Dr. Norton Wheeler is an assistant professor of history at Missouri Southern State University, where he has taught since the fall of 2008. He teaches courses in both U.S. and Asian history. In September 2012, Routledge Press will publish his book, The Role of American NGOs in China's Modernization: Invited Influence.
Prior to becoming a teacher in 2006, Dr. Wheeler had a 25-year career in the business sector. His final assignment entailed living in China for three years and establishing a factory there. Having earned a doctorate a bit late in life, he is enjoying his new career at MSSU.