Doris Feltham is an associate professor of finance whose primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate finance courses as well as senior paper. She is also an advisor to undergraduate finance majors. Doris began teaching for ORU in 2010 as an adjunct online accounting and finance professor.
After graduating from ORU with a major in accounting, Doris began her professional career as an auditor in a CPA firm and later transitioned into the tax department. Upon completing her MBA - Finance at Dallas Baptist University, she began teaching as an adjunct. During the last twenty years, Doris has worked in the both public accounting and higher education. Her public accounting experience includes business consulting, auditing, tax planning as well as the managing a local CPA firm.
In addition to teaching at ORU, she has taught at King University, Arkansas State University, North Central University and University of Wisconsin-Rock County. Her online teaching experience also includes University of Maryland University College - Europe and Indiana Wesleyan University.
Doris completed her Ph.D. at Walden University in Applied Management and Decision Science - Accounting Specialization. Her dissertation entitled “The affect of IFRS for SMEs adoption by U.S. private entities” studied how adoption of international standards would change the financial information reported by private entities that currently follow U.S. GAAP.
She is a certified public accountant and a certified global managerial accountant. Her professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Oklahoma Society of CPAs, and the American Accounting Association
Doris is married to Don Feltham, who is also a graduate of the ORU. Don currently serves as the Global Chief Financial Officer of a German manufacturer located near Bonn, Germany. Doris and Don are parents of three children who have all attended ORU: Sarah (Class of 2007), Chris (Class of 2011) and Abigail (Class of 2017). Doris enjoys hiking, traveling and spending time with family.