TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Newsmaker: Thomas R. Mueller

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.
Tom Mueller, a professor in California University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Earth Sciences, has been named to the executive board for the Society of North American Historians and Researchers,
Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, 11:09 p.m.
 

Noteworthy: A professor in California University of Pennsylvania's Department of Earth Sciences, he has been named to the executive board for the Society of North American Historians and Researchers, or SONAHR. The New York-based organization examines sports history and its membership includes sports historians, filmmakers, researchers and journalists in seven countries on four continents.

Age: 43

Residence: Charleroi, Washington County

Family: Wife, Stacy; children: Monica, 4, and Tyler, 2

Background: Mueller's research includes applying spatial theory to the real world, particularly using Geographic Information Systems for computer mapping. He is currently helping the state Department of Environmental Protection's initiative known as the Pennsylvania Mine Mapping Atlas. During his 15 years at Cal U, Mueller's scholarly interests also have included geography education and sports geography.

Education: Bachelor degree in Geography, Towson University; master's degree in Geography, University of Connecticut; doctorate in Geography, University of Illinois.

Quote: “I've started working on some maps for (SONAHR), and as soon as I get a sense of those maps that will be initiated, then I absolutely hope to have our students help to make them.”

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Allegheny

  1. Plum teacher’s lawyer says latest allegations don’t measure up
  2. Pittsburgh police find missing 75-year-old man
  3. Pittsburgh man going to prison for fatally stabbing girlfriend’s son with butcher knife
  4. More witness intimidation charges are filed against Plum teacher
  5. American Airlines manager arrested in Pittsburgh on sex crimes charges
  6. Teen missing for a week found safe by Pittsburgh missing persons unit
  7. South Side zoning clashes with parking: Workers hurt
  8. 80 percent of drivers found exceeding speed limit in Mt. Lebanon, Bethel Park
  9. Duquesne man arrested again for Megan’s Law violations
  10. Security cameras, more police planned at Monroeville Mall
  11. Wet weather puts Three Rivers Regatta events in jeopardy