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Gordon H. “Nick” Mueller, Ph.D.

Nick Mueller is President and CEO of The National World War II Museum. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of The National D-Day Museum, leading the organization since 1998 through its final fundraising and construction phases to the Grand Opening on June 6, 2000.  His appointment to the position of President and CEO in 2000 allowed him to continue to guide the institution beyond its first years of operation and the opening of the Pacific Exhibit on December 7, 2001, and into the capital expansion on adjacent properties. In 2002, he retired from the University of New Orleans where he enjoyed a 34-year career as Professor of European Diplomatic History, Dean, Vice Chancellor of Extension, and President of the UNO Research and Technology Park.

Dr. Mueller also served in national leadership positions in the State University Land Grant Association and the National   University Continuing Education Association.  His local community involvement includes the Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Development District, the International Business Committee and the World Trade Center New Orleans, and as Founder and Executive Director of UNO’s Business – Higher Education Council. Dr. Mueller earned his Bachelor’s degree at Stetson University, an M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina and has done postgraduate work at Yale,     Harvard and several European Universities.


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September 3, 2014
Lunchbox Lecture
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
George Cholewczynski presents "The 70th Anniversary of Operation Market Garden"

September 3, 2014
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

September 4, 2014
Special Presentation
Hiroko Kusuda presents "Challenging Internment"
6:00 pm ‐ 7:00 pm

September 10, 2014
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am ‐ 12:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

September 10, 2014
"America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
11:45 am buffet seating
Stage Door Canteen

September 11, 2014
Lagniappe Lecture
Dr. Mark Plotkin presents "Quinine, Rubber, Sherman Tanks and Japanese Submarines: How Rainforest Plants Served as Key Strategic Materials in World War II"
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

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