Jim Bulloch Award for Innovations in Management Accounting Education

to recognize an outstanding teaching or curriculum contribution to the area of management/cost accounting education.

Sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants

Purpose:  The Jim Bulloch award recognizes faculty members who have created or written innovative pedagogical practices or curriculum materials in the area of management accounting. The award, generously sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), provides a plaque and $2,000 to the recipient.
Criteria:  Awards shall be made on the basis of several criteria. Specifically, the educational innovation should be (1) adaptable across a variety of contexts (2) broad in scope and foster learning, and (3) low-cost to apply and adapt.

Eligibility and Application Procedures:  Individual faculty members, groups of faculty, or departments teaching or preparing materials to be used for managerial or cost accounting education are eligible. Applications should include (1) a description of the innovation, (2) sample materials (where feasible), and (3) evidence that the innovation has been tested and has been shown to have educational benefits. Also include a contact person and address to whom the Award Committee can send requests for additional information. Self-nominations are welcomed.  To nominate another faculty member or group of faculty, please send a completed application following the same guidelines.

Award Committee and Mailing Address:  Applications must be received by February 15, 2020.  Please send your nomination to the Chair of the Committee: Jeremy Bentley, Isenberg School of Management, 121 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01003, jbentley@isenberg.umass.edu, phone: 413-545-5665.  Electronic nominations are preferred.

Prior winners of the Award are listed on the AAA MAS website


Dear MAS members,

As the incoming Senior Editor of the Journal of Management Accounting Research (JMAR) for the 2019-2021 term, I am excited to announce the team of Editors that will serve during my term. They are a group of 13 strong researchers that are ready to work with you, current and future authors and referees, on publishing high quality and relevant management accounting research.

Continuing on JMAR’s promise to include diverse methodological perspectives, we have editors covering all methods used to address management accounting issues, and have wide geographical representation with 46% of the editors not based in the US. Furthermore, the incoming Editorial Board which are relied upon to do the bulk of the reviewing will, for the first time in JMAR’s history, consists of a majority of non-US based researchers. I will announce the incoming Editorial Board members at the Management Accounting Section’s midyear meeting in January.

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Letter from the President

Allen Webb

Dear Members of the Management Accounting Section of the AAA;

As one of my first official duties as MAS President, it is a pleasure to provide this summary of recent news and events, highlights of some new initiatives planned for the coming year, and reminders of upcoming deadlines and activities. Doing all we do as a section requires tremendous dedication by our members. I am incredibly grateful for the over 100 members who readily agreed to volunteer their time and talent during my term as President. Thank you all for your commitment to the success of the MAS in the upcoming year!

On a personal note, I’d like to thank Annie Farrell, Past-President and Mina Pizzini, former Secretary Treasurer, for their exemplary service to the MAS. As with most leadership positions, there is a significant amount of work that goes on behind the scenes to keep the MAS running smoothly, as I am now learning! Both Annie and Mina worked tirelessly and enthusiastically in their roles and continue to provide ...

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