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SOURCE The Mason School of Business at The College of William & Mary
WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Accounting Association awarded Professor Kimberly Smith of the Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary and Professor James H. Irving of Clemson University the Steve Berlin/CITGO Grant at its 2013 annual meeting in Anaheim, California.
Smith and Irving co-authored "Disclosures of Off-Balance Sheet Arrangements in Management Discussion and Analysis: Quality, Responsiveness, and Predictive Ability." Irving previously held an academic appointment at the College of William & Mary.
The purpose of the Steve Berlin/CITGO Grant program is to foster academics' understanding of the contemporary external reporting and governance challenges faced by preparers. Such understanding might be fostered by academics conducting field research, field studies, working in the field, or other such activities.
The grant carried a $10,000 award.
More information about this grant is available at http://aaahq.org/awards/BerlinCitgo.htm
The American Accounting Association is the largest community of accountants in academia. Founded in 1916, we have a rich and reputable history built on leading-edge research and publications. The diversity of our membership creates a fertile environment for collaboration and innovation. Collectively, we shape the future of accounting through teaching, research and a powerful network, ensuring our position as thought leaders in accounting.
About the Mason School of Business
The Mason School of Business is an AACSB-accredited school of business. Students are immersed in real business situations throughout the undergraduate and graduate business education programs. The school was named for William and Mary alumnus, Raymond A. "Chip" Mason in November 2005 and moved into Gold LEED-certified Alan B. Miller Hall, in Fall 2009.
The College of William and Mary, located in Williamsburg, VA, is one of the nation's premier state-assisted liberal arts universities and believes that excellence in teaching is the key to unlocking intellectual and personal possibilities for students. Dedicated to this philosophy and committed to limited enrollment, the College provides high-quality undergraduate, graduate and professional education that prepares students to make significant contributions to the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation. As the second-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and educational home to many early American leaders, The College is revered as the "alma mater of a nation."
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