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Michelle D. Miller, Ph.D.

Dr. Miller is a cognitive psychologist whose research focuses on memory and attention, psychological impacts of technology, and student academic success. At Northern Arizona University, she has shaped redesign programs including the First Year Learning Initiative and the President’s Technology Initiative. She also helped lead the redesign of NAU’s Introduction to Psychology course, which was chosen as a “Course Redesign Exemplar” by the National Center for Academic Transformation.

Dr. Miller has written and presented extensively on evidence-based pedagogy and course design, most recently, Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology (2014, Harvard University Press). She specializes in mobilizing faculty to adopt teaching strategies that leverage principles from cognitive and brain sciences to create more effective and engaging learning experiences.