Dr. Chad Mueller

Mueller, Dr. Chad
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Humanities
Office: Live Oak Hall 206 D

About Dr. Chad Mueller

Institute:  Public Service

Education: 

PhD|Learning Design & Technologies|Purdue University

MEd|Educational Design & Technologies|Texas Tech University

MA|Political Science|Midwestern State University

Preference:  All students

Bio: 

Northwest Vista Peace & Conflict Studies

I am a first generation college graduate who worked full-time jobs while completing my degrees. Along my educational journey, I have been fortunate to be helped by various mentors and look forward to helping students anyway I can.
 
I received both my BA and MA degrees in Political Science from Midwestern State University. As an undergraduate, I focused my studies on European political systems and international relations. In graduate school, I shifted my research focus to studying the use of nonviolent methods and social movements within authoritarian regimes. After graduating, I took a full-time teaching job and taught at two different community colleges here in Texas. While teaching, I also earned a second graduate degree in Educational Design & Technologies from Texas Tech University with a specialization in designing online and hybrid courses. In 2013, I took a full time position as a Lead Instructional Designer at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN where I collaborated with faculty on designing their online courses. During my time at Purdue, I entered into the Learning Design Technologies PhD program and completed my PhD while teaching here at NVC. In my personal time, I enjoy traveling, going to live music events and exploring the world with my two sons. 

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