DR. ANNIE MILLER
Dr. Annie Miller is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Denver in the International Disaster Psychology Department and serves as Co-Director of the Colorado Resilience Collaborative. Her research and community-based efforts focus on supporting communities to reduce hate, discrimination, bias, and identity-based violence by developing protective factors locally and globally. Her research focuses on the effectiveness of networks and collaborations seeking to combat human trafficking, non-profit management, and capacity development at the community and network levels to end wicked problems.
Dr. Miller formerly served as the Director of the Center for Civic Engagement at Miami University Hamilton. While leading the Center, she coauthored the Ohio Civic Health Index which identifies civic and community behaviors and policy changes that might effectively lead to enhanced civic participation. While in Hamilton, Ohio, she founded HUB (Hamilton's Undround Buzz); a young adult movement aimed at restoring green space to the urban core of the community and fostering public, multi-generational leadership. She is currently a Project Advisor at the United Politics Initiative.
Dr. Miller holds a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in Public Affairs - Administration, Policy, Management, and Institutions where she studied felon disenfranchisement, the role of women in government, and economic development. In addition, she received an M.S. in Higher Education Administration and an M.A. in Political Science.