2022-2023 Innovation in Accounting Education Award Committee
 

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


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Charge

Carry out all activities to select recipients of the Innovation in Accounting Education Award which is presented at the AAA Annual Meeting. Specifically:

  • Actively seek and submit nominations
  • Review and evaluate nominations
  • Select award recipient(s) based on the award criteria
  • Chair presents the Award(s) at the AAA Annual Meeting
  • Current Committee members who are nominated for the 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 two (2) years. 
  • Nominees who were not selected for the 2023 AAA Innovation in Accounting Education Award will be considered during the selection process for the 2024 Award and, if not chosen for the 2024 Award, will also be considered for the 2025 Award.  At the end of the selection process for the 2025 Award, if a 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.
  • 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.

Members

Name / Affiliation Contact Term Length Term Expires
Chair

Cathy Scott    
University of North Texas-Dallas

cathy.scott@untdallas.edu

 1

08/2023

Members

Katherine Campbell
University of North Dakota

Katherine.campbell@und.edu

1

08/2023

Susan Curtis
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

smcurtis@illinois.edu

1

08/2023

Dina El Mahdy
Morgan State University

dina.elmahdy@morgan.edu

1

08/2023

Mitchell Franklin
Le Moyne College

franklma@lemoyne.edu

1

08/2023

Severin Grabski
Michigan State University

grabski@msu.edu

1

08/2023

Anna Vysotskaya
Higher School of Economics
Russia

annaborisovna@hotmail.com

1

 08/2023

Board of Directors Liaison

Beth B. Kern 
Vice President–Education
Indiana University South Bend

bkern@iusb.edu

 

 

Estimated Time Commitment

  • September 1 – January 31 – Actively seek and submit nominations
  • February 15 – April 15 – Review nominations, participate on virtual calls and email discussions at the discretion of the Chair, and select award recipient(s)
  • By April 15 – Chair notifies the Professional Staff Liaison of the recipient(s)
  • August – Chair and award sponsor representative present the award(s) and check(s) at the AAA Annual Meeting; recipient(s) of this award is invited to present their innovation at a concurrent session moderated by the Chair of this Committee on Wednesday afternoon of the Annual Meeting.

Roles & Responsibilities Timeline

Chair and Committee Members Responsibilities

September - January 31 February 15 - April 15 June August
  • Actively seek and submit nominations
  • Review nominations, participate on virtual calls and email discussions, at the discretion of the Chair
  • Chair is allowed to vote in the award committee's deliberations.
  • Select award recipient(s) based on award criteria
  • Chair notifies the Professional Staff Liaison of the recipient(s) by April 15th at barbara.gutierrez@aaahq.org  
  • The Chair must submit at least one report per year to the Board of Directors. 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)
  • The Chair will write a thank you email to the award sponsor representative for their support of the award.
  • The Chair and award sponsor representative present the award(s) at the AAA Annual Meeting.
  • The recipient(s) of the Innovation in Accounting Education Award are invited to present their innovation at a concurrent session on Wednesday, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, of the Annual Meeting, to be moderated by the Chair of the Innovation in Accounting Education Award Committee.

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.
  • Care should be taken that the Committee include members with knowledge about unique approaches and innovations.