Degree: Ed.D., Harvard University; B.A., Yale University
Office: Longfellow 206
Faculty Assistant: Rachel Elizabeth Freeman
Matt Miller is lecturer on education and associate dean for learning and teaching at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He oversees course and curriculum planning, support of faculty- and student-led initiatives for innovation in learning and teaching, and other ongoing academic priorities of the dean's office. In this role, he is also the school's institutional research officer. Miller is committed to inclusive, evidence-based processes of deliberation and improvement in higher education settings. He is the co-chair of the university-wide Teaching and Learning Consortium (TLC) of the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching. He is also currently at work with Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey and colleagues on researching organizations focused on the transformative learning of their members ("Deliberately Developmental Organizations").
At UCLA, Miller served as assistant dean in the Graduate Division, leading a central administrative team of professionals in admissions, student academic affairs, graduate student financial support, institutional research, and other services for 10,000 graduate students university-wide. In this role, he established the university's first office of postdoctoral scholars to serve 1,000 postdoctoral fellows in biomedical sciences and other fields. At Harvard, Miller previously served as a researcher on Project Zero's Interdisciplinary Studies Project, studying the improvement of interdisciplinary teaching and learning in middle school, high school, and higher education settings. He has also taught middle-school English in Los Angeles. He earned his B.A. in English from Yale University, where he was awarded the Chauncey Brewster Tinker Prize for outstanding student in English in his graduating class. He received his Ed.D. from HGSE, where he was awarded a Spencer Research Training Grant fellowship.
Kegan, R., Lahey, L., Miller, M., Fleming, A., and Helsing, D. (March, 2016.) An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization. Boston, MA: Harvard Business Review Press.
Kegan, R., Lahey, L., Fleming, A., and Miller, M. (2014.) "Making Business Personal". Harvard Business Review, April.