Jon D. Miller

Research Scientist, Center for Political Studies, Institute for Social Research; Lecturer, School of Education

Jon D. Miller, School of Education

Jon's expertise is in the measurement and analysis of the public understanding of science and technology. Jon has measured the public understanding of science and technology in the United States for the last three decades, and has examined the factors associated with the development of attitudes toward science and science policy.

In the School of Education, Miller teaches courses in the following program(s):
Combined Program in Education and Psychology


Selected Publications


Miller, Jon D., Michael L. Kotowski, Robert Comis, Sandi W. Smith, Kami J. Silk, Diane Colaizzi, and Linda Kimmel, Measuring cancer clinical trial understanding, in Health Communication, 2011, 26:1:1-12.

Miller, Jon D., The conceptualization and measurement of civic scientific literacy for the 21st century, in Meinwald, J. and Hildebrand, J. G. (Eds.), Science and the Educated American: A core component of liberal education, 2010, Cambridge, MA: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, pp. 241-255.

Miller, Jon D., Civic Scientific Literacy: The role of the media in the electronic era, in Kennedy, Donald and Overholser, Geneva. (Eds.), Science and the Media, 2010, Cambridge, MA: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, pp. 44-63.

Miller, Jon D. and Gary L. Kreps, Biological Literacy: A key to cancer prevention and control in the 21st century, in Rutten, Lila; Hesse, Bradley W.; Moser, Richard P. and Kreps, Gary L. (Eds)., Building the Evidence Base in Cancer Communication, 2010, Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Miller, Jon D., Adult science learning in the Internet era, in Curator, 2010, 53:2:191-208.



Room 4218
Center for Political Studies
4219 ISR