Tammy Waymire, CPA, Ph.D.

AUD Instructor

  • Auditing and Attestation (AUD)
  • Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
  • MBA in Healthc
  • are Management from Harding University

  • B.S. in Accounting from Arkansas Tech University
  • Professor of Accounting at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)
  • Associate Professor at Northern Illinois University


Tammy Waymire teaches Accounting at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), where her specialization is government and nonprofit accounting and auditing. She is an award-winning teacher, having taught at doctoral seminars and at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive MBA levels. Dr. Waymire also serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, Issues in Accounting Education, and Journal of Accounting Education.

She received her B.S. in Accounting from Arkansas Tech University, her MBA in Healthcare Management from Harding University, and her Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Prior to her career in academia, Waymire held public service positions requiring expert witness testimony in public utility rate-making proceedings and Medicaid fraud cases.

Dr. Waymire has been recognized with teaching and research awards, and she has published 24 peer-reviewed articles in journals including Journal of Governmental & Nonprofit Accounting, Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Government Financial Management, CPA Journal, Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, Nonprofit Management & Leadership, and Journal of Accounting Education, among others.

Tammy Waymire and her husband, Dennis, a counselor at Riverdale High School, met in the marching band at Arkansas Tech University. They have three boys: Samuel, David, and Jonathan.


Licenses and Certifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant

Previous Positions:

  • Committee Member for the Financial Accounting Standards Board Not-For-Profit Advisory Committee
  • Audit Supervisor at the State of Arkansas Public Service Commission
  • Chief Auditor for the Arkansas Attorney General Medical Fraud Control Unit
  • President of the Government and Nonprofit (GNP) Section of the American Accounting Association
  • Speaker on government ethics and decision-making topics for the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the Intergovernmental Audit Forums (IAF)

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