and accepted by the degree-granting institution between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2018 (including the date of the formal completion of the dissertation). Dissertations can be nominated more than once.
  • A nomination letter stating why the dissertation is deserving of special recognition.
  • An electronic copy of a paper from the dissertation that meets the criteria for papers submitted to Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory (refer to the latest issue for requirements related to length and other matters, e.g., submission of experimental instruments).
  • An electronic copy of the entire dissertation.

Please submit nominations to Professor Scott Vandervelde via email (vandervelde@moore.sc.edu) by the earliest possible date, but no later than July 31, 2019.

 

Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Award*

2018-2019 (MYM 2019)
Cassandra Estep, Emory University, “Auditor Integration of IT Specialist Input on Internal Control Issues: How a Weaker Team Identity can be Beneficial”
2016-17 (MYM 2017)
Emily Griffith (University of Wisconsin - Madison), “The Role of Valuation Specialists in Auditing Complex Estimates”.
Jacqueline Hammersley, Chair (University of Georgia)
2016-17 (MYM 2017)
Emily Griffith (University of Wisconsin - Madison), “The Role of Valuation Specialists in Auditing Complex Estimates”.
Jacqueline Hammersley, Chair (University of Georgia)
2015-16 (MYM 2016)
Joseph Schroeder (Indiana University), “What is the Role of Auditing in Earnings Announcement Disclosures? The Impact of Audit Completeness and Quality on GAAP Disclosure Details”
Chris Hogan, Chair (Michigan State University)
2014-15 (MYM 2015)
Matthew Ege, University of Florida
Urton Anderson, John Robinson, Co-Chairs
2013-14 (MYM 2014)
Paul Michas,
Jere Francis, Chair
2012-2013 (MYM 2013)
Regan N. Schmidt, Queen's University
Steven E. Salterio, Chair
2011-2012 (MYM 2012)
Jeremy B. Griffin, University of Georgia
E. Michael Bamber, Chair
2010-2011 (MYM 2011)
Bradley Pomeroy, University of Alberta
Michael Gibbins, Chair
2009-2010 (MYM 2010)
Michael Yu, University of Missouri
Jere Francis, Chair
2008-2009 (MYM 2009)
Jonathon Stanley, University of Alabama
Todd DeZoort, Chair
2007–2008 (MYM 2008)
Elizabeth Carson, University of New South Wales
Roger Simnett, Chair
2006–2007 (MYM 2007)
Gary Hecht, University of Illinois at Urbana
Mark Peecher, Chair
2005–2006 (MYM 2006)
Tina D. Carpenter, Florida State University
Jane L. Reimers, Chair
2004–2005 (MYM 2005)
Shawn M. Davis, Washington University
Ronald R. King, Chair
2003–2004 (MYM 2004)
Kathryn K. Epps, Georgia State University
William F. Messier, Jr., Chair
2002-2003 (MYM 2003)
KinYew Low
Ira Solomon, Chair University of Illinois at Urbana
2001-2002 (MYM 2002)
Jeffrey Wilks, Cornell University
Dr. Robert Libby, Chair
2000-2001 (MYM 2001)
Kevan Jansen, University of Florida
Bill Messier,Co-Chair
W.Robert Knechel,Co-Chair
1999–2000 (MYM 2000)
Jay Rich, University of Illinois at Urbana
Ira Solomon, Chair
1997–1998
Karla Johnstone, University of Connecticut
Stanley E. Biggs, Chair
1996–1997
Kathryn Kadous, University of Illinois at Urbana
Ira Solomon, Chair
1995–1996
Cynthia Williams Turner, Ohio State University
Eric Spires, Chair
1994–1995
Robert L. Braun, Louisiana State University
Ed Arrington, Chair
1993–1994
Timothy J. Louwers, Florida State University
Stephen W. Wheeler, Chair
1992–1993
Kathleen D. Mills, University of Arizona
William S. Waller, Chair
1991–1992
Charles E. Davis, University of North Carolina
Edward Blocher, Chair
1990–1991
Martha K. Nelson, University of Pittsburgh
Jacob G. Birnberg, Chair
1989–1990
Frank Buckless, Michigan State University
D. Dewey Ward, Chair
1988–1989
Vicky Heiman, University of Michigan
Robert Libby, Chair
1987–1988
Mary T. Washington, University of Southern California
Theodore J. Mock, Chair

 

* The Outstanding Dissertation Chair Award was first presented in 1995-96 in conjunction with the Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Award.

Outstanding Auditing Educator

The Auditing Sections seeks nominations from the Section’s membership for the Outstanding Auditing Educator award to be conferred at the Auditing Section Midyear Meeting in January. This award is conferred annually and recognizes outstanding achievements in research or teaching in the field of auditing. The award recognizes exemplary contributions in research and/or teaching over a sustained period of time as evidenced by publications, educational innovations, guidance to graduate and undergraduate students, or excellence in teaching. 

Selection of the award will be made by the Section’s Outstanding Auditing Educator Selection Committee. Nominations should be accompanied by a narrative summarizing the nominee's background and their achievement in research and/or teaching in the field of auditing. No prescribed content or format is required, though the Selection Committee will benefit from receiving comprehensive summary information upon which to build their understanding of the nominee's achievements.

Please submit nominations to Professor Scott Vandervelde via email (vandervelde@moore.sc.edu) by the earliest possible date, but no later than July 31, 2019.

 

Outstanding Auditing Educator Award

2018-2019 (MYM 2019)
Steven Glover, Brigham Young University
2017-18 (MYM2018)
Joe Carcello, University of Tennessee
2016-17 (MYM 2017)
Jeff Cohen, Boston College
2015-16 (MYM 2016)
Roger Simnett, University of New South Wales
2014-15 (MYM 2015)
Robert Knechel, University of Florida
2013-14 (MYM 2014)
Linda McDaniel, University of Kentucky
2012-2013 (MYM 2013)
E. Michael Bamber, University of Georgia
Philip Reckers, Arizona State University
2011-2012 (MYM 2012)
Jean C. Bedard, Bentley University
2010-2011 (MYM 2011)
Jere Francis, University of Missouri
2009-2010 (MYM 2010)
Arnold Wright, Northeastern University
2008-2009 (MYM 2009)
Stanley F Biggs, University of Connecticut
William F. Messier, Jr., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
2007-2008 (MYM 2008)
Michael Gibbins, University of Alberta
2006-2007 (MYM 2007)
Larry Rittenberg, University of Wisconsin at Madison
2005-2006 (MYM 2006)
Jane Mutchler, Georgia State University
2004-2005 (MYM 2005)
Steve Albrecht, Brigham Young University
2003-2004 (MYM 2004)
Dan Simunic, University of British Columbia
2002-2003 (MYM 2003)
Theodore J. Mock, University of Southern California
2001-2002 (MYM 2002)
Barry Cushing, University of Utah
2000-2001 (MYM 2001)
Ken T. Trotman, University of New South Wales
1999–2000 (MYM 2000)
Nicholas Dopuch, Washington University
1997–1998
Andrew D. Bailey, Jr., University of Illinois at Urbana
1996–1997
Ira Solomon, University of Illinois at Urbana
1995–1996
William R. Kinney, Jr., University of Texas at Austin
1994–1995
James K. Loebbecke, University of Utah
1993–1994
Jack L. Krogstad, Creighton University
1991–1992
R. Glen Berryman, University of Minnesota
1990–1991
Frederick L. Neumann, University of Illinois at Urbana
1989–1990
Howard F. Stettler, University of Kansas
1988–1989
William L. Felix, University of Arizona
1987–1988
Alvin A. Arens, Michigan State University

Notable Contributions to the Auditing Literature Award

 

 

Award

Purpose

Criteria

Frequency

Eligibility

Nomination Process

Selection Committee

Nature of Award

Other

Notable Contribution to the Auditing Literature

To recognize research
works of exceptional merit that make a significant contribution to auditing or assurance education, practice, or research.

To be eligible for submission, a work must have been published during the ten-year period ended December 31st of the year prior to the year of nomination (i.e., if nomination is made in July 20X2, then December 31, 20X1) and at least one of the authors of the published article, chapter, book, or monograph must be a current member of the Auditing Section. 

A maximum of one award may be made each year

Research that has
been published during the ten calendar years preceding the most recent Midyear
Meeting of the Auditing
Section.

Current members of the Notable Contributions to the Auditing Literature Award Committee and the current President are ineligible for the award. Other Executive Committee members are eligible if the paper is co-authored.

To be eligible for consideration, at least one of the authors of the published article, chapter, book, or monograph must be current member of the Auditing Section.

The nominator is
required to submit a brief statement indicating how the nomination meets the qualifying criteria.

Nominations submitted that are not selected are to be carried forward as nominations for the next four subsequent years. Committee chair should forward those nominations to the next year’s Committee chair. 

The Section President serves as the EC liaison to the committee but is not a member of the committee.

The selection committee will be approved by the Executive Committee.

Plaque

First awarded in 1999/2000


Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory Best Paper Award

The Auditing Section requests nominations for the Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory (AJPT) Best Paper Award.  The Section established this award in 2012 to annually recognize a paper published in AJPT that has had a significant influence on, or the potential to significantly influence, auditing research or practice. The assessment of what constitutes an outstanding contribution to auditing research is based upon the following criteria: (1) a demonstrable or anticipated impact on audit research or practice, (2) the importance of the problem(s) addressed, (3) the creativity of the research, and (4) the appropriateness of the theoretical development, research method, and analysis. Nominations for the award will be accepted from members of the Auditing Section and self-nominations are allowed.

The paper selected for the award will be chosen by the AJPT Best Paper Award Selection Committee. The committee includes the Senior Editor of AJPT at the time the award will be conferred, the most recent past Senior Editor, and three other members chosen by the Auditing Section Vice President, Academic. For the 2020 award, papers appearing in print in AJPT in in 2017, 2018, and 2019 are eligible for nomination.  Papers authored or coauthored by current members of the Section’s Executive Committee or the Award’s Selection Committee are ineligible for nomination. 

Nominations should include a brief statement (2-3 paragraphs) indicating the perceived or potential contribution of the paper.

Please submit nominations to Professor Scott Vandervelde via email (vandervelde@moore.sc.edu).  All nominations must include a full citation to the nominated work and a detailed letter highlighting the reasons for the nomination.

 

Award

Purpose

Criteria

Frequency

Eligibility

Nomination Process

Selection Committee

Nature of Award

Other

Outstanding Service to AJPT

To recognize outstanding service provided by members of the Audit Section to the Journal, typically in the role of manuscript referee.  

Factors considered in recognizing outstanding service include, but are not limited to, the quality of the review reports submitted, their timeliness in completing assigned reviews, the volume of reviews conducted, and their willingness to accept review requests.

One to three awards may be given annually and the recipient is announced at the Audit Section’s Mid-Year Meeting.

Members of the Audit Section who served as a reviewer for an AJPT submission during the calendar year under consideration.

The Senior Editor in consultation with the current Editors will nominate potential recipients. 

The award recipient is selected by the AJPT Senior Editor.

Plaque

None

A Journal of Practice & Theory Best Paper Award

2018-2019 (MYM 2019)
Lisa M. Gaynor, University of South Florida, Andrea S. Kelton, Middle Tennessee State University, Molly Mercer DePaul University, Teri L. Yohn, Indiana University Bloomington, "Understanding the Relation Between Financial Reporting Quality and Audit Quality”
2018
Ryan Casey (University of Denver) and Jonathan Grenier (Miami University). 2015. Understanding and contributing to the enigma of corporate social responsibility (CSR) assurance in the United States. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 34(1): 97-130.
2017
Henri Guénin-Paracini, Bertrand Malsch, and Marie-Soleil Tremblay. 2015. On the Operational Reality of Auditors’ Independence: Lessons from the Field. AJPT (Vol.34 (2): 201-236.
2016
Knechel, W.R., G.V. Krishnan, M. Pevzner, L. Shefchik Bhaskar, and U. Velury. 2013. Audit Quality: Insights from the Academic Literature. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory  32  (Supplement 1): 385-421.
2015
Brian Batten, Lisa Milici Gaynor, Linda McDaniel, Norma R. Montague, and Gregory E. Sierra, "The Audit of Fair Values and Other Estimates: The Effects of Underlying Environmental, Task, and Auditor-Specific Factors," Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory 2013, Vol. 32, No. Supplement 1, pp. 7-44.
2014
David Piercey (University of Massachusetts Amherst) for his paper, “Documentation Requirements and Qualified versus Qualitative Audit Risk Assessments,” Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory (November, 2011), pp. 223-248.

2013
Mark Nelson (Cornell University) for his paper, “A Model and Literature Review of Professional Skepticism in Auditing,” Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory (November, 2009), pp. 1-34.

Best Audit Section Midyear Awards

Best Midyear Meeting Paper Award

To recognize high quality submissions to the Auditing Section Midyear Meeting. Specific criteria are left to the discretion of the Audit Midyear Planning Committee. Factors to be considered by the Audit Midyear Planning Committee might include reviewer comments and reviewer nominations. The paper selected must be selected for presentation at a concurrent session. Members of the Audit Midyear Meeting Planning Committee are ineligible for the award. All papers submitted to the Midyear Meeting will be considered as nominations.

Panel B: Awards for Best Papers Submitted to the Midyear Meeting

 

BEST PHD STUDENT PAPER

BEST PAPER

Purpose

To recognize high quality submissions to the Auditing Section Midyear Meeting

To recognize high quality submissions to the Auditing Section Midyear Meeting

Criteria

• The paper can be single-authored, or co- authored. If the paper is co-authored, the PhD student must be the presenting author.

• The PhD student- author must be a PhD student as of the deadline for submitting the paper to the Midyear Meeting.

• The PhD student may be employed at an institution other than the PhD granting institution.

• The paper may be related to the dissertation, but does not have to be related to the dissertation.

Submissions for this award do not affect the eligibility of the student to also apply for the Outstanding Dissertation Award or to receive the Award for Best Paper submitted to the Auditing Section Midyear Meeting.

Specific criteria are left to the discretion of the Audit Midyear Planning Committee. Factors to be considered by the Audit Midyear Planning Committee might include reviewer comments and reviewer nominations.

The paper selected must be selected for presentation at a concurrent session.

Frequency

A maximum of one award may be made each year

A maximum of two awards may be made each year

Eligibility

Submission of paper to the Midyear Meeting.

Members of the Audit Midyear Meeting Planning Committee are not eligible for the award.

Submission of paper to the Midyear Meeting.

Members of the Audit Midyear Meeting Planning Committee are not eligible for the award. (As the Executive Committee members are not part of the selection or approval processes their paper submissions are eligible for the award.)

Nomination Process

When submitting a paper to the Midyear Meeting, the PhD student should indicate in the transmittal email that the paper is being submitted for consideration for the Best PhD Student Paper Award.

 

All papers submitted to the Midyear Meeting will be considered as nominations.

Selection Committee

Audit Midyear Meeting Planning Committee.
Co-chairs may form a committee, approved by the President, to handle the selection.

Audit Midyear Meeting Planning Committee.
Co-chairs may form a committee, approved by the President, to handle the selection.

Awards

The PhD student-author of the winning paper will receive a $1,000 monetary award. If the paper has more than one PhD student-author, the monetary award will be split among the student-authors. One student-author of the paper will receive reimbursement of travel costs to cover 3 hotel nights, meeting registration costs, and coach airfare up to $2,000.

Plaque.

Other

First Awarded at the 2009 Auditing Section Midyear Meeting

First Awarded at the 2010 Auditing Section Midyear Meeting

2018
Lori Shefchik Bhaskar, Patrick Hopkins, and Joseph Schroeder, “An Investigation of Auditors’ Judgments When Companies Release Earnings Before Audit Completion”
2017
Monika Causholli (University of Kentucky), Nicole Thorne Jenkins (University of Kentucky), Theresa Floyd (University of Montana) and Scott Soltis (University of Kentucky). "The Ties that Bind: Knowledge-Sharing Networks and Auditor Performance"
2016
Daniel Aobdia (Northwestern University), Anup Srivastava (Dartmouth College), and Erqiu Wang (Northwestern University). 2015. The Economic Impact of the Employment of Foreign-Born Graduates in the Auditing Industry. Working Paper, Northwestern University

Best Midyear Meeting Doctoral Student Paper Award

To recognize high quality submissions to the Auditing Section Midyear Meeting. The paper can be single-authored, or co- authored. If the paper is co-authored, the PhD student must be the presenting author. The PhD student- author must be a PhD student as of the deadline for submitting the paper to the Midyear Meeting. The PhD student may be employed at an institution other than the PhD granting institution. The paper may be related to the dissertation, but does not have to be related to the dissertation. Submissions for this award do not affect the eligibility of the student to also apply for the Outstanding Dissertation Award or to receive the Award for Best Paper submitted to the Auditing Section Midyear Meeting. When submitting a paper to the Midyear Meeting, the PhD student should indicate in the transmittal email that the paper is being submitted for consideration for the Best PhD Student Paper Award.

2018-2019 (MYM 2019)
Kyrre Kjellevold, Norwegian School of Economics, "Company Valuation Specialists’ Interactions with Management and Auditors: A Field Study”
2018
Wei Zhang*, Phillip Lamoreaux, and Michael Mowchan, “Spillover of Regulatory Enforcement Against Small Audit Firms”
2017
Jacqueline Hammersley and Michael Ricci (University of Georgia). "Using Audit Programs to Improve Audits of Complex Estimates"
2016
Yangyang Fan (University of Pittsburgh)
Cao, S., Y. Fan, G. Narayanamoorthy, and S. Rowe. Auditor Litigation: Consequences for Other Auditors. Working Paper, University of Pittsburgh.

AJPT Award for Outstanding Reviewer Performance

To recognize outstanding service provided by members of the Audit Section to the Journal, typically in the role of manuscript referee. Factors considered in recognizing outstanding service include, but are not limited to, the quality of the review reports submitted, their timeliness in completing assigned reviews, the volume of reviews conducted, and their willingness to accept review requests. The Senior Editor in consultation with the current Editors will nominate potential recipients.

2018 (this year the award was given to the audit section editors)

Yves Gendron (Université Laval)
Karla Johnstone (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Vic Naiker (Monash University - Caulfield)
Jeffrey R. Cohen (Boston College)

2017
Lisa Gaynor (University of South Florida)
Robyn Moroney (Monash University)
Kim Westermann (California Polytechnic University)
2016
Liesbeth Bruynseels (KU Leuven)
Kathleen Bentley Goode (University of New South Wales)
Scott Bronson (University of Kansas)

Journal

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory (AJPT) is available electronically to members of the Auditing Section. If you are a AAA member and would like to join the Auditing Section, please contact AAA Headquarters.

AJPT Citation Indices (Updated 12/2018):
Impact Factor: 2.409
CiteScore: 2.55
SNIP: 2.088
SJR: 1.710
h5-index: 37

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Research

»The AICPA wants to support your research efforts: If you're planning research into private company assurance
topics, the AICPA’s Assurance Research Advisory Group (ARAG) wants to help you make it happen. The ARAG provides approved research teams with access to firm personnel, peer reviewers and up to $10,000 in funding. This year, the group is interested in supporting research on:  

-The key challenges faced by practitioners when considering materiality in attestation engagements that involve aspects of subject matters that cannot be quantifiably measured.
-Levels of assurance obtained by practitioners in relation to limited assurance (review) versus reasonable assurance (audit) engagements

For more information on these topics, review the call for interest.

To apply, please submit a one-page summary of your research plan through our online submission form submission form by July 12, 2019. In developing a research plan summary, you may wish to use the ARAG research plan summary template as a guide. Feel free to send any questions to arag@aicpa.org