Walsh College

Faculty Details

David Dieterle

David A. Dieterle, Ph.D. 

  • Title
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Education
  • Phone
  • (248) 823-1635
  • Fax
  • (248) 689-0920
  • Brief Description
  • David Dieterle currently serves as president and senior program consultant for the Michigan Council on Economic Education and director, Walsh College Center for Economic Education.  He is adjunct professor in the Finance Department at Walsh College and lecturer at University of Michigan-Flint. Dieterle is National Teaching Fellow for the Foundation for Teaching Economics and a writer for ABC-CLIO Publishers. Most recently, he was editor of Economic Thinkers: A Biographical Encyclopedia (2013) and a co-editor of Government and the Economy: An Encyclopedia (2014). He was a co-author of Social Studies In Our Nation’s High Schools: A National Random Survey of Social Studies Teachers’ Professional Opinions, Values, and Classroom Practices (A Vital Issues Session at the 2009 National Council for the Social Studies Conference).  Dieterle taught in Michigan Public Schools for 11 years. He previously taught economics at Central Michigan, Edgewood College, Northern Illinois, and University of Cincinnati. He consulted with Michigan, Illinois, and Nebraska departments of education, Learning to Give, Junior Achievement, and Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan. His writings have appeared in Social Education, Newspaper In Education (Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press), Southwest Publishing (Economic Experiences), Economics for the Clergy, and Foundation for Investor Education.   

    Dieterle has presented papers to the Zambian Ministry of Education and Malawi Ministry of Education proposing a national curriculum to include economic and entrepreneurship education in their national teacher preparation programs in both countries. 

    Last Updated: October 2014