Gotti Elected to American Accounting Association Board
Giorgio Gotti, Ph.D., Accounting and Information Systems Department Chair at The University of Texas at El Paso, has been elected to a new board position with the American Accounting Association (AAA).
The American Accounting Association is the largest community of accountants in academia. More than a century old, the group produces leading research and publications within its industry.
“The AAA membership has been very beneficial for my career, allowing me to work and network with the best accounting scholars in the world,” said Giorgio Gotti, Ph.D., Accounting and Information Systems Department Chair. “It's time to give back and contribute to the growth of the Association, a community of thought leaders in accounting.”
Gotti currently serves the AAA in its International Accounting Section as the Ian Hague Award for Outstanding Service Committee Chair. He previously served as its president in 2015. Gotti’s newly elected position – Director, Focusing on International – represents non-US member interests on the board. Gotti is charged with connecting the association with other international accounting organizations.
Gotti will also organize and chair the group’s Global Engagement Committee, which looks for ways to enhance AAA’s global standing with accounting professionals and academics through engagement and membership cultivation.
“The College encourages its faculty to work in areas that extend the boundaries of knowledge and improve the application of this knowledge through regional, national and international environments,” said James E. Payne, Dean of the College of Business Administration at UTEP. “Dr. Gotti’s new role with the AAA will help further share knowledge with partners across the globe.”
With thirteen years’ experience as a faculty member at the College of Business Administration, Gotti has been a recipient of numerous academic awards, including Visiting Senior Research Scholar Fellowship at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy (2019), COBA’s Teaching Excellence Award (Master of Accountancy, MBA, B.S. Accounting) (2016-18, 2014, 2015) and Best Research Award at AAA’s 23rd Annual Ethics Research Symposium (2018).
Gotti’s research has been published widely in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, Journal of International Accounting Research, Management International Review, Review of Accounting and Finance, Journal of International Accounting, Auditing & Taxation, and The International Journal of Accounting.
The Department of Accounting and Information Systems at UTEP is an internationally recognized and AACSB-accredited program committed to providing quality education, intellectual contributions, and service to Paso del Norte region. Using a continuous improvement process, the Department ensures its graduates earn a globally competitive education. It offers programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels, along with graduate-level certificate programs. For more information, visit utep.edu/business.