David Dieterle is an associate professor in the Finance Department at Walsh College and past president and chief academic officer, Michigan Council on Economic Education. Dieterle is National Teaching Fellow for the Foundation for Teaching Economics and a writer/editor for ABC-CLIO Publishers. He was editor and contributing author of Economic Thinkers: A Biographical Encyclopedia (2013) and a co-editor and contributing author 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) and co-authored Economic Experiences (1990) for South-western Publishing.
Dieterle taught in Michigan Public Schools for 11 years. He previously taught economics at Central Michigan, Edgewood College, Northern Illinois, University of Cincinnati, and University of Michigan-Flint. 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 programs (Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press), Economics for the Clergy, and for the Stock Market Game (Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association personal investment program).
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.
Dieterle is the editor and a contributing author to Economics: The Definitive Encyclopedia from Theory to Practice, a four-volume compilation on Economics scheduled for release in March, 2017.
Last Updated: January 2017