Objectives

The purpose of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association is to give greater attention to the area of auditing. To fulfill this purpose, the Section has established objectives in three areas:


Education—to discuss, test, and disseminate various ways of teaching auditing and audit-related topics.


Research—to encourage, facilitate, and publicize research interests and projects in the audit area.


Profession—to create an opportunity for closer association between the profession and those who instruct in the field.

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 02/2020):
Impact Factor: 2.642
5-yr Impact Factor: 4.253
CiteScore: 3.97
SNIP: 2.017
SJR: 2.417
h5-index: 35

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Current Issues in Auditing

Current Issues in Auditing is published by the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association. To promote timely, widespread dissemination of ideas to the academic and practice communities, the journal is published online and is free to all interested parties.

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Midyear Meeting

The 2020 Auditing Section Midyear Meeting was a huge success!

Thank you for joining us for the 2020 Auditing Section Midyear Meeting which was be held in Houston, Texas at the Hyatt Regency Houston on January 16-18, 2020.

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Research

»AOS Conference on Accounting for Sustainability and Climate Change Call for Papers: Governments, regulators, businesses, and capital markets increasingly recognize that society is facing a planetary emergency, as evidenced by unprecedented levels of climate change and biodiversity loss, and that the effects of these crises will pose major risks to organizations’ operations and create demand for new products and services. There are many novel challenges and opportunities for accounting to help organizations navigate a range of these interacting sustainability issues. Submit electronically at the Accounting, Organizations and Society website, along with a cover letter indicating a conference submission. The deadline is June 15, 2021.  
»24th Illinois Symposium on Auditing Research Call for Papers: The Symposium brings top audit scholars together to discuss interesting, current audit research. Papers should address audit research questions that advance our current knowledge and that employ any rigorous research method. Papers on all audit and assurance-related topics are welcome and high-quality, innovative topics, data, subjects, and methods are particularly encouraged. Addiitonally, The 4th Illinois Audit Doctoral Consortium will include presentations from two top audit scholars and research presentations from three to four doctoral students. Consortium attendees are invited to stay for the Symposium.The deadline is June 10, 2020. Submission instructions available here.

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