XV World Forestry Congress


Daniel C. Miller

University of Notre Dame

Associate Professor of Environmental Policy


Daniel C. Miller is Associate Professor of Environmental Policy in the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. He is also coordinator of the Forests and Livelihoods: Assessment, Research and Engagement (FLARE) Network. Dr. Miller’s research and teaching focus on international environmental politics and policy. He is especially interested in understanding the socio-economic 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. Dr. Miller has carried out fieldwork in more than ten countries, particularly in Africa. His research has been published in Nature, PNAS, Global Environmental Change, and World Development, among other journals. Dr. Miller completed his Ph.D. in the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan and earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Political Science at the University of Illinois. Prior to becoming a professor he was a Senior Forestry Specialist at the World Bank.