Award presentations will be made each day during the scheduled breaks/awards presentation times.

Announcing the 2021 AAA Award Winners!

The AAA is pleased to recognize the contributions our members make
to the accounting academic community.

The award recipients will be recognized for their achievements during the
2021 Virtual Annual Meeting held August 2-5, 2021.

All award presentations will begin five minutes after the start of the designated presentation time.

The AAA/J. Michael and Mary Anne Cook/Deloitte Foundation Prize

(To be awarded on Monday, August 2nd from 11:30 am-12:00 pm Eastern)

 

Cindy Durtschi, DePaul University - Graduate Prize
George O. Gamble, University of Houston - Undergraduate Prize
Robyn Barrett, St. Louis Community College - Two-Year College Prize

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Accounting Horizons Best Paper Award

(To be awarded on Wednesday, August 4th from 1:15 pm-1:45 pm Eastern.)

Pamela Jeann√© Schmidt, Washburn University
Jennifer Riley, University of Nebraska-Omaha
Kimberly Swanson Church, Missouri State University

"Investigating Accountants' Resistance to Move beyond Excel and Adopt New Data Analytics Technology." Accounting Horizons, December 2020, Volume 34, No. 4, pp. 165-180.

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AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award

(To be awarded on Tuesday, August 3rd from 11:30 am-12:00 pm Eastern.)

Nancy Bagranoff, University of Richmond


Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award

(To be awarded on Thursday, August 5th from 11:30 am-12:00 pm Eastern.)

George Durler, Emporia State university
Anna Bedford, University of Technology, Australia
Jenny Terua, University of Hawaii
David Emerson, Sailsbury University


Competitive Manuscript Award

(To be awarded on Thursday, August 5th from 11:30 am-12:00 pm Eastern.)

Xin Zheng, The University of British Columbia, "A Tale of Two Enforcement Venues: Determinants and Consequences of the SEC’s Choice of Enforcement Venue After the Dodd-Frank Act."

Suzie Noh, Stanford University, "The Effect of Financial Reporting on Strategic Investments: Evidence from Purchase Obligations."

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Deloitte Foundation Wildman Medal Award
(sponsored by the Deloitte Foundation)

(To be awarded on Monday, August 2nd from 11:30 am-12:00 pm Eastern.)

Trevor S. Harris, Columbia University Business School
Urooj Khan, The University of Texas at Austin
Doron Nissim, Columbia University Business School

"The Expected Rate of Credit Losses on Banks’ Loan Portfolios." The Accounting Review, September 2018, Volume 93, No. 5, pp. 245-271.

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Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award

(To be awarded on Tuesday, August 3rd from 11:30 am-12:00 pm Eastern.)

Lawrence D. Brown, Temple University
Andrew C. Call, Arizona State University
Michael B. Clement, The University of Texas at Austin
Nathan Y. Sharp, Texas A&M University

"Inside the ‘Black Box’ of Sell-Side Financial Analysts." Journal of Accounting Research, March 2015, Volume 53, No. 1, pp. 1-47.

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Innovation in Accounting Education Award
(sponsored by the Ernst & Young Foundation)

(To be awarded on Thursday, August 5th from 11:30 am-12:00 pm Eastern.)

Vic Anand, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Josh Herbold, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Jessen Hobson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Kim I. Mendoza, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"The University of Illinois Data Analytics Course"

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Issues in Accounting Education Best Paper Award

(To be awarded on Wednesday, August 4th from 1:15 pm-1:45 pm Eastern.)

Helen Brown-Liburd, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark
Jennifer R. Joe, University of Delaware

"Research Initiatives in Accounting Education: Toward a More Inclusive Accounting Academy." Issues in Accounting Education, September 2020, Volume 35, No. 4, pp. 87-110.

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Lifetime Service Award

(To be awarded on Monday, August 2nd from 11:30 am-12:00 pm Eastern.)


Ken Bouyer, EY, LLP

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Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award
(sponsored by AICPA)

(To be awarded on Tuesday, August 3rd from 11:30 am-12:00 pm Eastern.)

Jun Dai, Michigan Technological University
Miklos A. Vasarhelyi, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark

"Toward Blockchain-Based Accounting and Assurance." Journal of Information Systems, Fall 2017, Volume 31, No. 3, pp. 5-21.

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Outgoing Board of Directors and Council Chair Recognitions

(To be awarded on Thursday, August 5th from 11:30 am-12:00 pm Eastern.)


Director-Focusing on Intellectual Property

Mary Harris Stanford, Texas Christian University

Director-Focusing on Segments

Audrey A. Gramling, Oklahoma State University

Vice President-Research & Publications
Mark DeFond, University of Southern California

Past-President
Terry Shevlin, University of California-Irvine

Outgoing Council Chair
Nancy B. Nichols, James Madison University


Outgoing Editor Recognition: Accounting Horizons

(To be awarded on Wednesday, August 4th from 1:15 pm-1:45 pm Eastern.)

Gopal V. Krishnan, Bentley University
Ray Pfeiffer, Simmons University


Outstanding Accounting Educator Award
(sponsored by the PricewaterhouseCoopers Foundation)

(To be awarded on Wednesday, August 4th from 1:15 pm-1:45 pm Eastern.)

A. Rashad Abdel-khalik, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Srikant Datar, Harvard Business School

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Outstanding Service Award

(To be awarded on Tuesday, August 3rd from 11:30 am-12:00 pm Eastern.)

Brian J. Bushee, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Marc A. Rubin, Miami University

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The Accounting Review Outstanding Reviewer Award

(To be awarded on Thursday, August 5th from 11:30 am-12:00 pm Eastern.)

From the editorial board:
Francois Brochet, Boston University
John L. Campbell, The University of Georgia
Paul E. Madsen, University of Florida
Andrew Van Buskirk, The Ohio State University

Non-editorial board:
Michelle L. Nessa, Michigan State University

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