IMA Research Foundation
The IMA® Research Foundation funds timely research on accounting and financial management subjects that can be applied to current and emerging business issues.
Call for Proposals
The IMA Research Foundation and ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) invite the academic and practitioner communities to participate in a joint call for research proposals. Up to US$100,000 will be awarded for research projects.
IMA Emerging Scholar Manuscript Award - Call for Submissions
To recognize the accomplishments of the newest members of the management accounting academic community, IMA Research Foundation (previously known as IMA’s Foundation for Applied Research) announces its third annual Emerging Scholar Manuscript Award. Congratulations to Alexander Woods, PhD, College of William and Mary.
Summer Research Scholarship Program
The IMA Research Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2013 Summer Research Scholarship Program, a new program for Ph.D. students. This scholarship awards $5,000 to help alleviate the need for doctoral students to assume teaching responsibilities during the summer.
Congratulations to Helen Xu, Georgia Institute of Technology and Ying Guo, University of Hawaii at Manoa!
Research Grant Program
Download the Research Program Brochure for complete information about the program's objectives and proposal guidelines.
Questions about the IMA Research Foundation's Research Program and Doctoral Student Grant Program can be submitted to:
VP of Research, Professor-In-Residence
(800) 638-4427 ext. 1532
Doctoral Student Grant Program
The IMA Research Foundation has a research grant program for doctoral students in management accounting and financial management. The Research Foundation Doctoral Student Grant Program is designed to assist accounting doctoral students who are pursuing research that has the potential to contribute to the management accounting profession. Research conducted in connection with a dissertation or other project is eligible for funding.
Download the Guidelines for Submitting Doctoral Student Grant Proposals for complete information about the program's objectives and proposal process.
Trustees and Directors
Research Foundation Trustees Research Foundation Directors
Vairam Arunachalam, Ph.D., CMA
University of Missouri
Raef A. Lawson, Ph.D., CMA, CPA
IMA VP of Research
Committee Staff Liaison
Margaret L. Andersen, Ph.D.
North Dakota State University
Edward J. Blocher, Ph.D., CMA, CPA
University of North Carolina
Giovanni Chin-A-Sen, CMA
Blue Bird Corporation
Gary M. Cokins, CPIM
Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC
Anthony P. Curatola, Ph.D.
Sherif Maher A. Dessouki, CPA, FESAA, (CMA)
Ekhlas International Holding Company
Emil Diaz, CMA, CPIM, CSCP
Parker Hannifin Corporation
Jennifer Elder, CPA, CIA
The Sustainable CFO
Dipankar Ghosh, Ph.D.
University of Oklahoma
Research Doctoral Proposal Review Chair
Parveen Gupta, Ph.D.
Jeremy Harber, CMA
First American Financial Corp
Aleecia Hibbets, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana Monroe
Gregory A. Jonas, Ph.D., CMA
Case Western Reserve University
Thomas W. Lin, Ph.D., CMA
University of Southern California
Keith Maki, CMA
Pepsi Bottling Ventures, LLC
Srikrishna Mankal, CMA, BSEE
Precision Castparts Corporation
Mark D. Mishler, CMA, CFM, CPA
Seton Hall University
Bruce Neumann, Ph.D
University of Colorado
Research Academic Proposal Review Chair
Charles J. Pineno, Ph.D
Michael Shields, Ph.D.
Michigan State University
Mark D. Walters
Bing Wang, Ph.D.
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
(Angela) Wei Lee, CMA, CPA
Susan Weiss, Ph.D., CMA, CFM
Awards Program Chair
Minna Yu, CPA
Ramamani Balaji, CMA, CIA, AICWA
Nunavut Development Corporation
Board Liaison to Foundation
Performance Oversight and Audit