Professor Receives Lifetime Contribution Award


Professor Receives Lifetime Contribution Award
William L. Ferrara received the 2007 Lifetime Contribution to Management Accounting Award from the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association.

The award, sponsored by the AICPA, recognizes individuals who have made a significant mark on management accounting education, research and practice.

Ferrara is Professor of Accounting Emeritus at Stetson University and Penn State University. Prior to his retirement, he was the David M. Beights Professor of Accounting at Stetson University.

His areas of research interest focused on integrating financial planning and control systems with external financial reports.

Ferrara also served as the first section president for the Management Accounting Section of the AAA and as the editor of the Journal of Management Accounting Research from 1989 to 1991.

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