The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has named USC accounting professor Robert S. Roussey as the 2004 recipient of a Special Recognition Award.
The award is intermittently given for significant contributions to the accounting profession.
“Today, focus on the international auditing area is a no-brainer. (But) providing leadership in the late 1980s and 1990s required vision,” said AICPA chairman Robert Bunting at the organization’s annual conference in December.
Bunting cited Roussey’s “unwavering push for the importance of international auditing standards and for being the leading voice from the profession in the United States on the subject.”
Roussey has taught in the Leventhal School of Accounting at the USC Marshall School of Business since 1992. Previously, he was a partner at Arthur Andersen and served on the faculty of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
The AICPA is a national, professional organization of CPAs, with more than 340,000 members.