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Awards Committee

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:

  • Identify works of exceptional merit from published accounting books and articles that meet the guidelines for the "Notable Contributions" award.
  • Identify works of exceptional merit from published accounting books and articles that meet the guidelines for the “Distinguished Contributions” award.
  • The Screening Committee for the Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award shall be encouraged to submit candidates for the AAA/Deloitte Wildman Award to the Wildman Committee.

Membership

  • New committee members are appointed annually by the AAA President.
  • The membership of the Screening Committee shall include a representative from each of the AAA Sections.

Meeting

  • The committee meets as needed.

Responsibilities

  • AAA Staff (Barbara Gutierrez) will ensure the Call for Nominations web page is updated in conjunction with the Committee Directory.
  • Beginning in September, the AAA Awards Coordinator (Arlene Oliver) will arrange for the Call for Nominations announcement to be included:
    • In the Fall edition of theAccounting Education News
    • On the AAA website and in multi-topic mass emails.
  • The AAA Awards Coordinator will contact the chair with the dates that the awards Call for Nominations will be included on the AAA website and in multi-topic mass emails.
  • Members of the committee are encouraged to submit nominations.
  • Nominations are due by January 31st.
  • The committee will select award recipients based on the Notable Contributions award criteria and the Distinguished Contributions award criteria.
  • The Chair will provide a set of nominees for the Selection Committee for the Notable Contributions award and for the Selection Committee for the Distinguished Contributions award by March 1st.
  • The Chair will have the opportunity three times every term-year to prepare and send a progress report which will be available for the Executive Committee to review at their next meeting. This report should include accomplishments and suggested modifications and should be sent to the AAA President,  the committee’s Executive Committee Liaison, and staff liaison, Barbara Gutierrez (barbara.gutierrez@aaahq.org).

Chair

Dan O’Leary
University of Southern California
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