On Friday, November 12, 2021, the University of Graz awarded Professor Dr. Caren Sureth-Sloane the title of Doctor Honoris Causa, after previous approval of the University Senate. The award, presented by Rector Martin Polaschek – following the suggestion of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences – is in recognition of her outstanding scientific achievements in the field of accounting and her close cooperation with the University of Graz.
Caren Sureth-Sloane: "I feel very honored to receive such a high award from such a renowned university. Especially, because the researchers in analytical accounting in Graz are world-renowned." Rector Polaschek added: "Caren Sureth-Sloane has been closely associated with the University of Graz for almost 20 years. Thanks to her great dedication, our Center for Accounting Research and the Center for Tax and Accounting Research at the Paderborn University have been running a very successful partnership since 2008. Several joint publications attest to the great development of this research area at both universities. The honorary doctorate will further strengthen this successful collaboration. We sincerely thank Prof. Sureth-Sloane for her many years of commitment."