Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: University of Washington
Location: Cupertino, California, United States
Gerhard G. Mueller, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in accounting, higher education and academic administration.
Amassing more than 40 years of professional excellence in the accounting field, Dr. Mueller most recently served as a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board in Seattle, WA, from 1996 to 2001. Prior to this appointment, he was a Julius A. Roller Professor of Accounting at the University of Washington for one year, which was preceded by his role as a Hugh M. Blake Professor of International Business Management at the university for three years. Dr. Mueller served the university in a number of capacities during his career, including as a senior associate dean, director of the graduate professional accounting program, chairman of the accounting department, full professor and associate professor.
To prepare for his illustrious career, Dr. Mueller pursued an education at the College of the Sequoias, earning an Associate of Arts in 1954. He subsequently received a Bachelor of Science, with honors, from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1956, followed by a Master of Business Administration in 1957. Continuing his education at the university, he earned a Doctor of Philosophy in 1962. Dr. Mueller went on to receive an honorary Doctor of Economics from the Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration in 1994, as well as an honorary Doctor of Laws from Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan in 2000.
In recognition of his exceptional contributions to accounting and education, Dr. Mueller has accrued several accolades during his impressive career. The recipient of the Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 2000, he also received the Public Service Award from the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants in 1995 and was named an Outstanding International Accounting Educator by the American Accounting Association in 1991. Among his countless other awards, he was also a Ford Foundation Fellow in the late 1950s and a Price Waterhouse International Accounting Research Fellow in the early 1960s. He remains a fellow of the Academy of International Business. Notably, Dr. Mueller has a biography published, entitled “Gerhard G. Mueller: Father of International Accounting Education,” written by Professor Dale Flesher from the University of Mississippi.
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