Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Religious Ethics
PhD, University of Chicago, 1985
Professor Miller's research interests include religion and public life, political and social ethics, theory and method in religious thought and ethics, and practical ethics. He is the author of Interpretations of Conflict: Ethics, Pacifism, and the Just-War Tradition (University of Chicago Press, 1991); Casuistry and Modern Ethics: A Poetics of Practical Reasoning (University of Chicago Press, 1996); Children, Ethics, and Modern Medicine (Indiana University Press, 2003), and Terror, Religion, and Liberal Thought (Columbia University Press, 2010). His forthcoming book, Friends and Other Strangers, endeavors to chart and expand the field of religious ethics and is due out from Columbia University Press next year. He is currently at work on two projects: a critical monograph on theory and method in the academic study of religion, and an intellectual history of “nature” in early modern and modern critical discourses about religion.