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Dr. Chris J. Miller

Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • Profile

    Chris Miller teaches courses in American politics and public policy, constitutional law, and environmental policy. Before joining the University of Richmond in 2020, he spent several years working in Chicago’s nonprofit sector focusing on election oversight, youth organizing, and civil liberties advocacy work, then earned his Ph.D. at Indiana University’s O’Neill School (SPEA) focusing on climate change policy. His current research interests include national and subnational environmental policy, the intersections of ideological polarization and economic inequality, and the influence of media literacy on public opinion.

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    • Grants and Fellowships

      John Gillespie Fellowship, Indiana University, 2019
      F&E Payne Fellowship, Indiana University, 2019
      Doctoral Research Grant, Indiana University, 2018
      Sustainability Research Development Grant, Indiana University, 2013

  • Publications
    Journal Articles

    Carley, Sanya, Sean Nicholson-Crotty, and Chris J. Miller. 2017. “Adoption, Reinvention, and Amendment of Renewable Portfolio Standards in the American States.” Journal of Public Policy 37(4): 431-458.

    Carley, Sanya, and Chris J. Miller. 2012. “Regulatory Stringency and Policy Drivers: A Reassessment of Renewable Portfolio Standards.” Policy Studies Journal 40(4): 730-756.