Paul Mueller

Associate Professor of Economics; Director of Summer Academy

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Dr. Paul Mueller is an associate professor of economics at The King’s College in Manhattan. He has published academic articles in the Adam Smith Review, Econ Journal Watch, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, The Review of Austrian Economics, the Journal of Private Enterprise, and the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.

Dr. Mueller has written a book on the 2008 Financial Crisis published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. His work has also appeared in popular outlets like USA Today, Fox News, and The Hill.

Dr. Mueller has given talks or led seminars for the Institute for Humane Studies, the Acton Institute, the Commonweal Project, and the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. He wrote a series of columns about his dissertation on Adam Smith’s moral and political ideas for the Cato Institute. Dr. Mueller’s intellectual interests include financial markets and financial crises, political economy, the Scottish Enlightenment, 19th-century British liberalism (especially the works of Adam Smith), the Great Books tradition of the liberal arts, and Austrian economics.

During the school year, Dr. Mueller lives with his wife and three children in Harrison, NJ. But over the summers, he spends time at a bed and breakfast he and his wife own in Colorado called The Abbey.

Time at King's: August 2015 to July 2023


Ph.D. Economics
George Mason University

M.A. Economics
George Mason University

B.S. Political Science; Economics
Hillsdale College