Assistant Professor of Teaching, Accounting and Program Director, MPAc
Audit and Financial Reporting Quality
IFRS/GAAP Convergence Issues
GAAP and Non-GAAP Reporting Issues
Although born in Seville, Spain, where most of her family still resides, Professor Wellmeyer migrated to the United States at a young age and has lived most of her life in Southern California. Professionally, Professor Wellmeyer’s career spans across both the academic and public accounting arenas.
As a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Global Management Accountant, Patricia’s experience includes work in the Auditing and Assurance department at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and as an independent consultant in the fields of auditing and financial reporting. Academically, Professor Wellmeyer has taught both undergraduate and graduate financial/managerial and auditing courses at several universities, including Cypress College, California State University, Fullerton, and University of California, Riverside. She helped launch and is currently the Program Director of the Master of Professional Accountancy Program at Merage. Her research interests lie in the area of auditor judgments and quality. Her research has been presented at various academic and professional venues internationally.