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April 3, 2013

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
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The University of Texas at Tyler
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April 3, 2013

Dr. Mary Fischer, professor of accounting at The University of Texas at Tyler, received a research award from the American Accounting Association, Dr. Harold Doty, College of Business and Technology dean, announced.

The American Accounting Association awarded Fischer “Best Manuscript of 2013” for her manuscript titled, “Accounting Decision Making: Does the Ethics Course Delivery Make a Difference.” Co-authors were Drs. Treba A. Marsh and George L. Hunt.

“Dr. Fischer continues to share high quality, recent and relevant accounting research with our students. This is a much-deserved recognition of her contributions to the accounting discipline and her dedication to improving accounting education,” said Dr. Roger Lirely, UT Tyler Department of Accounting and Finance chair.

Fischer has taught accounting at UT Tyler since 1996 and served in a variety of administrative roles on campus.

She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut. Fischer has articles and research widely published in refereed journals including “Research in Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting,” “Critical Perspectives on Accounting,” “Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy,” “Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management,” “Internal Auditing” and “Government Accounting Journal.”

The American Accounting Association promotes accounting education, research and practice. Its mission is to be the premier forum for scholarly interchange in accounting.

For more information about the association, visit www.aaahq.org.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of almost 7,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.
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