Academy of Accounting Historians (AAH)
Accounting Behavior and Organizations (ABO)
The Accounting Behavior and Organizations Section promotes the integration of organizational and general system theories with developments in accounting theory. The former might include such constructs as organizational effectiveness, open vs closed systems, contingency theory, constituencies, and social responsibility accounting.
Accounting Information Systems (AIS)
The Accounting Information Systems Section creates and disseminates knowledge of accounting information systems and all aspects of information technologies as they relate to accounting by promoting excellence in research, teaching, and practice. The Section encourages and supports new scholars and educators in the field.
American Taxation Association (ATA)
The American Taxation Association fosters the dissemination and publication of taxation materials, promotes tax education and research, provides an interface among law, economics, and accounting, and encourages the interaction of tax academics, practitioners, and professional organizations.
The Auditing Section fosters excellence in scholarship surrounding auditing and related areas and to serve as a point of connection between practice and academia. The Section serves scholars in their endeavors to conduct high quality research and to education future professionals.
The Diversity Section aims to be the primary forum for the enhancement and support of diversity in accounting education, research, and practice. Diversity is the broad inclusion and active engagement of multiple perspectives, experiences, and ideas in accounting education, research, and practice. A dynamic educational and professional environment values and encourages contributions from divergent sectors and philosophical perspectives.
Financial Accounting and Reporting (FARS)
The Financial Accounting and Reporting Section's mission is to give greater attention to financial accounting and reporting, and to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of education, research, and professional practice by (1) disseminating and evaluating teaching methods and materials; (2) encouraging, facilitating, and publicizing research interests and projects; and (3) creating opportunities for interchange and cooperation between academics and practitioners.
Forensic Accounting (FA)
The Forensic Accounting Section fosters excellence in teaching research, practice, continual professional education courses and curriculum development of forensic accounting services by creating opportunities to create relevant and innovative curricula with emphasis on effective and efficient instruction; promote and disseminate forensic and investigative research; forensic accounting and understanding the intersect with many other professions including law, criminology, sociology, cyber crime and many others.
Gender Issues and Worklife Balance (GIWB)
Government and Nonprofit (GNP)
The Government and Nonprofit Section's mission is to create and disseminate knowledge of government and nonprofit accounting including auditing, taxation, economics, health care, public administration, and public finance as they relate to accounting by promoting excellence in research, teaching, and practice. The Section encourages and supports new scholars and educators in the field.
International Accounting (IA)
The International Accounting Section encourages support, and promotes interest in all aspects of international accounting, both in the United States and globally, by promoting excellence in research, teaching, and practice. The Section encourages and supports new scholars and educators in the field.
Leadership in Accounting Education Section (Leadership)
Management Accounting (MAS)
Public Interest (PI)
The Public Interest Section is committed to promoting knowledge and the exchange of ideas related to the effects of accounting information and the accounting profession on the public good, as well as the social and ethical responsibilities of accountants in the business world. Our members are active in the areas where accountants and accounting information influence the quality of our society and common life.
Strategic and Emerging Technologies (SET)
The Strategic and Emerging Technologies Section fosters excellence in the teaching, research, and application of strategic and emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence methods and techniques and to create and disseminate knowledge as they relate to accounting by promoting excellence in research, teaching, and practice.
Teaching, Learning and Curriculum (TLC)
The Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum Section is dedicated to the continual improvement of accounting education, especially through the development of relevant and innovative curricula, a renewed emphasis of effective and efficient instruction, and the exploration of knowledge organization issues related to accounting programs.