State Board Report

May 2017

The recipients of NASBA’s 2017 Accounting Education Research Grants were unanimously approved by the NASBA Board of Directors at their April meeting. As selected by the Education Committee and reported by Committee Chair Raymond Johnson (OR), they are:

  • The Landscape of High School Accounting Education and the Impact on the Future of the Accounting Profession – Dr. Kimberly Swanson Church of the University of Missouri – Kansas City and Dr. Gail Hoover King of Purdue University Northwest.

  • Stereotype Threat and Mindset Orientation: Psychological Barriers to the Accounting Profession – Dr. Brandis Phillips, North Carolina A&T State University
  • Is Success on the CPA Exam All About Opportunity? – Reza Espahbodi of Washburn University, and G. Thomas White of the College of William and Mary.
  • Two of the projects are focused on diversity and the other on educators and students participating in pilot advanced placement accounting seminars. Results of these projects will be reported on by the researchers at the 2018 Regional Meetings.

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