Paula Weller

Senior Lecturer in Accounting
Koury Business Center 232
2075 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244 (336) 278-5922

Brief Biography

Dr. Paula M. Weller has over 14 years of teaching experience and 20 years of private and public accounting experience. She started teaching at Elon in 1998 as an Adjunct Instructor, becoming a full-time Instructor in 2000, a full-time Lecturer in 2007 to July 2013, and promoted to a Senior Lecturer in August 2013. She also taught adjunct classes  for UNC Greensboro, North Carolina A & T State University, and Alamance Community College. Prior to her teaching career, she was CFO, Treasurer of Weaver Investment Company in Greensboro, NC and other accounting roles in the affiliated companies, such as Weaver Realty Company and the Weaver Foundation. She was also a Tax Accountant with Deloitte Haskins & Sells in Greensboro and a Staff Accountant for Texfi Industries in Greensboro, NC. She is a CPA and real estate broker.


DBA-Accounting from Nova Southeastern University, 2010

Master of Accountancy, tax concentration from Virginia Tech, 1981

B. S.-Accounting from UNC Greensboro, 1977

Courses Taught

Financial Accounting (Undergraduate)

Mangerial Accounting (Undergraduate and MBA)

Cost Accounting (Undergraduate)

Individual Taxation (Undergraduate)

College Accounting (Undergraduate)


Most recent publications:

  • "Sarbanes-Oxley and the Need for Audit Committee Independence: Contrary Evidence in the Textile Industry," by Paula M. Weller, John T. Sennetti, and Linda L. Poulson, Advances in Business Research, 2011, Vol. 2, Issue 1.
  • "The Application of Altman, Zmijewski and Neural Network Bankruptcy Prediction Models to Domestic Textile-Related Manufacturing Firms: A Comparative Analysis," by Paula M. Weller, 2010, Dissertation.

Professional Activities

  • Member of AICPA, IMA, and NCACPA
  • Leadership Greensboro, Class of 1988
  • Beta Alpha Psi, Gamma Lambda Chapter at Virginia Tech, 1981
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, Elon University, Spring 2012

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