Emily Miller

Association of American Universities

Emily R. Miller, Ph.D. is Deputy Vice President for Institutional Policy at the Association of American Universities. She brings over 20 years of experience in higher education administration, research, and policy to AAU.

In partnership with the association’s member research universities, Dr. Miller has primary responsibilities for advancing transformational organizational change initiatives in undergraduate and graduate education as well as the research enterprise. She directs the AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative, the AAU Teaching Evaluation project, the PhD Education Initiative, and other strategic projects.

Dr. Miller frequently represents AAU’s portfolio of work with other national associations, universities, professional and disciplinary societies, industry leaders, policymakers, federal agencies, and foundations working to improve undergraduate and graduate education and advance science and innovation. She also staffs AAU’s STEM Network and Association of Graduate Schools constituent groups and serves as liaison to the AAU Arts & Science Deans and AAU Data Exchange (AAUDE) groups.

Dr. Miller has published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on evidence-informed innovations in undergraduate STEM and doctoral education; academic work and faculty reward structures; systemic organizational change at research universities; and multi-institutional strategies and approaches to advance equity and community in STEM disciplines.

Dr. 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 in Political Science from Gettysburg College.

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Higher Education Instructional-Workforce Framework part of Transforming Institutions Conference 2023:Program:Symposia:Session II
In this symposium, we will introduce a Higher Education Instructional-Workforce Framework, authored by members of the National Academies Roundtable on Systemic Change in Undergraduate STEM Education. With ...