Daniel C. Miller is associate professor of environmental policy in the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. His research and teaching focus on international environmental politics and policy, with a special interest in understanding the socioeconomic and ecological impacts of conservation funding in tropical countries and the political factors shaping those impacts. His research also explores the contribution forests and trees make to human well-being in rural areas around the world. Miller has been a Kellogg Institute faculty fellow since 2022.

Miller has carried out fieldwork in more than ten countries, particularly in Africa. His research has been published in Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS,) Global Environmental Change, World Development, and other journals. He is the coordinator of the Forests and Livelihoods: Assessment, Research and Engagement (FLARE) network.

Miller completed his PhD in the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan. He is also a faculty fellow of the Pulte Institute for Global Development and a faculty affiliate of the Environmental Change Initiative at the University of Notre Dame.


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