Peter Miller


(608) 262-3771

270-B Education Building

Miller, Peter

I focus leadership, education, and athletics. If you are interested in learning more about my recent work, please visit my personal website:


  • Ph D Educational Leadership and Policy, University of Utah, 2005
  • MA Teaching, University of Portland, 1999
  • BA Sociology, University of Notre Dame, 1997


  • rodney, h., Miller, P. M., & lovelace, t. (2016) Community-University Partnerships as Vehicles of Radical Leadership, Service and Activism Leadership & Policy in Schools
  • Miller, P. M., pavlakis, a., samartino, l., & bourgeois, a. (2015) (In Press) Brokering Educational Opportunity for Homeless Students and Their Families International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education
  • Miller, P. M., Pavlakis, A., & Lac., V. (2014) Responding to Poverty and Its Complex Challenges: The Importance of Policy Fluency for Educational Leaders Theory Into Practice, 53, 131-138.
  • Miller, P. M., & Bourgeois, A. K. (2013) Considering the Geographic Dispersion of Homeless and Highly Mobile Students and Families Educational Researcher
  • Miller, P. M., Wills, N., & Scanlan, M. (2013) Educational Leadership on the Social Frontier: Promise Neighborhoods in Urban and Tribal Settings Educational Administration Quarterly
  • Miller, P. M. (2012) Educating (More and More) Students Experiencing Homelessness: An Analysis of Recession-Era Policy and Practice Educational Policy
  • Miller, P. M. (2012) Miller, P. (in press). Mapping Educational Opportunity Zones: A Geospatial Analysis of Neighborhood Block Groups The Urban Review
  • Miller, P. M. (2011) A Critical Analysis of the Research on Student Homelessness. Review of Educational Research
  • Miller, P. M., Brown, T., & Hopson, R. (2011) Centering Love, Humility, Hope, and Faith in the Community: Transformative Urban Leadership Informed by Paulo Freire Urban Education
  • Miller, P. M., & Engel, M. (2011) Forging vertical linkages in the public sphere: Schools, churches, and social justice Educational Foundations


  • pavlakis, a., Miller, P. M., & Goff, P., UCEA, "Homelessness, Achievement, and Contextual Considerations: A Study of Low-Income Students in one Urban District" (2015), Washington, DC
  • Miller, P. M., & Bal, A., AERA, "Embracing Complexity, Resistance, and Vulnerability in Educational Change" (2015), Chicago
  • Miller, P. M., AERA, "How School Leaders and Communities Support Highly Mobile and Homeless Students and Families" (2015), Chicago
  • Bourgeois, A., & Miller, P., AERA Annual Conference, "Community Development Corporations and the Cultivation of Educational Opportunity" (2014), Philadephia, PA
  • Hopson, R., & Miller, P., AERA Annual Conference, "Community-University Partnerships as Vehicles for Radical Leadership and Activism" (2014), Philadephia, PA
  • Miller, P., & Bourgeois, A., AERA Annual Conference, "What Does Cross-Sector Data Integration Reveal about Student and Family Homelessness" (2014), Philadephia, PA
  • Hopson, R., Miller, P., & Lovelace, T., UCEA Annual Conference, "Conducting, Citing, Disseminating: How Community-Based Organizations Use Research to Influence Policy" (2013), Indianapolis, IN
  • Miller, P., UCEA Annual Conference, "Having it All: Finding the Perfect Work/Life Balance" (2013), Indianapolis, IN
  • Miller, P., Scanlan, M., Bourgeois, A., Barnicle, A., Harringa, L., Lac, V., & Pavlakis, A., UCEA Annual Conference, "Planning for Comprehensive Community Education Reform" (2013), Indianapolis, IN
  • Miller, P. M., Kopish, M., & Lowenhaupt, R., AERA Annual Meeting, "Developing resourceful social networks through university-school-community collaboration." (2011), New Orleans, LA