Emily Miller


Emily Miller, Director of AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative 

Emily Miller joined the Association of American Universities (AAU) in 2012 as the director for AAU’s Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative.  In this role she is responsible for the operational and policy components of a multi-institution project aimed at systemic and sustained improvement of undergraduate STEM teaching and learning at research-intensive institutions.  Previously she worked with the Association for Community College Trustees (ACCT) as a research and curriculum specialist.  During her graduate studies, Miller worked on grant projects focused on international partnerships for higher education development as well as a series of programs aimed at addressing the opportunities, changes, and challenges occurring in faculty careers and the academic workplace.  In addition, she collaborated with the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) with their board education and consulting services as well as on research examining faculty engagement in institutional governance. 

Miller was an assistant director of career services at Tufts University and worked in alumni relations at Harvard Business School.  Prior to working in higher education, she worked in government contracts litigation with Wiley, Rein & Fielding, LLP.

Miller earned her PhD in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education from Michigan State University; MA in Education Policy and Management from Harvard Graduate School of Education; and BA, cum laude and with honors, in Political Science from Gettysburg College.

Miller has published on the topics of post-secondary institutional leadership, specifically as it relates to governance and administration; organizational change in universities and colleges; and higher education policy. She is also a professional lecturer of higher education at The George Washington University and is an active member of the Association for the Study of Higher Education.

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