Ralph WeltonProfessor of Accounting
Office: 306 Sirrine Hall
Phone: (864) 656-4881
Fax: (864) 656-4892
BA Accounting, Economics, and Business Administration
Intermediate Financial Accounting I
ProfileRalph Welton is a professor of Accountancy at Clemson University where he has taught since 1983. Dr. Welton received his B.A. from Anderson University and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. Dr. Welton teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in financial accounting and the legal and ethical responsibilities of the accounting profession. He has won the College’s Graduate Teaching Award. His publications have been primarily in the area of professional ethics and legal responsibilities. Twice he has received a Certificate of Merit from the Institute of Management Accountants for outstanding contribution to the management accounting literature. Twice he has been recognized by the Clemson Trustees with the Award for Faculty Excellence. Professor Welton is the Beta Alpha Psi Faculty Advisor for Clemson’s Zeta Rho Chapter, and the undergraduate student advisor for accounting and financial management students.
Dr. Welton's research interests include professional ethics and legal responsibilities, and accounting education.
Welton, R. E. and Guffey, D. M. (2009). Transitory or persistent? The effects of classroom ethics interventions: a longitudinal study. Accounting Education, an International Journal. 18(3): 273-298.