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Department of Accounting

We are a learning community of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and business leaders dedicated to the creation, dissemination, and application of accounting knowledge. To meet our goals, our world-class faculty provide excellent instruction to the business community through highly rated undergraduate and graduate programs and increase our knowledge of financial reporting, capital markets, & behaviors of stakeholders through influential and impactful research inquiries.


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David Burgstahler receives “Seminal Contributions” award from the American Accounting Association

Dave Burgstahler, the Julius A. Roller Professor of Accounting at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, has received the 2022 Seminal Contributions to Accounting Literature Award from the American Accounting Association. This prestigious award is given no more…

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June 17, 2022

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