Dr. Tammy Waymire

Associate Professor

Dr. Tammy Waymire
(615) 898-2356
Room N424, Business & Aerospace Building (BAS)
MTSU Box 50, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Departments/Programs

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Arkansas (2008)
  • M.B.A., Harding University (2005)
  • B.S.B.A., Arkansas Tech University (1993)

Areas of Expertise

  • Governmental and nonprofit accounting
  • Healthcare management
  • Utility regulation
  • Motivation, self-theories, and metacognition

Certifications

  • CPA, 1994

Biography

Tammy Waymire, PhD, CPA, specializes in governmental and nonprofit accounting topics, both in the classroom and research. These interests were fueled by her background in public accounting where she audited government and nonprofit entities, and subsequent experience as a Medicaid fraud investigator and as a public utility regulator. Her research has been published in the Journal of Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, Issues in Accounting Education, Public Budgeting &...

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Tammy Waymire, PhD, CPA, specializes in governmental and nonprofit accounting topics, both in the classroom and research. These interests were fueled by her background in public accounting where she audited government and nonprofit entities, and subsequent experience as a Medicaid fraud investigator and as a public utility regulator. Her research has been published in the Journal of Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, Issues in Accounting Education, Public Budgeting & Finance, Nonprofit Management & LeadershipJournal of Government Financial Management, Journal of Accounting Education, and Journal of Public Affairs Education. She is currently the President-Elect of the Government and Nonprofit Section of the American Accounting Association.

Tammy previously served on the faculty at Northern Illinois University where she earned awards for excellence in teaching and research. She earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Arkansas Tech University, MBA from Harding University, and PhD from the University of Arkansas. Tammy 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.

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