Our exciting conference took place April 19 - 21, 2018 in Greenville, South Carolina

Please join us in congratulating our award winners!

Best Paper Award; "Diversity Issues in Accounting Research: A Content Analysis of AAA Annual Meetings 1998-2015" , David Rapp, Universität des Saarlandes, Marius Hasslinger, Universität des Saarlandes, Michael Olbrich, Universität des Saarlandes, Anja Spilski, Universität des Saarlandes, Florian Follert, Universität des Saarlandes

Best Ph.D. Student Paper Award; "Investor Connections and Non-GAAP Reporting", Chad Harwood, Florida Atlantic University-Boca

Accounting Information Systems Section Best Paper Award; "Using IRS Big Data as a Budgeting Tool for Managers", Valrie Chambers, Stetson University, Monica M. Mendoza, Stetson University, Joseph M. Woodside, Stetson University

Auditing Section Best Paper Award; "Do Auditors Listen to the Business Press? Negative Media Sentiment and Audit Pricing", Md Safayat Hossain, Florida International University, Hasibul Chowdhury, The University of Queensland, Kartick Gupta, The University of South Australia

Gender Issues and Work/life Balance Section Best Paper Award; "Who Aspires to be a Partner in a CPA Firm? A Study of Individual Characteristics and Gender Differences", Ambrose Jones, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Venkataraman M. Iyer, University of North Carolina-Greensboro

Public Interest Section Best Paper Award; "An Analysis of the Effects of the Financial Crisis of 2008 on Country Sustainability Efforts", Chloe Bales, Trinity University, Bryan Crusius, Trinity University, Amy Foshee Holmes, Trinity University, Shage Zhang, Trinity University

Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section Best Paper Award; "An Examination of the Effectiveness of Online Adaptive Learning Technologies", Joseph Ryan Cahalan, Florida Southern College, Timothy Jares, University of Northern Colorado, Gabe Dickey, University of Northern Colorado, William E. Wilcox, University of Northern Colorado

We hope to see you next year in Savannah, Georgia!