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Anderson Schools Faculty Member Leads Conference

September 19, 2001

ALBUQUERQUE – Joni Young, a member of the accounting faculty at The Anderson Schools at The University of New Mexico, is one of three organizing partners for the upcoming national conference of the Academy of Accounting Historians.

The conference is being held November 15-17 in Santa Fe and will feature a broad range of historical and research perspectives in the accounting field. Young’s colleagues in organizing the conference are O. Finley Graves of Kansas State University and Vaughan Radcliffe of Case Western Reserve University.

Young has been a faculty member at ASM since 1992 and holds the rank of Associate Professor. Her primary research areas are accounting regulation and standard-setting and she has received international recognition for her work. In 1998 she was a visiting scholar at the London School of Economics.

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