James Weisel

Dr. James Allen Weisel

Professor of Accountancy, Assistant Dean of Technology Management and Communications

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Dr. Weisel is a professor of accountancy in the School of Business. Weisel's teaching interests include managerial and international accounting and financial modeling. His research interests include capacity management, performance measurement and financial modeling with numerous articles published in journals including Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, Strategic Finance, Management Accounting, Journal of Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Case Research and Journal of Accountancy. During his teaching career, he has held positions at Mercer University, The University of South Dakota, Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Akron.

Weisel has been a guest lecturer at Berufsakademie Bad Mergentheim School of Business in Germany where he taught controllership for the International Business Program. He was also a visiting professor for the Wing Lung Bank International Institute for Business Development at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Weisel possesses a doctorate in business administration (DBA) from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from Marquette University. He is a certified public accountant (CPA), a certified management accountant (CMA), and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and is certified in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). He regularly conducts continuing professional education workshops focusing on Excel and data analysis for financial managers. Weisel is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the American Accounting Association (AAA), and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) where he is a past vice-president of communications and is a past-president of an IMA chapter.


  • Doctorate – accountancy – University of Kentucky


  • "An Application of Linear Programming in Performance Evaluation." Academy of Educational Leadership Journal. Co-authors Livinus U. Uko and Robert J. Lutz. Volume 21, Issue 1, 2017. pp.1-7.
  • "Deutsche AutoParts, LLC - Reconciling U.S. GAAP to IFRS." Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies. Volume 21, Issue 5, 2015, pp. 319 - 322.
  • "Simplify Your Future with Rolling Charts." Journal of Accountancy. July 2012, pp. 36-41.
  • "Forecasting with Excel." Journal of Accountancy. February 2009, pp. 62-67.
  • "Dial a Forecast." Journal of Accountancy. December 2006, pp. 75-78.
  • "Add Even More Muscle to What-if Analyses." Journal of Accountancy. March 2005, pp. 76-79.
  • Add Muscle to "What-if Analyses." Journal of Accountancy. September 2004, pp. 38-41.
  • "Help Your Clients Understand Capacity Utilization with Excel's Solver Tool." Journal of Accountancy. December 2003, pp. 62-67.
  • Co-authors Neal Harm and Cassie Bradley. "The Cash Factor." Strategic Finance. September 2003, pp 29-33.
  • "Sabbatical Marine, Inc.: Utilizing Constrained Resources." The Journal of Accounting Case Research, Spring 2003, Vol. 7, No. 2, Fall 2003, pp. 75-90.