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    Karen Pincus, Doyle Z. and Maynette Derr Williams Professor of Accounting, University of Arkansas
    Challenges on the Horizon
    Wednesday Luncheon, August 8, 2012 ~ 12:00pm–1:45pm

    Karen Pincus, the Doyle Z. and Maynette Derr Williams Professor of Accounting at the University of Arkansas, earned her Ph.D. at the University of Maryland in 1984 and came to Arkansas after 12 years on the faculty at the University of Southern California. Her research, which appears in U.S. and international journals, focuses on audit judgment, fraud detection, and accounting education; she has been a member of the editorial boards of Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Behavioral Research in Accounting, and Issues in Accounting Education.


    Professor Pincus received the AAA's Innovation in Accounting Education award for developing an innovative introductory accounting course; the AICPA's Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education award; and the AWSCPA's Educator of the Year award. She served as 2005-6 President of Beta Alpha Psi and currently is the U.S. member of the International Accounting Education Standards Board. Karen is a past president of the AAA Auditing Section and formerly served as AAA Vice President and as a member of the Board of Governors of the APLG. She currently serves on the AAA Bylaws Committee and the Governance Task Force and as a supply chain representative to the Pathways Commission. Her professional service includes current service as a member of the AICPA Board of Directors.


    Description: What are the major challenges accounting faculty and accounting programs will face over the next decade? Are they insoluble problems or brilliantly disguised opportunities?