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).
He is currently at work on two projects: a collection of papers on religion, ethics, and culture; the other a critical monograph on theory and method in the academic study of religion.