Dr. Walt Mueller is the founder and President of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding, a non-profit organization serving schools, churches, and community organizations across the U.S, Canada, and worldwide in their efforts to strengthen families. Walt has been working in youth and family ministry for over 37 years. He is a recognized authority on youth culture and family issues, and has appeared on numerous media outlets internationally to discuss teenagers and their world

He is the author of nine books and is a regular contributor to numerous journals and magazines. A graduate of Geneva College (BA) and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (MDiv), Walt received his doctorate at Gordon-Conwell in “Ministry to Postmodern Generations.” Walt has served in ministry with the Coalition for Christian Outreach and as a youth pastor in churches in Johnstown, PA and Philadelphia. Walt and his wife Lisa have four children and three grandchildren and live in Elizabethtown, PA.