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North American Accounting Studies Journal Call for Papers EXTENDED to July 31, 2022

The North American Accounting Studies (NAAS) is the academic journal of the North American Accounting Society and its goal is to support, promote, and advance accounting knowledge.  Please consider submitting a paper for the journal’s Fifth volume.  The NAAS journal is open access, print and online with the aim to provide a forum for the publication of quality accounting research. The journal is double-blind peer reviewed, and relies on a panel of volunteer reviewers. The journal is listed in Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities with an acceptance rate of about 25%.  Interested authors and readers are encouraged to visit the journal website at

All of the following topic areas are within the scope of the journal; submissions are welcome for each.

•       Financial Accounting
•       Management Accounting
•       Auditing and Assurance
•       Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
•       Accounting Information Systems
•       Taxation
•       Government and Nonprofit Accounting
•       Accounting Education
•       Other areas of Accounting(Consult with one of the editors for suitability)

NAAS member JP Stearns leading Profitability Analytics Center of Excellence Academic Interest Group

NAAS Member JP Stearns will be co-hosting a virtual townhall with launching the Academic Interest group for the Profitability Analytics Center of Excellence (PACE). Other hosts are current PACE Executive Director and former Institute of Management Accountants Professor in Residence and Vice President for Research and Policy Raef Lawson as well as Brigham Young University Deloitte Professor of Accounting Monte Swain. To take part in the townhall event and learn more about the Profitability Analytics Framework, please register at:

NAAS Member Grace Johnson wins CPA Evolution Resource Competition

NAAS member Grace Johnson, CPA, McCoy Professor of Management and Accounting at Marietta College received Honorable Mention status for her case study “Superstore Memo” in the 2021 CPA Evolution Resource Competition. She will be presenting the case on Jan 28 during the Faculty Hour: CPA Evolution Resources – Part 1 webinar. Register to participate in the webinar at:

How to Join NAAS

Article IV of the NAAS Constitution describes how to become a member of the Society:

ARTICLE IV – MEMBERSHIP 1. The membership shall consist of those persons who support the objectives of the organization and (A) pay the primary registration fee for the NAAS annual meeting or (B) If the annual registration fee is not paid and the annual meeting is not attended, pay $10 directly to the NAAS Treasurer. For those persons meeting requirement A or B, membership continues to the next registration. 2. The rights to vote, to initiate referenda, to initiate and sign petitions, and to hold office are reserved for members in good standing.