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Call for Papers for Inaugural Issue – The North American Accounting Studies

Extended Deadline for Submission: July 15, 2018

The North American Accounting Studies is an open-access, online journal with the aim to provide a forum for the publication of quality accounting research, and to support the stated objectives of the North American Accounting Society (  A separate North American Accounting Studies Editorial Board was created to oversee launching this journal, which is double-blind peer reviewed. The Editorial Board is proud to announce this inaugural issue, which represents a goal that was pursued over the last decade.  

Additional reviewers beyond the Editorial Board members are being sought.  Please contact if you would like to be a reviewer.  To preserve blind peer review, reviewers external to the editorial board will not be listed in the journal, but will receive a letter of appreciation for their portfolio.  All of the following topic areas are within the scope of the journal, and submissions are welcome for each.

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Auditing and Assurance
  • Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Taxation
  • Government and Nonprofit Accounting
  • Accounting Education
  • Other areas of Accounting

Article Length and Formatting: Articles should be submitted using Microsoft Word; they should be single-spaced, and no longer than 20 pages, including tables, references and footnotes.   Submissions will include an abstract of no more than 150 words.  Please ensure author names are not included within the paper itself.  In order to be considered for the inaugural issue this initial year, authors must submit through the website, by July 15, 2018 and comply with all Manuscript Preparation Guidelines shown on the journal website.  After reviewing the requirements as listed on the journal website at, if there are questions, please contact the editor-in-chief.  Thanks for considering this outlet for your scholarly endeavors.


Dr. Carol M. Jessup, University of Illinois Springfield


Dr. Essam Elshafie, Northeastern Illinois University

Associate Editor

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