2021-2022 Issues in Accounting Education Steering Committee

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  • Review the Aims and Scope of Issues in Accounting Education
  • 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 Issues in Accounting Education 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.
    • Approving the Call for Nominations for the Managing Editors put forth by the journal’s Steering Committee:
    • The Accounting ReviewJanuary 2022
    • Accounting Horizons - January 2023
    • Issues in Accounting Education - January 2024
3-Year Cycle for Issues in Accounting Education Steering Committee's Journal Editor Selection Process:

Year 1


Following the selection of the journal’s editor, the Steering Committee will write a summary of their experiences in selecting the journal editor as input into the next round of the editor selection process.

Year 2


Formalize the Aims and Scope for the journal, and draft a Call for Submissions based on those parameters for review by the Board of Directors at their May board meeting.

Year 3


Review candidates for editor, recommend at least two candidates for consideration by the Publications Committee, which will make final recommendations to the Board of Directors.




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


  • Fulfill the Committee charge as above.
  • 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.
  • 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 (barbara.gutierrez@aaahq.org).
Name / Affiliation Contact Term Length Term Expires

Mark Holtzblatt
Cleveland State University






Julia M. Camp
Providence College




Jennifer Mueller-Phillips
Auburn University




Wayne Thomas
The University of Oklahoma




Elizabeth Almer
Portland State University

ealmer@pdx.edu 3 08/2023

Ignace DeBeelde
Ghent University, Belgium

ignace.debeelde@ugent.be 3 08/2023

Tracey Noga
Bentley University

tnoga@bentley.edu 3 08/2023

David A. Wood
Brigham Young University

davidwood@byu.edu 3 08/2023

Brandis Phillips
North Carolina A&T State University

bphillip@ncat.edu 3 08/2024

Board of Directors Liaison
Sarah McVay
University of Washington
Vice President-Research & Publications