Points of Pride

Dr. Mark Holtzblatt

Dr. Mark Holtzblatt 2016 AAA Outstanding Accounting Education AwardAccounting Professor received American Accounting Association’s 2015 Outstanding Accounting Education Research Award

Mark A. Holtzblatt, Ph.D., CPA and associate professor of accounting in the Monte Ahuja College of Business at Cleveland State University is the recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Accounting Education Research Award, presented by the American Accounting Association (AAA) during the AAA’s annual meeting in Chicago. The AAA award is designed to encourage and recognize excellence in accounting education research. Dr. Holtzblatt and his co-author, Norbert Tschakert of Salem State University received the award for their publication: “Baker Hughes: Greasing the Wheels in Kazakhstan FCPA violations and implementation of a corporate ethics and anti-corruption compliance program” Journal of Accounting Education, Vol. 32, pgs. 36-60.

Mark is a past recipient of the AAA Innovation in Accounting Education Award. In 2013, he was chosen by CSU students as Outstanding Faculty of the Year for Excellence in Teaching in the Department of Accounting. In 2010, Mark received the Howard Teall Award for Innovation in Accounting Education from the Canadian Academic Accounting Association. He is also a three-time recipient of the Mark Chain/FSA Innovation in Graduate Teaching Award presented by the Federation of Schools of Accountancy and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.