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Daniel Mueller, Ph.D.

dmueller Dr. Mueller is originally from Wisconsin, where he studied political science and history at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, and he earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in political science at Washington State University. His research interests include environmental policy and politics, climate change and sustainability policy, collaborative and environmental governance, environmental ethics, and American politics. He has worked on research projects exploring community capitals and their role in developing sustainable aviation biofuel and climate resilience, and his teaching experience includes American politics, environmental policy, comparative politics, public policy, and public administration.


  • Ph.D., Washington State University, Political Science
  • M.A., Washington State University, Political Science
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Political Science and History

Courses Taught

  • American Government

Selected Publications

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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