Faculty & Staff
Edward Alan Miller, PhD, MPA
Associate Professor of Gerontology & Public Policy
McCormack Graduate School Fellow, Gerontology Institute
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100 Morrissey Blvd. Office Location: Wheatley Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 104
Areas of Expertise
Aging and Long-term Care, Telemedicine and e-health, Intergovernmental Relations, Program Implementation and Evaluation, Medicaid
PhD, Political Science and Health Service Organization & Policy, University of Michigan
MA, Political Science, University of Michigan
MPA, Public Affairs, Cornell University
AB, Biology, Cornell University
Dr. Miller’s research focuses on understanding the determinants and effects of federal and state policies affecting vulnerable populations, including the frail and disabled elderly, mentally ill, and veterans. He has more than 80 peer-reviewed journal articles published or in press. He organized and edited the Spring 2012 issue of the Journal of Aging & Social Policy, "Critical Essays on Health Care Reform: The Affordable Care Act, Long-Term Care, and Elders," in addition to The Affordable Care Act: Advancing Long-Term Care in the United States, a book published by Routledge, Taylor Frances in September 2012. Previously he organized the August 2010 special issue of Medical Care Research & Review on long-term care policy development. A co-authored book, Digital Medicine: Health Care in the Internet Era, was published by Brookings Institution Press in 2009. Recent publications have appeared in Milbank Quarterly, Medical Care, The Gerontologist, State Politics & Policy Quarterly, American Journal of Public Health, Medical Care Research & Review, Journal of Health Politics, Policy, & Law, Review of Policy Research, Health Services Research, and Journal of Aging & Social Policy.
Dr. Miller is a member of the editorial boards of The Gerontologist, Journal of Aging & Social Policy, Journal of Health Politics, Policy, & Law, Research on Aging, and World Medical & Health Policy. He is also the Social Media Editor of the Journal of Health Politics, Policy & Law. In addition to invited talks, Dr. Miller routinely presents at the annual meetings of several professional organizations, including the American Political Science Association, Gerontological Society of America, Midwest Political Science Association, and Academy Health.
Courses taught include: Public Policy 748, Contemporary Issues in Health Politics & Policy, and Gerontology 761, Advanced Policy Analysis.
After earning his PhD, Dr. Miller completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University. He also has spent time in New Zealand as a Fulbright scholar and the Congressional Research Service as a social policy analyst specializing in aging and retirement issues. He was formerly an Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Political Science & Community Health at Brown University, now Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Service, Policy & Practice.