BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Three accounting professors at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business will receive the 2020 Deloitte Foundation Wildman Medal Award from the American Accounting Association.
The Wildman Medal recognizes research that is “judged to have made or will be likely to make the most significant contribution to the advancement of the practice of public accountancy.”
Patrick Hopkins, chair of the Undergraduate Program and the Glaubinger Chair for Undergraduate Leadership as of August 1 and previously faculty chair of Graduate Accounting Programs; Joe Schroeder, associate professor of accounting; and Lori Bhaskar, assistant professor of accounting, will receive the award on August 12, as part of the virtual annual meeting of the American Accounting Association.
They were honored for their paper, “An Investigation of Auditors’ Judgments When Companies Release Earnings Before Audit Completion,” which was published in the Journal of Accounting Research in May 2019. It also was supported by the Center for Audit Quality.