David A. Buehler, PhD

Title: Software Developer, Educator, Philosopher, Historian
Company: Providence College
Location: Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States

David A. Buehler, PhD, Software Developer, Educator, Philosopher and Historian at Providence College, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in philosophy and ethics.

The highlight of Dr. Buehler’s career was working for VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) in Oakland. His first assignment was in Baltimore for six weeks at the University of Maryland School of Social Work. Dr. Buehler became a software developer after he spent his earning off his first book to buy his first computer. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in history and political science/philosophy from Wittenberg University in 1967. From there, he received a Master of Arts in teaching in social sciences from Reed College in 1968 and a Master of Divinity in New Testament/ethics and church history from Harvard Divinity School in 1972. In 2005, he earned a Doctor of Philosophy from the Graduate Theological Foundation.

Dr. Buehler worked as a visiting professor in philosophy and ethics at Providence College from 1993 to 2019 and he is the founder of Macademia. He previously held positions of teacher of social studies at Jefferson high school from 1967 to 1968, teacher of science at Katonah Elementary School from 1968 to 1969, vicar of the First English Lutheran Church from 1972 to 1973 and pastor of First Lutheran Church in West Haven, Connecticut from 1973 to 1978.  He also worked as a teacher of advanced study and clinical training at Yale New Haven health from 1978 to 1980 and as a director of pastoral care and coordinator of bioethics at Charlton Memorial Hospital from 1980 to 1996. As a testament to his success, Dr. Buehler receives myriad awards including but not limited to a Recognition Award from Charlton Memorial Hospital in 1995, an Employee Recognition Award from Charlton Memorial Hospital in 1995, and a Templeton Prize for Theology and Science from The Templeton Foundation in 1994.

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