Dr. Jennifer Weske is the department chair for undergraduate accounting and the director of the Master of Accountancy program. Dr. Weske is a CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) and a CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant). Dr. Weske focuses on research in forensic accounting, fraud and, ethics. Dr. Weske is a NASBA certified instructor and teaches the Tennessee State Ethics training to CPAs throughout the state. In addition, Dr. Weske is active in the local chapter and state board of accountancy. Teaching is Dr. Weske’s passion and she works to help students grasp and apply the difficult concepts!


  • Northcentral University, PhD in Advanced Forensic Accounting
  • University of Memphis, MBA in Finance
  • Stephen F. Austin, BBA in Accounting, minor in computer science

Publications and Research Focus

  • Weske, J. (2015). Share Prices and Price/Earnings Ratios as Predictors of Fraud Prior to a Fraud Announcement. Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, 19(2), p. 281-298. ISSN: 1096-3685.

    Weske, J. (2018). Business ethics, moral compasses and the education dilemma. Tennessee CPA Journal, 63(3).

    Weske, J. (2018). Human Behavior Characteristics as Predictors of Fraud. Tennessee CPA Journal, 63,(4).

    “Teaching Big Data Visual Problem-Solving Technologies in Accounting: Using the Spreadsheet Metaphor to Aid Process Comprehension,” presented at the 2019 Accounting Information Systems (AIS) Educator Conference.

    Presented Financial Literacy presentation

    Presented: “Forensic Accounting Techniques for the Business Professional”

    Presented at the Society for Business Research: “Share Price Changes and Price/Earnings Ratios as Predictors of Fraud Prior to a Fraud Announcement”

    Presented to the Memphis Chapter of the AICPA: “Ethical Decision Making for CPAs”

    Presented “Forensic Auditing in the Corporate Environment” to the Institute of Internal Auditors

    Presented: Tennessee State Specific Ethics

Service and Community Engagement

CBU emphasizes Faith, Service and Community! This is why CBU is the perfect university for me! I love to stay active in the community and on campus. Currently, I make quilts for the elderly in nursing homes, I participate in the Houston High School PTSA, I am on the National Booster Club board, I teach ethics to CPAs across the state and I am active in my sorority. On campus, I work to enhance the curricula in accounting at the graduate and undergraduate levels, I serve as an office on faculty assembly and participate in the audit board committee.

Office Hours

Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. ; 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.; 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Also available virtually by appointment at other times.(901)321-3365