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Academy Member Spotlight: Stephan Fafatas Washington And Lee University Oct 2016

Academy Member Spotlight: Stephan Fafatas Washington And Lee University

Accounting Historians Notebook

Stephan Fafatas is the Lawrence Term Associate Professor of Accounting at Washington and Lee University’s Williams School of Commerce. He joined the Washington and Lee faculty in 2006 after completing his Ph.D. in Accounting at the University of Colorado. Professor Fafatas obtained his CPA license in Texas and prior to his career in academics he worked for Arthur Andersen.


Long-Time Academy Member John A. Yeakel Awarded Life Membership In August 2016; Sadly Passes Away The Same Month Oct 2016

Long-Time Academy Member John A. Yeakel Awarded Life Membership In August 2016; Sadly Passes Away The Same Month

Accounting Historians Notebook

John A. Yeakel, a professor emeritus of management and Latin American studies at the University of New Mexico and a prominent member of the state’s accounting community, died Aug. 30 in Albuquerque after a lengthy fight with melanoma. He was 85.


Massimo Sargiacomo Receives 2016 Hourglass Award Oct 2016

Massimo Sargiacomo Receives 2016 Hourglass Award

Accounting Historians Notebook

Massimo Sargiacomo is a tenured Professor of Accounting and Public Management in the Department of Management and Business Administration at the University G.d'Annunzio of Chieti-Pescara where he has also been sole Vice-Rector to Administration and Management, President of the Bachelor Degree Undergraduate Course on Economics and Management, President of the Research Committee of the Faculty of the Managerial Sciences, as well as of the Department of Management and Business Administration, and is still Director of the Phd Programme in "Accounting, Management and Business Economics". In addition to his current roles, he has active research collaborations with several colleagues at diverse …


Academy Of Accounting Historians Business Meeting At The 2016 Annual Conference Of The American Accounting Association Hilton Midtown, New York, New York 2nd Floor, Gibson Room Sunday, August 7, 2016. Minutes, Stephanie D. Moussalli Oct 2016

Academy Of Accounting Historians Business Meeting At The 2016 Annual Conference Of The American Accounting Association Hilton Midtown, New York, New York 2nd Floor, Gibson Room Sunday, August 7, 2016. Minutes, Stephanie D. Moussalli

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At the 2016 Annual Conference of the American Accounting Association Hilton Midtown, New York, New York 2nd Floor, Gibson Room Sunday, August 7, 2016


Accounting Historians Notebook, 2016, Vol. 39, No. 2 (October) [Whole Issue] Oct 2016

Accounting Historians Notebook, 2016, Vol. 39, No. 2 (October) [Whole Issue]

Accounting Historians Notebook

October issue


Gary Spraakman Awarded 2016 Barbara D. Merino Award For Excellence In Accounting History Publication;Diane Roberts Is The Recipient Of The 2016 Alfred R. Roberts Memorial Research Award; Martin Persson Accepts 2016 Thomas J. Burns Biographical Research Award Oct 2016

Gary Spraakman Awarded 2016 Barbara D. Merino Award For Excellence In Accounting History Publication;Diane Roberts Is The Recipient Of The 2016 Alfred R. Roberts Memorial Research Award; Martin Persson Accepts 2016 Thomas J. Burns Biographical Research Award

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Gary Spraakman is a professor of management accounting at the School of Administrative Studies, York University where he teaches management accounting. Diane H. Roberts is Professor of Accounting at the University of San Francisco.Martin E. Persson is an Assistant Professor of Managerial Accounting and Control at the Ivey Business School.


2015 Best Paper Award For Excellence Oct 2016

2015 Best Paper Award For Excellence

Accounting Historians Notebook

Papeers are: R. J. Chambers and the AICPA’s Postulates and Principles Controversy: A Case of Vicarious Action; Earliest Known Treatise on Double Entry Bookkeeping by Marino de Raphaeli;Symbolic Versus Substantive Regulatory Disclosure Requirements: The Case of Ford Motor Company in the Early 1900s


Edgard Cornacchione Receives 2016 Innovation In Accounting History Education Award Oct 2016

Edgard Cornacchione Receives 2016 Innovation In Accounting History Education Award

Accounting Historians Notebook

In the GETEC-FEA-USP (Lab of Technology Education in Accounting at the University of Sao Paulo), Professor Edgard Cornacchione headed research to develop a game to support the learning of accounting history by undergraduate students. From the research came the DEBORAH Game, Double Entry Bookkeeping OR Accounting History.


2016 Vangermeersch Manuscript Award Received By William H. Black Oct 2016

2016 Vangermeersch Manuscript Award Received By William H. Black

Accounting Historians Notebook

Title of manuscript: “The Unintended Consequences of Tax Policy: How Mississippi’s ad valorem tax structure led to environmental devastation “


14th World Congress Of Accounting Historians Pescara, Italy Oct 2016

14th World Congress Of Accounting Historians Pescara, Italy

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Group picture of: G. Previts, R. Vangermeersch, B. Behn, M. Sargiacomo


Former Trustee & 3rd Congress Organizer, Robert “Bob” Henry Parker Leaves A Long Legacy Oct 2016

Former Trustee & 3rd Congress Organizer, Robert “Bob” Henry Parker Leaves A Long Legacy

Accounting Historians Notebook

Robert Henry Parker was born in September 1932 in North Walsham, Norfolk and passed away on July 24, 2016 in Exeter, Devon, England. He earned an economics degree at University College, was articled in a London firm of auditors and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1958.


Michele Bigoni Selected As The Recipient Of The 2016 Margit F. And Hanns Martin Schoenfeld Scholarship Award Oct 2016

Michele Bigoni Selected As The Recipient Of The 2016 Margit F. And Hanns Martin Schoenfeld Scholarship Award

Accounting Historians Notebook

Michele Bigoni holds a PhD in Accounting and Finance from the University of Ferrara, Italy. He has been recently appointed as a Senior Lecturer in Accounting at the Kent Business School, University of Kent.


Doris M. Cook Former Academy President, Trustee, Secretary And Life Member, Passed Away In January Of This Year Oct 2016

Doris M. Cook Former Academy President, Trustee, Secretary And Life Member, Passed Away In January Of This Year

Accounting Historians Notebook

Doris M. Cook, the first woman hired as a full-time accounting professor at the University of Arkansas, who taught at the Sam M. Walton College of Business for 53 years, passed away January 4, 2016. She was 91.


Academy Holds Annual Business Meeting And Ice Cream Social At The American Accounting Association Annual Meeting In New York Oct 2016

Academy Holds Annual Business Meeting And Ice Cream Social At The American Accounting Association Annual Meeting In New York

Accounting Historians Notebook

Group picture of: Gary Spraakman, Yvette Lazdowski, Bob Colson, Dale Flesher, Jennifer Reynolds-Moehrle; Group picture of:Royce Kurtz, Stephanie Moussalli, AAA President-Elect Anne Christensen, Gary Previts; Group picture of: Former Academy President, Massimo Sargiacomo; AAA President, Bruce Behn; and Academy President-Elect, Jennifer Reynolds-Moehrle


Academy Becomes A Section Of The American Accounting Association (President's Message), Robert H. Colson Oct 2016

Academy Becomes A Section Of The American Accounting Association (President's Message), Robert H. Colson

Accounting Historians Notebook

Also includes: Academy member spotlight on Stephan Fafatas, Photos from Annual meeting in New York, Photos from 14th World Congress of Accounting Historians in Pescara, Italy, In memorium; Doris M. Cook, former Academy president, trustee, secretary, and life member, In memorium: Robert (Bob) Henry Parker; In memorium: John A. Yeakel, award winners for 2016


University Of Mississippi To House Reproduction Of Kenneth Macneal's Scrapbook Apr 2016

University Of Mississippi To House Reproduction Of Kenneth Macneal's Scrapbook

Accounting Historians Notebook

Kenneth MacNeal is widely known for his 1939 book, Truth in Accounting, which was strongly critical of generally accepted accounting principles and advocated market value accounting. He kept a massive scrapbook in connection with that work and with a critical article he was commissioned to write for Fortune magazine, which was yanked just prior to publication.


Call For Award Nominations Apr 2016

Call For Award Nominations

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Nominations deadline for all awards: June 1, 2016


Teaching Accounting Appreciation At The British Museum And In Your Classroom, J. Riley Shaw, Dale L. Flesher Apr 2016

Teaching Accounting Appreciation At The British Museum And In Your Classroom, J. Riley Shaw, Dale L. Flesher

Accounting Historians Notebook

Every year the University of Mississippi offers an accountancy study abroad class in London, England. The title of the graduate-level class is “The Development of Accounting Thought.” The class is intended to help the students think about how accounting started as a discipline and about accounting’s contributions to society. One of the highlights of that trip is the visit to the British Museum to examine the cuneiform documents. This visit to the British Museum and the cuneiform exhibit serves to focus the students’ attention on accountancy’s contributions to the ancient world and to modern society.


Academy Activities At The American Accounting Association Annual Meeting Apr 2016

Academy Activities At The American Accounting Association Annual Meeting

Accounting Historians Notebook

Celebration of the Century Celebrating the AAA’s Centennial Year August 6-10, 2016; CPE WORKSHOP: ACCOUNTING HISTORY PERSPECTIVES


14th World Congress Of Accounting Historians, June 25-27, 2016, Pescara, Italy, Academy Of Accounting Historians Apr 2016

14th World Congress Of Accounting Historians, June 25-27, 2016, Pescara, Italy, Academy Of Accounting Historians

Accounting Historians Notebook

Much time has passed since the “Fourth International Congress of the History of Accountancy” was successfully organized in Pisa in 1984 by Tito Antoni. The University Gabriele d’Annunzio and its Department of Management and Business Administration are proud to host the 2016 World Congress of Accounting Historians, which will take place in Pescara, the trendy Italian seaside resort. Supported by the Italian Society


Morgan Library & Museum In New York City Apr 2016

Morgan Library & Museum In New York City

Accounting Historians Notebook

While celebrating the centennial events at the American Accounting Association annual meeting this August in New York City, you may want to consider a visit to the historic Morgan Library.


Accounting Historians Notebook, 2016, Vol. 39, No. 1 (April) [Whole Issue] Apr 2016

Accounting Historians Notebook, 2016, Vol. 39, No. 1 (April) [Whole Issue]

Accounting Historians Notebook

April issue


Academy Member Spotlight: Oktay Güvemli Apr 2016

Academy Member Spotlight: Oktay Güvemli

Accounting Historians Notebook

Oktay Güvemli was born in a town (Fatsa – the district of Ordu) on the coast of the Eastern Black Sea. He completed his undergraduate education at the Academy of Economics and Commercial Sciences, in Ankara, 1960. He finished his masters degree in Istanbul University, 1961. Between 1963 and 1973, he worked as an analyst financier at the Industrial Investment and Credit Bank (Sınai Y atırım ve Kredi Bankası). He began his academic life at Marmara University in 1973. He became Associate Professor in 1974 and Professor in 1980. Prof. Güvemli has been continuing his academic life along with CPA …


President’S Message, Robert Colson Apr 2016

President’S Message, Robert Colson

Accounting Historians Notebook

History is currently being made in the context of our own Academy of Accounting Historians. After 42 years as an independent scholarly organization, the board and membership voted at our August 2015 meetings to authorize the officers to pursue a merger with the American Accounting Association, transforming the Academy into a section of the AAA.


Corrections And Clarifications: Academy Of Accounting Historians Membership Report Apr 2016

Corrections And Clarifications: Academy Of Accounting Historians Membership Report

Accounting Historians Notebook

Academy of Accounting Historians Membership Report


Recent Books Published By Academy Members; When In Rome... Apr 2016

Recent Books Published By Academy Members; When In Rome...

Accounting Historians Notebook

History of Management Accounting in Japan Institutional & Cultural Significance of Accounting Hiroshi Okano; Historical Critique Of Currently Accepted Accounting Theory Izumi Watanabe


Alan Sangster Receives 2015 Hourglass Award Oct 2015

Alan Sangster Receives 2015 Hourglass Award

Accounting Historians Notebook

Alan Sangster is Professor of Accounting Education at Griffith University, Australia and a visiting professor at the University of Minho, Portugal. He is a qualified chartered accountant and holds a bachelor degree in business studies, a master degree in operational research, and a doctorate in accounting education.


President’S Message, Massimo Sargiacomo Oct 2015

President’S Message, Massimo Sargiacomo

Accounting Historians Notebook

Two years have passed by quickly just like a Ferrari on the roadway. My presidential term is going to finish very soon.


Zeff And Camfferman Publish New Book On Formation Of International Accounting Standards Oct 2015

Zeff And Camfferman Publish New Book On Formation Of International Accounting Standards

Accounting Historians Notebook

From 2001 to 2011, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and its International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) acquired a central position in the practice and regulation of financial reporting around the world. A new book coauthored by Rice’s Stephen Zeff and Dutch accounting professor Kees Camfferman explores and chronicles the board’s rise to prominence, which has been accompanied by vivid political debates about its governance and accountability.


Sarah A. Holmes Awarded Life Membership Oct 2015

Sarah A. Holmes Awarded Life Membership

Accounting Historians Notebook

The Academy was honored to name Sarah A. Holmes a Life Member of the Academy for her extensive involvement with the Academy, her successful career and her support of accounting history research.