WSU accounting professor receives “lifetime contribution award”

Alan Reinstein, the George R. Husband Endowed Professor of Accounting at Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business, has been honored with the 2016 Lifetime Contribution Award for the Midwest Region of the American Accounting Association at the 2016 annual meeting held in Chicago.

The award was given for “his continuous leadership, guidance and support for the Midwest Region.” Reinstein is the first academic to earn this award since 2007. The award is not given annually. It is only given when individuals have made a significant, long-term impact on the organization.

In addition to his extensive professional and academic service, Reinstein is a prolific researcher. Recent accepted publications include the following:

Alan Reinstein, Carl Pacini (University of South Florida-St. Petersburg) and Brian Green (University of Michigan-Dearborn), “Examining the Current Legal Environment Facing the Public Accounting Profession: Recommendations for a Consistent U.S. Policy,” accepted for publication in the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance.

Alan Reinstein, Mohammed E. Bayou (University of Michigan-Dearborn, Emeritus), Paul F. Williams (North Carolina State University) and Michael M. Grayson (Brooklyn College), “Resolving the Sunk Cost Apory,” accepted for publication in Advances in Management Accounting.

Alan Reinstein and Barbara Apostolou (West Virginia University), “Selecting Journal Rankings for Accounting Faculty Research Assessment: A Comparative Study,” accepted for publication in Advances in Accounting Education.

For a more extensive biography and publications list, visit Reinstein’s faculty profile page.