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Eric Bliss

Associate Director

Center for General Education

Center for General Education

Degree Program General Education

Eric Bliss lives in Austin, TX and is married to a beautiful Japanese/Honduran woman, Michiko. His PhD is in Environmental Chemistry though he most recently completed a post-doc certificate in business admin. focused on project management. Eric has worked outside of academia in process development (catalysts), nuclear research (transuranics and high-level radioactive waste), as a field engineer (oil industry offshore wireline apps and mass spectrometry drug discovery tools), and as a pool manager while coaching swimming & soccer, teaching high school math and science, and instructing at Space Camp. Traveling to Dubna, Russia for a 2-wk NATO conference was a great cultural experience for Eric, as was leading 4 service trips to Costa Rica and teaching in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Eric loves to travel, read, watch movies, enjoy the lake, ride a Harley, and he is a sound engineer for two bands. At Walden, Eric supervises faculty and manages projects as the Associate Director of the Center for General Education.

Courses Taught

CHEM 1001 - Introduction to Chemistry

PHSC 1001 - Earth Science

NASC 1001 - Environmental Science

SCNC 4001 - Analyzing Contemporary Scientific Controversies

BIOL 1001 - Introduction to Biology

BIOL 2320 - Nutritional Science

BIOL 3020 - Essential Human Anatomy and Physiology

MATH 1040 - College Algebra Concepts

MATH 1030 - College Math

MATH 1020 - Intermediate Algebra

MATH 1010 - Intermediate College Math

CCC 3021 - Design Thinking (Empresas Creativas)--in Spanish

COMM 1000 - Communication Skills for Career Development

COMM 1001 - Contemporary Communications


Post-Doctoral Bridge to Business Administration, Walden University - Minneapolis, United States

PhD, University of Tennessee

BS, University of Alabama at Huntsville

Public Service

Lone Star Aussie Rescue, Volunteer - , United States

Manor High School, Volunteer - Manor, TX United States

Awards / Honors

Recognition of Excellence, Educational Testing Service, 2008


Bliss, E. (2000). Studies of Americium, Neptunium, and Plutonium Speciation Relative to Environmental Migration: The First Preparation of a Real Neptunium Colloid .


Bliss, E. (2000). Studies of Am, Np, and Pu Species Relevant To Environmental Migration: The First Preparation Of A Np Colloid. University of Tennessee.

Bliss, E., Danver, S. L. (2012). Teaching Walden’s Undergraduates: Lessons Learned and Models for Success. Walden University.

Bliss, E. (2012). The Online Discussion Board:Creating Substantive and Engaging Discourse. Walden University.

Bliss, E. (2014). Laureate Faculty Exchange:Walden (USA) and UNITEC (Honduras). Walden University.

Bliss, E. (2018). Sharing Classrooms. Walden University.