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2021 - 2022 Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee

Nominations Deadline: January 31 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time


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Charge

Coordinate all activities necessary to screen candidates for the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award and the Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award. Specifically:

  • Actively identify and nominate works of exceptional merit from published accounting books and articles that meet the criteria for the "Notable Contributions" award
  • Actively identify and nominate works of exceptional merit from published accounting books and articles that meet the criteria for the "Distinguished Contributions" award
  • Submit nominations for the Deloitte Foundation Wildman Award
  • Review and evaluate nominations
  • Select a set of nominees for the Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Literature Award based on the award criteria
  • Select a set of nominees for the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award based on the award criteria
  • If the Chair has any questions about the charge or responsibilities of this committee, s/he should contact the Chief Executive Officer, the President, or the Committee's Board of Directors Liaison.
     
  • Current Committee members who are nominated for the "Notable Contributions" award or the "Distinguished Contributions" award will be asked to either recuse themselves from the Committee or remove their nomination from consideration.
     
  • All nominees nominated for a given year’s award – who are not selected for that year’s award – will be automatically considered for the award for the following 2 years – as long as the nominated work(s) meets the publishing requirements (see award criteria for details).
  • Nominees who were not selected for the 2022 Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award or for the 2022 Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award will be considered during the selection process for the 2023 Award and, if not chosen for the 2023 Award, will also be considered for the 2024 Award.  At the end of the selection process for the 2024 Award, if a qualified nominee has not been chosen as the award recipient or has not been re-nominated, he/she will no longer be considered for the award.

Members

Name / Affiliation Contact  Section Term Length Term Expires
Chair

Tammy Waymire    
Middle Tennessee State University

Tammy.Waymire@mtsu.edu

 n/a
 

1
 

08/2022

Members

Martin Persson
University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

mpersson@illinois.edu

AAH

1

08/2022

Mark Peecher
University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

peecher@illinois.edu

ABO

1

08/2022

Efrim Boritz
University of Waterloo

jeboritz@uwaterloo.ca

AIS

1

08/2022

Sandra Richtermeyer
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Sandra_Richtermeyer@uml.edu

APLG

1

08/2022

Jingjing Huang
Virginia Tech

jjhuang@vt.edu

ATA

1

08/2022

Vicky Hoffman
University of Pittsburgh

vickyh@katz.pitt.edu

AUDITING

 1

08/2022

Dahlia Robinson
University of South Florida

dmrobinson@usf.edu

DIV

 1

08/2022

John J. Wild
University of Wisconsin-Madison

john.wild@wisc.edu

FARS

 1

08/2022

Vida Botes
University of Waikato (New Zealand)

vida.botes@waikato.ac.nz

FAS

 1

08/2022

Amelia Baldwin
University of South Alabama

baldwin@southalabama.edu

GIWB

 1

08/2022

Linda G. Ragland
University of New Hampshire

linda.ragland@unh.edu

GNP

 1

08/2022

John Changjiang Wang
University of Cincinnati

wang2cj@ucmail.uc.edu

IAS

 1

08/2022

Xiaotao (Kelvin) Liu
Northeastern University

Xi.Liu@northeastern.edu

MAS

 1

08/2022

Steven Mintz
California Polytechnic State University - San Luis

smintz@calpoly.edu

PI

 1

08/2022

Tawei (David) Wang
DePaul University

david.wang@depaul.edu

SET

1

08/2022

Angela Spencer
Oklahoma State University

angela.spencer@okstate.edu

TLC

 1

08/2022

Carolyn B. Hughes, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

carolynbhughes@abtech.edu

TYC

1

08/2022

Board of Directors Liaison

Sarah E. McVay
University of Washington
Vice President–Research & Publications

smcvay@uw.edu

Estimated Time Commitment

  • September 1 – January 31 – actively seek and submit nominations
  • February – March 2 – review nominations, participate on conference calls and email discussions at the discretion of the Chair
  • Select a set of nominees for the Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Literature Award based on the award criteria
  • Select a set of nominees for the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award based on the award criteria
  • By March 2nd, notify the Professional Staff Liaison at awards@aaahq.org of the set of nominees to be forwarded to the Selection Committee for the Distinguished Contribution Award
  • By March 2nd, notify the Professional Staff Liaison at awards@aaahq.org of the set of nominees to be forwarded to the Selection Committee for the Notable Contributions Award

Roles & Responsibilities Timeline

Chair and Committee Members Responsibilities

September - January February – March 2 June
  • Actively seek and submit nominations
  • Review nominations, participate on conference calls and email discussions, at the discretion of the Chair
  • Chair is allowed to vote in the award committee's deliberations.
  • Select a set of nominees for the Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Literature Award based on the award criteria
  • Select a set of nominees for the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award based on the award criteria
  • By March 2nd, notify the Professional Staff Liaison at barbara.gutierrez@aaahq.org of the set of nominees to be forwarded to the Selection Committee for the Distinguished Contribution Award
  • By March 2nd, notify the Professional Staff Liaison at barbara.gutierrez@aaahq.org of the set of nominees to be forwarded to the Selection Committee for the Notable Contributions Award
  • The Chair will have the opportunity to prepare and send a progress report in June which will be available for the Board of Directors to review at their August meeting. This report should include accomplishments and suggested modifications and should be sent to the AAA President, the Committee's Board of Directors Liaison, and Professional Staff Liaison, Barbara Gutierrez. (barbara.gutierrez@aaahq.org)

AAA Professional Staff Responsibilities

Committee Composition/Required Knowledge and Expertise

  • Committee members plus a voting Chair are appointed annually prior to the Annual Meeting by the Council Committee on Awards Committee.
  • The Committee must include a representative from each of the AAA Sections.
  • Care should be taken that the Committee include members with a range of expertise who are knowledgeable about unique and substantive scholarship in accounting.
  • Care should be taken that the Committee include members with a range of expertise who are knowledgeable about exceptional, current, accounting research.
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