Steve Kaplan

BAP Professional Partner Association/State Society:
American Accounting Association

BAP Professional Partner Representative: Steve Kaplan

About the American Accounting Association:

The American Accounting Association is the largest community of accountants in academia. Founded in 1916, it has 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.

Benefits to Becoming a Member of the American Accounting Association:

The American Accounting Association provides members access to a broad selection of quality publications, including The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, and Issues in Accounting Education, through the AAA Digital Library, timely meeting announcements and calls for submissions through the AAA website, extensive career advice and one free resume posting per year through the Career Center, as well as networking opportunities and a broad spectrum of resources for teaching, research and practice via the AAACommons.

How to Become a Member/Student Member of the American Accounting Association:

Student membership in the American Accounting Association is available to all full-time students. Student dues start at an affordable $35 per year and include electronic subscriptions to all three Association-wide journals, The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons and Issues in Accounting Education. Optional special interest section memberships are available for just $6 per section. Student members may attend national, section, and regional AAA meetings, often at discounted registration fees, and can purchase Association publications at discounted member prices.

About Steve Kaplan:

Steven E. Kaplan is Director of the School of Accountancy and KPMG Professor at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.  He has served on the faculty since 1981 having previously served as its Doctoral Coordinator, Chair of the Recruiting Team, and as a member of the Graduate Council, the Doctoral Committee, the Recruiting Team, and the Personnel Advisory Team. Steve earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Steve is a member of AAA’s APLG, ABO, AUD, MAS, and FARS Sections. He currently serves on the AAA’s Board of Directors, serving as the VP of Education.  He served on AAA Council (2009-14), as President of ABO (2010-11), and as a member of the AAA Professionalism & Ethics Committee (2004-05). As a member of Council, Steve Co-Chaired the Expanding Knowledge and Idea Development Task Force for the Sharpening our Vision project.  He serves as Convener of the annual gathering of Doctoral Coordinators during the AAA Annual Meeting (2014-present).

Steve has published widely in peer-reviewed journals including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Journal of Business Ethics, Accounting, Organizations and Society, and Journal of Accounting and Public Policy. He serves on the Editorial Board for Issues in Accounting Education, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, and Behavioral Research in Accounting, and previously served as the Editor of Behavioral Research in Accounting. 

Steve has thirty-five years’ teaching experience and is the recipient of the ABO Notable (Lifetime) Contribution Award in Behavioral Accounting Literature (2013).

Representative Contact Information:
American Accounting Association
5717 Bessie Drive
Sarasota, FL 34233-2399 
(480) 965-6598