Profile for Daniel Mueller

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Specialty area(s)

Environmental policy and politics, climate change, sustainability, collaborative and environmental governance, environmental ethics, American politics

Current courses at UWL

POL 102: State & Local Politics

PUB 210: Intro to Public Administration


Ph.D., Political Science, Washington State University, 2019
M.A., Political Science, Washington State University, 2015
B.A., Political Science, History, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, 2013

Teaching history

POL 101: American National Government

PUB 338: Environmental Policy

POL 234: Comparative Politics

Professional history

Associate Lecturer, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, August 2019 - Present

Graduate Research Assistant, Washington State University, May 2015 - August 2019

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Washington State University, August 2013 - May 2015

Research and publishing

My research has been highly interdisciplinary and has examined the role of community capitals in aviation biorefinery siting, sustainability education, and online misogyny:

Mueller, Daniel, Hoard, S., Roemer, K., Sanders, C., & Rijkhoff, S. A. M. (2020). Quantifying the Community Capitals Framework: Strategic Application of the Community Assets and Attributes Model. Community Development, 51(3), 1-21.

Martinkus, N., Latta, G., Rijkhoff, S. A. M., Mueller, Daniel. Hoard, S., Sasatani, D., Pierobon, F., & Wolcott, M. (2019). A Multi-Criteria Decision Support Tool for Biorefinery Siting: Using Economic, Environmental, and Social Metrics for a Refined Siting Analysis. Biomass and Bioenergy, 128(September).

Mueller, Daniel, Hoard, S., Smith, P. M., Sanders, C., & Gaffney, M. (2019). Airport Management Perspectives on Aviation Biofuels: Drivers, Barriers, and Policy Requirements in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. International Journal of Aviation Management, 4(3), 163-181.

Mueller, Daniel. (2018). Gendered Representation in Political Science Textbooks. In Levintova, K. & Staudinger, A. (Eds.), Gender in the Political Science Classroom. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Morczek, A. & Mueller, Daniel. (2017). Online Misogyny: Contextualizing Violence Toward Women in the Digital Age. Sexual Assault Report, 20(6), 85-97.

Smith, P. M. J., Gaffney, M., Shi, W., Hoard, S., Ibarrola Armendariz, I., & Mueller, Daniel. (2017). Drivers and Barriers to the Adoption and Diffusion of Sustainable Jet Fuel (SJF) in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. Journal of Air Transport Management, 58, 113-124.

Levintova, E. M. & Mueller, Daniel. (2015). Sustainability: Teaching an Interdisciplinary Threshold Concept through Traditional Lecture and Active Learning. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 6(1).