“Aristocracy or Meritocracy? The Role of Elite Pedigree and Research Performance in New Accounting Faculty Placements” has been accepted for publication in Issues in Accounting Education. Authors of the paper include Dan Stone, Matt Sooy (Ph.D. Von Allmen School of Accountancy, 2016), Partha Mohapatra (PhD, Gatton Decision Sciences, 2015), and Sid Bundy (Ph.D. Von Allmen School of Accountancy, 2014).