Huge congratulations are in order for Bob Allen, professor of Accounting. He was just elected as the President-Elect of the American Accounting Association. Allen’s three-year term will begin at the AAA annual meeting, scheduled for early August in Atlanta.
Allen is a mainstay of the Eccles School Accounting department, educating hundreds of students each year.
His research has been published widely in peer-reviewed journals, including The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Advances in Accounting Education, Issues in Accounting Education, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Current Issues in Auditing, Internal Auditing, Journal of Accounting Education, Journal of Applied Business Research, and Journal of Forensic Accounting. He served as Associate Editor of Issues in Accounting Education, Editor of the Faculty Development Update for Accounting Education News (2011–12), and on the Editorial Board of Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory (2008-12).
Bob has received academic awards for excellence in both research and teaching including the AAA/J. Michael and Mary Anne Cook/Deloitte Foundation Prize (2018, Graduate Category), the AAA/Deloitte Foundation Wildman Medal Award (2008).
He also has maintained a long and active membership in AAA, where he currently serves as a member of AAA Publications Committee (2017-20). He served as the inaugural AAA Council Chair (2011–13) and as Chair of the AAA Council Advocacy Task Force (2013–14).
We are so lucky to have Bob as part of our faculty, and wish him the best as President-Elect!