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Daniel Charles Miller

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Contact Information

S-406 Turner Hall
1102 S. Goodwin
Urbana Illinois 61801
Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Daniel C. Miller is Associate Professor of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research and teaching focus on international environmental politics and policy. Dr. Miller is especially interested in understanding the conservation and development impacts of international aid in tropical countries and the political factors that shape those impacts. He works in a variety of settings around the world, but has a strong geographic interest in Africa and on forests more generally. Prior to joining the Faculty at Illinois, he was a Senior Forestry Specialist at the Program on Forests at the World Bank. Dr. Miller completed his Ph.D. in the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan and earned undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Political Science at the University of Illinois.

Additional Campus Affiliations

Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

Recent Publications

Carr, B., van Riper, C. J., Miller, D. C., Hodson, P., & Eriksson, M. (Accepted/In press). Social Values and Knowledge Predict Attitudes within an Urban Protected Area in El Salvador. Society and Natural Resources.

Castle, S. E., Miller, D. C., Merten, N., Ordonez, P. J., & Baylis, K. (2022). Evidence for the impacts of agroforestry on ecosystem services and human well-being in high-income countries: a systematic map. Environmental Evidence, 11(1), [10].

Guerrero-Pineda, C., Iacona, G. D., Mair, L., Hawkins, F., Siikamäki, J., Miller, D., & Gerber, L. R. (Accepted/In press). An investment strategy to address biodiversity loss from agricultural expansion. Nature Sustainability.

Afonso, R., & Miller, D. C. (2021). Forest plantations and local economic development: Evidence from Minas Gerais, Brazil. Forest Policy and Economics, 133, [102618].

Castle, S. E., Miller, D. C., Ordonez, P. J., Baylis, K., & Hughes, K. (2021). The impacts of agroforestry interventions on agricultural productivity, ecosystem services, and human well-being in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review. Campbell Systematic Reviews, 17(2), [e1167].

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