Mendoza School of Business

James Fuehrmeyer

Teaching Professor Emeritus
  • Biography
  • Background
  • Publications
  • Presentations
  • Awards

James Fuehrmeyer's prior experience includes 5 years with the US Army Infantry (Captain) and 27 years with Deloitte & Touche (18 as a partner), most recently as partner responsible for audit quality assurance in the Chicago and Eastern Iowa practices. He is married to his high school sweetheart; has two daughters (ND alumnae), and three grandchildren. Jim enjoys swimming, and biking, and is a fan of Thomas Merton, CS Lewis, Tolkien, Dickens, Rowling, Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, and Matthew Kelty. He received the Blessed Basil Anthony Moreau, C.S.C. Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in 2010, the Dincolo Outstanding MSA Professor in 2012, the Dincolo Oustanding Undergraduate Accounting Professor 2013, and a Rev. Edmund P Joyce CSC Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching in 2013.

MBA, University of Chicago
BS, US Military Academy, West Point, NY

Areas of Expertise
Auditing and Assurance Services
Financial Reporting

Editorial Boards
Associate Editor
Deloitte Foundation - Trueblood Cases
March, 2008 - July, 2016

Ad Hoc Reviewer
Center for Professional Responsibility, University of Illinois
November, 2008 - September, 2009

"The Accountant's Role in Auditing Qualified Plans", (With Janice Wegesin), Journal of Pension Benefits, 3, 1996

"Effective Learning Through the Trueblood Case Series", AAA Annual Meeting, 2016

"Effective Learning Through the Trueblood Case Studies", AAA Annual Meeting, 2015

"Teaching with Case Materials", Virginia Eductors' Symposium, 2015

"Lessons Learned in the Army and in Business", 2014 Nortre Dame Army ROTC Ball, 2014

"Ethical Dimensions of Quality Assurance", IIA Chicago Audit Managers' Round Table, 2013

"From Practice to Pedagogy: Making the Transition to Academia", AAA 2013 Annual Meeting, 2013

"Revenue Recognition Exposure Draft: Manini Manufacturing Case", Federation of Schools of Accountancy Faculty Consortum, 2012

"Course Integration of IFRS - Notre Dame MSA Program", ICPAS 2010 Education Summit, 2010

"Making it in Business: What's Love got to do with it?", 2009 Induction Banquet, 2009

"Selling One's Soul to the Devil - is Survival in an Accounting Career Even Possible?", 2008 Induction Banquet, 2008

"Andersen and Enron", Ethics in America: The Recent Accounting Scandals, 2003

"2013 Dincolo Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching", Mendoza College of Business Department of Accountancy, 2013

"2013 Joyce Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching", University of Notre Dame, 2013

"2012 Dincolo Outstanding MSA Professor", Mendoza College of Business MSA Program, 2012

"2011 Distinguished Service Award", Illinois CPA Society , 2011

"2009 Distinguished Service Award", Illinois CPA Society, 2009