Heather Miller, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School

hmiller@ncu.eduHeather Miller

Areas of Expertise

  • Research Design
  • Faculty training
  • Mentoring
  • Education
  • STEM


  • Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado
  • M.S., Oregon State University
  • B.S. ,Washington State University


Students’ attitudes and career aspirations towards ecology

Selected Publications:

  • “All Adjuncts are Not Created Equal: An Exploratory Study of Teaching and Professional Needs of Online Adjuncts,” Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration (2013)
  • “Strategies for Success for Online Co-Teaching,” Journal of Online Teaching and Learning, (2011)

Selected Professional Experience:

  • Faculty contributor for the Wiley Learning Institute
  • Textbook editing for Pearson Education
  • IRB Committee and Co-Chair experience for over 4 years 
  • Peer editor and reviewer for Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice

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