Dr. Patricia Miller Selvy, Ph.D., CPA

Associate Professor of Accounting

Department of Accounting

Office: Horrigan 012-M
Phone: 502.272.8243
Email: pselvy@bellarmine.edu

Degrees and Schools

Ph.D. in Accounting Georgia State University 
MBA University of Louisville 
BS in Accounting University of Louisville

Research and Teaching Areas 

  • Teaching Areas: Financial, Managerial, Taxation (Individual), Corporate Governance, Gender Issues 
  • Research Areas: Managerial Accounting, Corporate Governance, Taxation, Gender Issues

Prior Academic Positions

  • Georgia State University (Teaching Assistant) 
  •  University of Louisville (Teaching Assistant & Instructor)

Professional Experience, Leadership & Service 

  • University of Louisville – 1981-1983 Instructor in Financial Accounting and Auditing 
  • Coopers and Lybrand, CPAs – 1982-1983 Tax and Small Business Consultant 
  • Deming, Malone, Livesay & Ostroff, CPAs – 1979-1981 Worked in Audit and Tax areas 
  • Blue Shield and Blue Cross – Medicare Auditor 
  • Family Scholar House – Board Member, Member of Finance Committee & Audit Subcommittee (Presently) 
  • State of Kentucky Parks Commission (2002-2007) 
  • Kentucky Society of CPA’s Leadership Council (2002-2006) 
  • Kentucky Society of CPA’s Education Committee (1999-2001)

Representative Publications 

  • “The Timing Differentiation of Accounting Programs in Private AACSB accredited Schools in the United States” (with R. Schrader) Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences –E-Journal (Best in Track) 2009
  • “Social Security: Then and Now: 70 Years of Growth” The Accounting Historians Journal Oct. 2006
  • “Improving Quality in the Small CPA Firm” (R. French) National Public Accountant Journal 1990