Brian Bratten and David Hulse were awarded the Journal of the Accounting Taxation Association (JATA) Best Paper Award for their paper titled, “Retroactive tax legislation, reported earnings, and investors’ responses to earnings ‘surprises’: Evidence from R&D credit extensions,” at the AAA Annual Meeting in San Diego on August 7.


Jana Wilhelm, Instructor in the Von Allmen School, received the Best Paper Award for 2017 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of  the American Accounting Associations for her Paper with Paul Wilhelm (Sullivan University) "Proposed Multidimensional Fraud Risk Models: Auditing for Dark Tetrad Individuals and Their Opposites in Organizations."


Monika Causholli presented her paper titled "Ties that bind: Knowledge sharing networks and auditor job performance" co-authored with Theresa Floyd, Nicole Jenkins and Scott Soltis at The European Accounting Association annual meeting in Valencia (Spain), The University of Pisa (Italy), and The Free University of Bolzano (Italy).


     

     Chong Wang’s paper, “Thick as Thieves: Reciprocity between Compensation Peers” (with Paquita Davis-Friday and Nicole Thorne Jenkins) has been accepted for presentation at the 2017 American Accounting Association annual meeting.


Monika Causholli has been appointed to the editorial board of Contemporary Accounting Research beginning in May 1, 2017.


Von Allmen School faculty members Monika Causholli and Nicole Thorne Jenkins, and Scott Soltis from Gatton's Department of Management, along with co-author Theresa Floyd (University of Montana) were recognized with the 2017 Midyear Meeting Best Overall Paper Award by the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association. The Award recognizes an outstanding paper that was presented at the meeting. 


Two Von Allmen School of Accountancy professors have been recognized and awarded for their ongoing research, teaching, and service achievements to Gatton College of Business and Economics.

Brian Bratten has been named the Clark Material Handling Associate Professor, while Monika Causholli has been named the Deloitte Foundation Associate Professor. Congratulations to both for continuing commitment to excellence in their field.


     Monika Causholli presented her paper titled "Industry specific vs. task specific auditing expertise: The case of goodwill impairment" co-authored with Giuseppe D'Onza, Silvia Ferramosca, and Giulio Greco at the University of Louisville.


Monika Causholli presented her paper titled "Ties that bind: Knowledge sharing networks and auditor performance" co-authored with Theresa Floyd, Nicole Jenkins and Scott Soltis at the University of Tennessee.


Gatton freshman and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Andrew Hatfield, from Somerset, Ky., was honored at halftime of the University of Kentucky men's basketball game vs. LSU on February 7. Hatfield is working towards his accounting degree.