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James L. Fuehrmeyer Jr.

MSA Program Faculty Director and Associate Teaching Professor


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.




  • Audit & Assurance Services
  • Measurement & Disclosure I
  • Topics in Measurement & Disclosure


"Making it in Business: What's Love Got to do with It?"  Notre Dame Business, Winter 2010, January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2010, 3.

"The Accountant's Role in Auditing Qualified Plans," (with Janice M. Wegesin),  Journal of Pension Benefits, 3, April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 1996, 20-25.


James L. Fuehrmeyer, Annual Meeting, American Accounting Association, Atlanta, "Effective Learning Through the Trueblood Case Series," (August 4, 2014).

James L. Fuehrmeyer, 2014 Nortre Dame Army ROTC Ball, Notre Dame Army ROTC, South Bend, IN, "Lessons Learned in the Army and in Business," (February21, 2014).

James L. Fuehrmeyer, IIA Chicago Audit Managers' Round Table, Institute of Internal Auditors, Chicago, Illinois, "Ethical Dimensions of Quality Assurance," (August19, 2013).

James L. Fuehrmeyer, AAA 2013 Annual Meeting, American Accounting Association, Anaheim, California, "From Practice to Pedagogy: Making the Transition to Academia," (August7, 2013).

James L. Fuehrmeyer, Federation of Schools of Accountancy Faculty Consortum, Deloitte Foundation/Federation of Schools of Accountancy, Chicago, Illinois, "Revenue Recognition Exposure Draft: Manini Manufacturing Case," (May18, 2012).

James L. Fuehrmeyer, ICPAS 2010 Education Summit, Illinois CPA Society, Chicago, IL, "Course Integration of IFRS - Notre Dame MSA Program," (April29, 2010).

James L. Fuehrmeyer, 2009 Induction Banquet, Beta Alpha Psi, University of Notre Dame, "Making it in Business: What's Love got to do with it?" (January22, 2009).

James L. Fuehrmeyer, 2008 Induction Banquet, Beta Alpha Psi , University of Notre Dame, "Selling One's Soul to the Devil - is Survival in an Accounting Career Even Possible?" (March27, 2008).

James L. Fuehrmeyer, Ethics in America: The Recent Accounting Scandals, St. Xavier University, Graham School of Management, "Andersen and Enron," (May30, 2003).