• Review the Aims and Scope of Accounting Horizons
  • Prepare the Call for Nominations for the editor based on the Aims and Scope
  • Review editorial candidates and provide a slate of at least two candidates for editor of Accounting Horizons to the Publications Committee
  • The Publications Committee prepares a recommendation for the AAA Board of Directors to appoint an incoming editor for one association-wide journal (The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, or Issues in Accounting Education, depending on the year).  This recommendation is based on the slate of candidates put forth by the journal’s Steering Committee.


  • Members and the Chair of the Steering Committee are appointed by the AAA Management Team.


  • Meetings of the Committee may be scheduled at the discretion of the Chair, and can be online, as appropriate.


  • Fulfill the Committee charter as above.
  • If the Chair has any questions about the charge or responsibilities of this Committee, s/he should contact the Executive Director, the President, or the Committee's Board of Directors Liaison.
  • The Chair will have the opportunity three times every term-year to prepare and send a progress report which will be available for the Board of Directors to review at their next meeting. This report should include accomplishments and suggested modifications and should be sent to the AAA President, the Task Force's Board of Directors Liaison, and Governance Manager, Barbara Gutierrez (


Name / Affiliation Contact Term Length Term Expires

Dana Hermanson
Kennesaw State University
“Year 3”

Brian Ballou
Miami University of Ohio
 2  08/2018

Elizabeth Gordon
Temple University

2 08/2018
K. (Raghu) Raghunandan 
Florida International University   2  08/2018
Connie Weaver
Texas A&M University   2 08/2018 

Bill McCarthy
Michigan State University 3 08/2019

Sarah McVay
University of Washington 3 08/2019

Scott Showalter
North Carolina State 3 08/2019

Terry Warfield
University of Wisconsin-Madison 3 08/2019

Board of Directors Liaison
Terry Shevlin
University of California-Irvine
Vice President-Research & Publications