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Michael T. Miller


Michael Miller

Professor of Higher Education

(RHRC)-Rehab, Human Resources, & Comm.Disorders


Michael T. Miller currently serves as Professor of Higher Education in the College of Education and Health Professions. He previously has served in several administrative roles, including Dean of the College of Education and Health Professions, Senior Associate Dean, and Department Chair at the University of Arkansas. He also served as the Associate Dean of the College of Education at San Jose State University and as Chair of Higher Education at the University of Alabama. He has served as president of two associations (NSSG and EERA) and on the board of directors of five national associations. He has served as the editor of three different academic journals, and has been recognized for his research, winning the AIR Director’s Paper Award and the Council for the Study of Community College's 2015 Senior Scholar Award. He was the 2016 Clemmens College of Education Distinguished Speaker. Miller has published nearly 300 articles and chapters, has authored three books, and has edited eight books. His primary area of research has been aligned with participatory communities in higher education, related to both student and faculty involvement in institutional life. He served as the editor of the Journal of College Orientation and Transition and The Journal of Research in Education. He has also served on the editorial boards of five different journals. His international work includes participation in the World Bank funding of postsecondary reform in Hungary, vocational technical education assessment in Jamaica, serving as a Bi-National Fulbright Commission Scholar in Egypt, and lecturing on higher education administration and management in China and Spain.

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Mass Communications University 2001
M.A. Communication University 1986
B.A. Journalism University 1972