Clark Miller

Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies


Clark Miller is assistant professor of public affairs, faculty affiliate of the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment in the Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, and member of the Robert and Jean Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies. Trained in electrical engineering, atmospheric physics, and science and technology studies, he works across disciplines on issues in science and technology policy and the human dimensions of global environmental change.

Miller held a postdoctoral fellowship in science, technology, and public policy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and is the recent recipient of a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award. He leads UW-Madison's new Initiative in Nanotechnology and Society, including a new $1.25 million research program in the new NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center that explores the economic, social, policy, and environmental implications of nanotechnology. He is a founding co-organizer of the Science and Democracy Network, a professional community that strengthens scholarly understanding of the politics of science and technology in democracies. In 2003, he served as a consultant to the United Nations Environment Programme.

Clark Miller's research has appeared in Social Studies of Science, Science and Public Policy, Environmental Values, and Science, Technology and Human Values. He received his doctorate in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.