Faculty & Staff Directory

William Wempe

Department Chair
Accounting Department


  • PhD,Texas A&M University
  • MBA, Wichita State University
  • BS, Accounting, McPherson College

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Accounting/Supply Chain interface
  • Tax
  • Healthcare

Selected Publications

  • The Effects of Healthcare Payment Systems on Skilled Nursing Facilities’ Cost Structure and Human Resource Strategies, Journal of Management Accounting Research, forthcoming (with Elizabeth Plummer)
  • Health Insurers' Claims and Premiums Under the Affordable Care Act: Evidence on the Effects of Bright Line Regulations - Journal of Risk and Insurance, March 2020 (with Sandy Callaghan and Elizabeth Plummer).
  • Supply Chain Power and Real Earnings Management: Stock Market Perceptions, Financial Performance Effects, and Implications for Suppliers - Journal of Supply Chain Management, January 2019 (with Danny Lanier and Morgan Swink).
  • The Affordable Care Act’s Effects on the Formation, Expansion, and Operation of Physician-Owned Hospitals – Health Affairs, August 2016 (with Elizabeth Plummer).
  • Concentrated Supply Chain Membership and Financial Performance: Chain- and Firm-Level Perspectives, Journal of Operations Management, January 2010 (with Danny Lanier, Jr. and Zach G. Zacharia).

Honors and Awards

  • Neeley School Undergraduate Teaching Award
  • Neeley School Graduate Teaching Award