VERMILLION, S.D. – Srinivasan Ragothaman, Ph.D., was awarded the “2018 Outstanding Researcher Award” by the strategic and emerging technologies section of the American Accounting Association (AAA). Ragothaman is a professor of accounting and interim chair of accounting and finance at the University of South Dakota’s Beacom School of Business.
“We are delighted that Dr. Ragothaman received this prestigious award from the American Accounting Association,” said Venky Venkatachalam, Ph.D., dean of the Beacom School of Business. “This award is a great recognition for the research he has conducted for more than 25 years at the Beacom School of Business. Not only is Dr. Ragothaman a great researcher, he is also a tremendous mentor for our junior faculty. We are very proud of his accomplishments.”
According to AAA, the Outstanding Researcher Award is given in recognition of a researcher for their outstanding published research in the field of strategic and emerging technology. Ragothaman has published more than 30 articles in the field of strategic and emerging technology in accounting.
“This is a great honor for the accounting department at USD’s Beacom School of Business,” Ragothaman said. “I am humbled and honored to receive it. My coauthors helped me a lot over the years.”
During his tenure, Ragothaman has received several accounting and research awards, including the 2015 “Innovative Teaching Award” from the forensic accounting section of AAA.