Rutgers Accounting Doctoral Symposium (RADS) 2024

Apr 05, 2024
Mar 01, 2024


Paper submission deadline for RADS 2024 is extended to FRIDAY, MARCH 1st, 2024!

Rutgers Business School proudly presents the inaugural Rutgers Accounting Doctoral Symposium (RADS), scheduled for April 5th, 2024 (Friday), hosted online via Zoom. This pioneering event aims to serve as a dynamic platform for accounting doctoral students, facilitating the exchange of innovative ideas, fostering collaborative efforts, enhancing preparedness for the academic job market, and providing an opportunity for detailed feedback on research endeavors and presentations.

Event Overview:
• Date: April 5th, 2024
• Mode: Online via Zoom

Unique Symposium Features:
• Student-Led Initiative: The symposium is uniquely designed and led by doctoral students, augmented by insights and guidance from faculty members.
• Focus on Collaboration and Feedback: A key focus is to enable students to interact, collaborate, and receive critical feedback in a nurturing environment.

Call for Submissions:
• Eligibility: We invite original, solo-authored paper submissions from current accounting Ph.D. students (excluding final-year students who expect to start faculty positions in Fall 2024).
• Topics: Submissions can span various topics and methodologies, including but not limited to Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Auditing, Tax, Accounting Information Systems, and various research methodologies (Empirical, Analytical, Experimental, Surveys, Field Studies).
• Awards: Five papers will be selected for presentation. Each selected paper’s author will receive a “Best Paper Award” and a $1,000 monetary prize. Additionally, the best presenter, as rated by audience feedback, will receive the “Best Presenter Award” and an additional $1,000.

Participation Details:
• Audience: The symposium is open to all PhD students and faculty members. Registration is required but at no cost.
• Interactive Feedback: Participants will play a crucial role in providing feedback and influencing the Best Presenter Award decision.
• Registration Link:

Submission Guidelines:
• Format: Submit papers in PDF format.
• Deadline: Friday, March 1st, 2024, by midnight (11:59 PM EST).
• Notification: Authors of accepted papers will be notified by March 10th, 2024.
• Submission Link:

For further details and updates, please visit our symposium website at .

Additional Information

For inquiries, please contact the Advisory Committee:
Hilal Atasoy (
Kari Lee (
Guang Ma (
Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Rutgers Business School
Rutgers Business School, Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Event Language:
Doctoral Colloquium
Target Group:
Doctoral student