Anthony Hopwood was born on May 18, 1944 in Stoke-on-Trent in England and died on May 8, 2010 in Marlow, England. He was a pioneer in behavioral accounting research. He contributed to that area with both his research and as the founding editor of Accounting, Organizations and Society (AOS), the leading behavioral accounting research journal, the reason for which he likely is best well known by scholars internationally, both in and outside of accounting. He held that position for 35 years. As Zeff (2008, 3) described it, in his remarks introducing Anthony at his Hall of Fame induction:

As its title indicates, AOS over time extended its scope to consider the intertwining of accounting within and between organizations and with societies widely defined.

Anthony's other accomplishments were numerous. He received the Lifetime Contribution Award from the American Accounting Association's Accounting, Organizations, and Behavior Section in 1996...

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