2022-2023 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
  • 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 2023 Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award or for the 2023 Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature 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 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.
  • 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  Section Term Length Term Expires
Chair

Linda Ragland
University of New Hampshire

linda.ragland@unh.edu

 n/a
 

1
 

08/2023

Members

Yvette J. Lazdowski
University of New Hampshire at Manchester

Yvette.Lazdowski@unh.edu

AAH

1

08/2023

Dan Stone    
University of Kentucky

dstone@uky.edu

ABO

1

08/2023

Marc Eulerich
University Duisburg-Essen
Germany

marc.eulerich@uni-due.de

AIS

1

08/2023

Kirsten Cook
Texas Tech University

kirsten.cook@ttu.edu

LEADERSHIP

1

08/2023

Jeri Seidman
University of Virginia

jseidman@virginia.edu

ATA

1

08/2023

Lisa Koonce
The University of Texas at Austin

lisa.koonce@mccombs.utexas.edu

AUDITING

 1

08/2023

Kevin Jackson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

kjack@illinois.edu

DIV

 1

08/2023

Jeff Wilks
Brigham Young University

wilks@byu.edu

FARS

 1

08/2023

Dick Riley
West Virginia University

richard.riley@mail.wvu.edu

FAS

 1

08/2023

Yu (Valeri) Li
San Diego State University

vli@sdsu.edu

GIWB

 1

08/2023

Mary Fischer
The University of Texas at Tyler

mfischer@uttyler.edu

GNP

 1

08/2023

Linda Myers
University of Tennessee-Knoxville

lmyers16@utk.edu

IAS

 1

08/2023

Isabella Grabner
WU Vienna University

isabella.grabner@wu.ac.at

MAS

 1

08/2023

Vaughan Radcliffe
Western University

vradcliffe@ivey.uwo.ca

PI

 1

08/2023

A. Faye Borthick
Georgia State University

borthick@gsu.edu

SET

1

08/2023

Tracie Miller
Franklin University

tracie.miller@franklin.edu

TLC

 1

08/2023

Carolyn Christesen
SUNY Westchester Community College

carolyn.christesen@sunywcc.edu

TYC

1

08/2023

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 virtual 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 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 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 virtual 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 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)

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.