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Dr. Alan Paredes

Dr. Alan Paredes

Dr. Alan Paredes
Title: Faculty
Rank: Associate Professor
Dept: General Education
Office: 300
Phone: (309) 692-4092 x3001
Fax: (309) 692-3893
Email: aparedes@midstate.edu

Mailing Address

Midstate College
Attn: Dr. Alan Paredes
411 W. Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614

Office Hours

Course Location Time
General 304 Tu,Th 9:00am–10:00am


I am married and have one son and one daughter. I have just finished publishing my second book. I would really like to publish it in Spanish. I am now currently working on my third book.


  • Doctorate, 1996
    Southern Illinois University, Carbonale

    I have a bachelors degree from Missouri S&T, Rolla, Missouri (1984), a Masters Degree (1990) and a Doctorate degree (1996), from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. I have been teaching at Midstate College since August of 1998.

Work Experience

  • Midstate College (1998–present)
    Associate Professor

    Associate Professor (2009 – Present)

    General Education Chair/Instructor (2004 – 2008)

    Institutional Researcher/Instructor (2001 – 2003)

    Network Administrator/Instructor (1998 – 2000)

Awards and Certifications

  • Published Book 2015, 2015

    The Tempexquixtles of Tehuacan, Book One: The House on South First Street

  • Federal Court Interpreter, 2013

    Certified as an Interpreter (Spanish/English), 2013.

  • Published Book, 2000

    Published book called "Play The Game: How To Get In and Succeed In Graduate School," Xlibris Press

  • Doctoral Dissertation, 1996

    Doctoral Dissertation: "Meta-Analysis of Selected Socioeconomic Variables With Regard to Water Use," Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, 1996.

  • Masters Thesis, 1988

    Masters Thesis: "Characterization of Sulfur Compounds in Illinois and Indiana Coal," Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, 1988.

  • Math Honor Society, 1983

    Math Honor Society, Missouri Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri, 1983, 1984.