Head, Hoose Library of Philosophy and Faculty Librarian for the Humanities
University of Southern California
Dr. Miller is the Head of the USC Hoose Library of Philosophy as well as the faculty librarian for the Humanities. Her research interests are interdisciplinary and are directed towards cognitive, affective, motivational and learning sciences. Her current research interests include: the history and future implications of technology and human interaction, expanding humanities scholarship through digital humanities, cultural heritage conservation and the history of knowledge acquisition and libraries.
Her most recent grant funded collaborative projects include: USC Provost Arts and Humanities Initiative through Visions & Voices: 2019-2020 - Title: Emotionally Intelligent Robots: More Human Than Human? co-organized with Dr. Danielle Mihram, USC Libraries; Dr. Curtis Fletcher, USC Ahmanson Lab/Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study, and Emily Liu, University of Southern California Undergraduate Research Associates Program (URAP) Award Recipient; and 2018-2019 - Title: Dreaming with Eyes Open: The Art, Histories, Philosophies and Practices of Virtual Reality co-organized with Dr. Richard Lemarchand and Dr. Perry Hoberman of USC School of Cinematic Arts.
Dr. Miller is a first-generation college graduate who earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership, with a focus in Educational Psychology (Ed.D.) from USC Rossier School of Education, a Master of Management in Library and Information Science (M.M.L.I.S.) from USC Marshall School of Business, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (B.A.) from USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences which she completed as a non-traditional transfer student from Pasadena City College with two Associate in Arts degrees in Humanities (A.A.) and Social and Behavioral Sciences (A.A.).