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					                                         MONICA K. MILLER

                                         CURRICULUM VITA
PERSONAL INFORMATION

University Address:
Department of Criminal Justice
Mailstop 214
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557
(775) 784-6021

Email Address:
mkmiller@unr.edu

EMPLOYMENT
July 2004 to June 2009              University of Nevada, Reno:
                          Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice
                         Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology
2005 to present          Adjunct professor, Grant Sawyer Center for Justice
2008 to present          Faculty Associate, Women’s Studies Program
2008, summer             Instructor, Davidson Academy of Nevada
July 2009 to present             University of Nevada, Reno:
                         Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice
                         Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology

EDUCATION

Ph.D. (May, 2004)                        University of Nebraska-Lincoln
                                                Department of Psychology
                                                Major: Social Psychology
                                                Certification: Public Policy and Program Evaluation
                                                Doctoral Dissertation: Use of Religious Appeals in
                                                Closing Arguments: Policy Implications for Judges and
                                                Policy-makers
                                                Major Advisor: Brian H. Bornstein

J.D. (December, 2002)                    University of Nebraska College of Law

M.A. (December, 2002)                    University of Nebraska-Lincoln
                                                Department of Psychology
                                                Major: Social Psychology
                                                Thesis: Self-Concept Regulating Mechanisms and
                                                Alcohol Abuse Prevention Programs
                                                Major Advisor: Brian H. Bornstein

B. A. Distinction (May, 1998)            University of Nebraska-Lincoln
                                                Department of Psychology
                                                Major: Psychology
                                                Minors: Sociology, English
                                                                                    Monica Miller

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS
Research in the fields of social psychology, law, and policy; specifically in the areas of legal decision-
making, religion and the legal system, family law, legal regulation of sexual behavior, and development
of policies that promote well-being. Teaching law, psychology, and policy courses. Developing strong
mentoring relationships with graduate and undergraduate students.
AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

Awards:
2006
       Nominated for Dennis Leslie Mahoney Legal Theory Award
       Nominated for Law and Society Association Article Award
       Awarded Jr. Faculty Research Award –HHS Dean’s Award
       Nominated for Michele Alexander Early Career Award (SPSSI)
       Nominated for Outstanding Undergraduate Mentor Award
       Nominated for American Association of University Women Emerging Scholars
2007:
       Nominated for Outstanding Undergraduate Mentor Award
       Nominated for Alan Bible Teaching Award
       Nominated for Law and Society Association Article Award
2008:
       Awarded College of Liberal Arts Dean’s Award for Research/Creative Activity
       Nominated for Regents’ Rising Researcher Award
       Nominated for Outstanding Undergraduate Mentor Award
       Nominated for Alan Bible Teaching Award
2009:
       Nominated for the American Psychology-Law Society Saleem Shah Award
       Awarded Outstanding Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor Award
       Awarded Graduate Student Association Vada Trimble Outstanding Mentor Award
       Nominated for Regents’ Rising Researcher Award
2010:
       Awarded American Psychology-Law Society and American Academy of Forensic Psychology
       Saleem Shah Early Career Award
       Nominated for the Herbert Jacob book prize (Law and Society Association)
       Nominated for the Distinguished book award (Society for the Scientific Study of Religion)
       Nominated for the American Psychology-Law Society book prize
2011:
       Awarded Regent’s Rising Researcher Award

Fellowships and Grants:
       $6,000     American Association of University Women fellowship (2006-2007) awarded
       $1,500      UNL Psychology Department Grants (2001, 2002, 2003), funded
       $300        National Planned Parenthood, (2002), funded
       $1,000      University Research Grants (2003), funded
       $1,000     Society for the Psychological Study Social Issues Grant-in-Aid, (2003), funded
       $500       American Psychology- Law Society Grant (2003), funded
       $10,394    National Science Foundation Dissertation Grant (2003), funded
       $2,000     Society for the Psychological Study Social Issues (2004), funded
       $ 410      College of Liberal Arts Scholarly and Creative Activities award (2007), funded
       $10,000    College of Liberal Arts Scholarly and Creative Activities award
                        (with Clayton Peoples; includes $2000 match) (2007), funded
       $30,075    College of Liberal Arts Scholarly and Creative Activities award
       (with Clayton Peoples and Jim Richardson; includes matches) (2009), funded

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Sponsored Student Grants awarded:
  $400 American Psychology- Law Society Grant (2005), Angela Broadus, funded
  $240 American Psychology- Law Society Grant (2005), Alayna Jehle, funded
  $1000 Network of Faculty for Undergraduate Research (2005), Michele Cannella, funded
  $ 880 Network of Faculty for Undergraduate Research (2005), Angela Harrell, funded
  $ 250 American Psychology- Law Society Grant (2005), Alicia Summers, funded
  $ 300 American Psychology- Law Society Grant (2005), Ashley Dolezilek, funded
  $2000 American Psychology- Law Society Grant (2006), Jared Chamberlain, funded
          (includes $1000 match from Graduate School)
  $ 200 American Psychology- Law Society Grant (2006), Sarah Merz, funded
  $ 240 American Psychology- Law Society Grant (2006), David Flores, funded
  $1200 Network of Faculty for Undergraduate Research (2006), Michael Bogen, funded
  $1200 Network of Faculty for Undergraduate Research (2006), Elizabeth Coleman, funded
  $1080 Network of Faculty for Undergraduate Research (2006), Robert Hagar, funded
  $2000 Society for the Psychological Study Social Issues (2006), Alayna Jehle, funded
          (includes $1000 match from Graduate School)
  $1500 Network of Faculty for Undergraduate Research (2007), Stacy Shamblin, funded
  $ 200 American Psychology- Law Society Grant (2008), Alicia Summers, funded
  $2000 Society for the Psychological Study Social Issues Grant-in-Aid, (2009), Jon Maskaly, funded
       (includes $1000 match from Graduate School)
  $1200 Network of Faculty for Undergraduate Research (2009), Breanna Schlingheyde, funded
  $1890 Network of Faculty for Undergraduate Research (2009), Ebeth Palafox, funded
  $980 Graduate Student Association Dissertation Award (2011), Alex Sigillo

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
(Student co-authors in bold)

       Books:

Bornstein, B.H. & Miller, M.K. (2009). God in the Courtroom: Religion’s Role at Trial. New York:
        Oxford.
Miller, M.K. (2006). Religion in criminal justice. New York: LFB.
Miller, M.K. (Ed.). (2009). Contemporary perspectives on legal regulation of sexual behavior: Psycho-
        legal research and analysis. Hauppauge, NY: Nova.
Miller, M.K. & Bornstein, B.H. (Eds). (under contract). Trauma, Stress and Wellbeing in the Legal
        System. New York: Oxford.


       Journal Articles:

Adya, M., Miller, M.K., Singer, J.A., Thomas, R.M. & Padilla, J.B. (2006). Cultural differences in
        perceptions of the government and the legal system: Hurricane Katrina highlights what has been
        there all along. Journal of Law and Social Challenges, 8, 27-51.
Armstrong, M., Miller, M.K. & Griffin, T. (under review). Examining the psychology of Crime Control
        Theater using sex offender registration and notification laws
Bornstein, B.H., & Miller, M.K. (2010). Does a judge’s religion influence decision making? Court
        Review, 45,112-116.
Bornstein, B.H., Miller, M.K., Nemeth, R J., Page, G.L., & Musil, S.M. (2005). Juror reactions to jury
        duty: Perceptions of the system and potential stressors. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 23,
        321-346.
Bornstein, B.H., Rung, L.M., & Miller, M.K. (2002). The effects of defendant remorse on mock juror
        decisions in a malpractice case. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 20, 393-409.

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Brosh, J.E., & Miller, M.K. (2008). Regulating pregnancy behaviors: How the Constitutional rights of
         minority women are disproportionately compromised. Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the
         Law,16,437-457.
Brown, C.S., Miller, M.K., & Griffin, T. (under review). Polygamy raids: An example of Crime Control
         Theater precipitated by moral panic
Chamberlain, J., & Miller, M.K. (2008). Stress in the courtroom: Call for research. Psychiatry,
         Psychology and Law, 15, 237-250.
Chamberlain, J. & Miller, M.K. (2009). Evidence of secondary traumatic stress, safety concerns, and
         burnout among judges. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 37, 214-
         224.
Chamberlain, J., Miller, M.K. & Bornstein, B.H. (2008). Legal decisions concerning the rights and
         responsibilities of gay and lesbian parents: A role for psychologists. Social Issues and Policy
         Review, 2, 103-126.
Chamberlain, J., Miller, M.K. & Gonzalez, C.A (2010). The “Oprah Effect:” How celebrity jurors
         influence jury decision-making. Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, 17, 48-77.
Chamberlain, J., Miller, M.K. & Jehle, A. (2006). Celebrities in the courtroom: Legal responses,
         psychological theory and empirical research. Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and
         Technology Law, 8, 551-572.
Chamberlain, J., Rivera, C. & Miller, M.K. (under review). A study of gay parents’ perceptions of their
         parental roles: Implications for policy decisions concerning their legal rights and responsibilities.
Chavez, H.L., & Miller, M.K. (2009). Religious references in death sentence phases of trials: Two
         psychological theories that suggest judicial rulings and assumptions may affect jurors. Lewis &
         Clark Law Review, 13,1037-1083.
Chomos, J., Miller, M.K., Sicafuse, L., Richardson, J.T., Peoples, C.D., & Bremer, C.F. (in press).
         Increasing juror satisfaction: A call to action for judges and researchers. Drake Law Review.
Coleman, E.E. & Miller, M.K. (2007). Assessing legal responses to prenatal drug use: Can therapeutic
         responses produce more positive outcomes than punitive responses? Journal of Law and Health,
         20, 35-67.
Flores, D.M., Miller, M.K., Chamberlain, J., Richardson, J.T., & Bornstein, B.H. (2010). Judges’
         perspectives on stress and safety in the courtroom: An exploratory study. Court Review, 76-89.
Gaydon, L.B. & Miller, M.K. (2007). Elders in the justice system: How the system treats elders in trials,
         during imprisonment, and on death row. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 25, 677-699.
Griffin, T. & Miller, M.K. (2008). Child abduction, AMBER Alert, and “Crime Control Theater.”
         Criminal Justice Review, 33, 159-176.
Griffin, T., Miller, M.K., Hoppe, J., Rebideaux, A., & Hammack, R. (2007). A preliminary
         examination of AMBER Alert’s effects. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 18, 378-394.
Hammond, M., Miller, M.K., & Griffin, T. (2010). Safe haven laws as crime control theater. Child
         Abuse and Neglect, 34, 545-552.
Hoffman, L. & Miller, M.K. (2009). Inconsistent state court rulings concerning pregnancy-related
         behaviors. Journal of Law and Health, 22, 279-293.
Jehle, A. & Miller, M.K. (2010). The controversial International Marriage Broker Regulation Act of
         2005: Protecting the rights and interests of all parties. Contemporary Justice Review, 13, 35-41.
Jehle, A., & Miller, M.K. (2005). “Friends” writers offer “creative necessity” argument for sexual
         harassment: Justification or abuse excuse? DePaul Journal of Art and Entertainment Law, 15,
         265-300.
Jehle, A., & Miller, M.K. (2005). Controversy in the courtroom: Implications of allowing jurors to
         question witnesses. William Mitchell Law Review, 32, 27-57.
Jehle, A. & Miller, M.K. (2007). Apologies in the legal system: Helping offenders, victims, and the
         community. Restorative Directions Journal, 2(2), 54-73.
Jehle, A., Miller, M.K., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2009). The influence of accounts and remorse on mock
         jurors’ judgments of offenders. Law and Human Behavior, 33,393-404.
Johnstone, T., & Miller, M.K. (2008). The courts’ role in promoting comprehensive justice for pregnant
         drug and alcohol users. Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 59, 39-54.

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Keller, P.H. & Miller, M.K. (under review). Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to predict intent to
        report crime.
Lindsey, S.C., & Miller, M.K. (under review). Discretionary release decisions of actual and mock parole
        board members: Implications for community sentiment and parole decision-making research.
Lindsey, S.C., Sigillo, A. E., & Miller, M.K. (under review). The relationship between college students’
        support for parental involvement clauses of abortion laws for minors and religion, political
        affiliation, and attribution style.
Maskaly, J. & Miller, M.K. (under review). Establishing a child custody office: Promoting fairness, legal
        compliance and psychological stability for children.
Mathews, G.J. & Miller, M.K. (2006). Video games are detrimental: Review of negative effects of video
        games. Journal of Psychological Inquiry, 11, 87-89.
Miko, A. & Miller, M.K. (2010). Mandatory influenza vaccinations: An example of Health Promotion
        Theater. Global Health Governance, 4, 1-15.
Miller, L., & Miller, M.K. (under review). What about the children? Therapeutic solutions for assisting
        female inmates and their children
Miller, M.K. (2010). Exploring the relationship between regulation of video games and changes in game
        content as represented by game magazines. Politics and Policy, 38, 705-735.
Miller, M.K. (2009). Content analysis of the 18-year evolution of video game violence in video game
        magazines. Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture,16, 82-102.
Miller, M.K. (2011). How judges decide whether social parents have parental rights: A five-factor
        typology. Family Court Review,49,72-83.
Miller, M.K. (2008). Legally restricting procreation: The challenges, dilemmas, and unequal effects of
        the judicial trend on men and women. Women’s Policy Journal of Harvard, 5, 27-32.
Miller, M.K. (2005). Taking a new look at gifted education: A response to a changing world. Appalachian
        Journal of Law, 4, 89-107.
Miller, M.K. (2005). Refusal to undergo a cesarean section: A woman’s right or a criminal act? Health
        Matrix Journal of Law and Medicine, 15, 383-400.
Miller, M.K. (2006). Through the eyes of a father: How PRWORA affects nonresident fathers and their
        children. International Journal of Law, Policy and Family, 20, 55-73.
Miller, M.K. (2006). Avoiding policies that unnecessarily harm women, children and society: Promoting
        comprehensive justice. Restorative Directions Journal, 2 (1), 75-89.
Miller, M.K., Adya, M., Chamberlain, J., & Jehle, A. (2010). How counterfactual thinking affects
        reactions to victimization. Applied Psychology and Criminal Justice, 6, 17-30.
Miller, M.K. & Bornstein, B.H. (2005). Religious appeals in closing arguments: Impermissible input or
        benign banter? Law and Psychology Review, 29, 29-61.
Miller, M.K. & Bornstein, B.H. (2004). Juror stress: Causes and interventions. Thurgood Marshall Law
        Review, 30, 237-269.
Miller, M.K. & Bornstein, B.H. (2006). The use of religion in death penalty sentencing trials. Law and
        Human Behavior, 30, 675-684.
Miller, M.K. & Chamberlain, J. (under review). How religious beliefs and motivations are related to
        attitudes toward gays and gay rights.
Miller, M.K. & Clinkinbeard, S. S. (2006). Improving the AMBER Alert System: Psychology research
        and policy recommendations. Law and Psychology Review, 30, 1-21.
Miller, M.K., & Flores, D. (2007). Addressing the problem of courtroom stress. Judicature, 91, 60-69.
Miller, M.K., Flores, D.M., & Pitcher, B.J. (2010). Using Constructivist Self-Development Theory to
        understand judges’ reactions to a courthouse shooting: An exploratory study. Psychiatry,
        Psychology and Law, 17, 121-138.
Miller, M.K., Greene, E., Dietrich, H., Chamberlain, J., Singer, J.A. (2008). How emotion affects the
        trial process. Judicature, 92(2), 56-64.
Miller, M.K., Griffin, T., Clinkinbeard, S.S., & Thomas, R.M. (2009). The psychology of AMBER
        Alert: Unresolved issues and policy implications. Social Science Journal, 46, 111-123.
Miller, M.K. & Hayward, R.D. (2008). Religious characteristics and the death penalty. Law and Human
        Behavior, 32, 113-123.

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Miller, M.K., Jehle, A., & Summers, A. (2007). From Kobe Bryant to Saddam Hussein: A descriptive
         examination and psychological analysis of how religion likely affected twenty-five recent high-
         profile trials. Florida Coastal Law Review, 9, 1-33.
Miller, M.K. & Kazmar, M.N. (2007). Psychology research and public opinion do not support proposed
         changes to the jury system. Hamline Law Review, 30, 285-313.
Miller, M.K., Lindsey, S.C., & Kaufman, J. (under review). The religious conversion and race of a
         prisoner: Mock parole board members’ decisions, perceptions, and emotions.
Miller, M.K., Maskaly, J., Peoples, C.D. & Sigillo, A. (revise and resubmit). The impact of mock jurors’
religious characteristics on their verdicts. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.
Miller, M.K., Maskaly, J., Green, M., & Peoples, C.D. (2011). The effects of deliberations and religious
         identity on mock jurors’ verdicts. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 14, 517-532.
Miller, M.K., Singer, J., & Jehle, A. (2008). Identification of circumstances under which religion affects
         each stage of the trial process. Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice, 4, 135-171.
Miller, M.K., & Summers, A. (2007). Gender differences in video game characters’ roles, appearances,
         and attire. Sex Roles, 57, 419-433.
Miller, M.K., & Summers, A. (2009). A content analysis of the evolution of video game characters as
         represented in video game magazines. Journal of Media Psychology, 14, 1-34.
Miller, M.K., & Summers, A. (2011). A content analysis of the portrayal of male video game characters
         in video game magazines over 20 years. American Journal of Media Psychology, 4, 43-62.
Miller, M.K., Wood, S., & Chomos, J. (under review). Support for the death penalty is related to
         information processing and responsibility attributions.
Padilla, J.B., Miller, M.K., & Broadus, A. (2008). Analysis of Hispanic representation and
         conceptualization in psychology and law research. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 26, 655-
         670.
Peoples, C.D., Sigillo, A., Green, M., Maskaly, J., Miller, M.K. (under review). Friendship and
         conformity to socially desirable stances: Juror verdict change in a mock jury study
Pettis, C.T. & Miller, M.K. (2007). Promoting breastfeeding through social change. Women’s Policy
         Journal of Harvard, 4, 39-48.
Pettis, C.T. & Miller, M.K. (under review). A social psychological analysis of breastfeeding
         advertisements and recommendations to make them more effective.
Pettis, C.T. & Miller, M.K. (under review). Analysis of media portrayals of breastfeeding
Quinlan, F. & Miller, M.K. (2006). Are video games inherently harmful? Summary of evidence raises
         doubts. Journal of Psychological Inquiry, 11, 90-92.
Reichert, J., Miller, M.K., Bornstein, B.H. & Shelton, D. (2011). How reason for surgery and juror bias
         against overweight patients affect verdicts in medical malpractice trials. Behavioral Sciences and
         the Law, 29, 395-418.
Reisig, J. & Miller, M.K. (2009). How the social construction of “child abuse” affects immigrant parents:
         Policy changes that protect children and families. International Journal of Social Inquiry, 2, 17-
         37.
Schlingheyde, B.L., & Miller, M.K. (under review). How victim and execution impact statements affect
         jurors’ perceptions, emotions, and decisions.
Sicafuse, L. & Miller, M.K. (2010). Social psychological influences on the popularity of AMBER Alerts.
         Criminal Justice and Behavior, 37, 1237-1254.
Sicafuse, L., & Miller, M.K. (under review). An analysis of public commentary supporting and opposing
         mandatory HPV vaccination: Should lawmakers trust public sentiment?
Sigillo, A., Miller, M.K., & Weiser, D. (under review). Attitudes toward non-traditional women using
         IVF: The importance of political affiliation and religious characteristics.
Singer, J., Miller, M.K., & Adya, M. (2007). The impact of DNA and other technology on the criminal
         justice system: Improvements and complications. Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology,
         17, 87-125.
Summers, A. & Miller, M.K. (under review). From damsels in distress to sexy superheroes: How the
         portrayal of sexism in video game magazines has changed in the last 20 years


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Summers, A. & Miller, M.K. (2009). How social sciences can right 35 years worth of obscenity wrongs.
       Critical Issues in Justice and Politics, 3, 35-58.
Summers, A., Hayward, R.D., & Miller, M.K. (2010). Death qualification as systematic exclusion of
       jurors with certain religious characteristics and other characteristics. Journal of Applied Social
       Psychology, 40 (12), 3218-3234.
Thimsen, S., Bornstein, B.B., & Miller, M.K. (2009). The Dynamite Charge: Too explosive for its own
       good? Valparaiso University Law Review, 44, 93-123.
Vargas, J. H., Miller, M.K., & Chamberlain, J. (in press). The parental rights and responsibilities of gay
       social parents and the general well-being of their children: A mixed methods investigation of
       judicial rulings. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 8 (5)
Wilcox, B.L, Weisz, P.V., & Miller, M.K. (2005). Practical guidelines for educating policymakers: The
       Family Impact Seminar as an approach to advancing the interests of children and families in the
       policy arena. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 34, 638-645.
Weiser, D., & Miller, M.K. (2010). Barack Obama v. Bristol Palin: Why the President’s sex education
       policy wins. Contemporary Justice Review, 13, 411-424.
Wolff, K. T., & Miller, M.K. (2009). Victim impact statements and execution impact statements: What
       judges should know about case law and psychology research. Judicature, 92, 148-157.
Book Chapters:

        Adya, M., Miller, M.K., Singer, J.A., Thomas, R.M. & Padilla, J.B. (2007). Cultural
                  differences in perceptions of the government and the legal system: Hurricane Katrina
                  highlights what has been there all along. In H. Potter (Ed.), Racing the Storm: Racial
                  Implications and Lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina (pp. 67-94). Lanham, MD:
                  Lexington Books. Reprinted from Journal of Law and Social Challenges.
DeArman, S. D. & Miller, M.K. (2009). Predictors of legislative support of the Child Interstate Abortion
        Notification Act. In M.K. Miller (Ed.), Contemporary perspectives on legal regulation of sexual
        behavior: Psycho-legal research and analysis. Hauppauge, NY: Nova.
Merz, S.D. & Miller, M.K. (2009). Recent judicial rulings in consensual underage sex cases: Analysis of
        legal case studies and policy implications. In M.K. Miller (Ed.), Contemporary perspectives on
        legal regulation of sexual behavior: Psycho-legal research and analysis. Hauppauge, NY: Nova.
Merz, S.D. & Miller, M.K. (2009). Analysis of media portrayals of rape myth acceptances, just world
        beliefs, and victim-blame. In M.K. Miller (Ed.), Contemporary perspectives on legal regulation
        of sexual behavior: Psycho-legal research and analysis. Hauppauge, NY: Nova.
Miller, M.K. (2009). When a parent’s gender matters: How courts define “parent” has implications for
        same-sex parents and their children. In F. Columbus (Ed.), Handbook of Gender Roles: Conflicts,
        Behavior and Attitudes (pp203-220). Hauppauge, NY: Nova.
Miller, M.K. (2008). How juryphobia and fears of fraudulent claims disserve medical malpractice reform
        efforts. In Bornstein, B.H., Wiener, R.L., Schopp, R.F., & Willborn, S. (Eds.), Civil juries and
        civil justice: Psychological and legal perspectives (pp. 175-192). New York: Springer.
Miller, M.K. & Sicafuse, L. (2009). Legal restrictions on procreation: Therapeutic jurisprudence suggests
        alternatives that avoid unintended legal, health, and gender-based consequences. In M.K. Miller
        (Ed.), Contemporary perspectives on legal regulation of sexual behavior: Psycho-legal research
        and analysis. Hauppauge, NY: Nova.
Miller, M.K. & Dolson, S. (2009). Two studies test the effects of religious hallucinations on perceptions
        of insanity. In M. T. Evans and E. D. Walker (Eds.) Religion and Psychology. Hauppauge, NY:
        Nova.
Sanchez, M.H. & Miller, M.K. (2009). Using Therapeutic Jurisprudence to design a special treatment
        court to address illegal prostitution. In M.K. Miller (Ed.), Contemporary perspectives on legal
        regulation of sexual behavior: Psycho-legal research and analysis. Hauppauge, NY: Nova.
Summers, A. & Miller, M.K. (2009). Obscenity is a four letter word. Or is it? An investigation into
        community standards of obscenity. In M.K. Miller (Ed.), Contemporary perspectives on legal
        regulation of sexual behavior: Psycho-legal research and analysis. Hauppauge, NY: Nova.

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Summers, A. & Miller, M.K. (2009). The law and the psychology of parental notification: Implications
     for policy and future research. In M.K. Miller (Ed.), Contemporary perspectives on legal
     regulation of sexual behavior: Psycho-legal research and analysis. Hauppauge, NY: Nova.

        Other publications:

Bornstein, B.H. & Miller, M.K. (2005). Does religion predict juror decisions? American Psychological
         Association: Monitor on Psychology, 36, 92.
Bornstein, B.H. & Miller, M.K. (2006). Just a game? Psychologists play a crucial role in video game
         controversy. American Psychological Association: Monitor on Psychology, 37, 99.
Chomos, J. & Miller, M.K. (2010). AP-LS Teaching, Training, and Careers Committee Presents:
         Publishing in a Variety of Journals Relevant to Law and Psychology. American Psychology-Law
         Society News, 30, 10-11.
Chomos, J.C., Sicafuse, L.L. & Miller, M.K. (2010). Courts should allow jurors to ask questions during
         trial. Iowa Lawyer,70, 19-21.
Flores, D. & Miller, M.K. (in press). Social Comparison. In Ritzer, G. & Ryan, J.M. (Eds.), The Concise
         Encyclopedia of Sociology. Oxford: Blackwell.
Griffin, T. & Miller, M.K. (under contract). Amber Alert. In B. Fisher and S. Lab (Eds.) Encyclopedia of
         Victimology and Crime Prevention. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.
Lindsey, S.C., Miller, M.K., Hayward, R.D., Jehle, A., Singer, J.A. & Summers, A. (2008). How
         Attorneys Can Use Religion to be More Effective at Trial. The Jury Expert,20,33-50.
Miller, M.K. (2007). Scientific jury selection [book review]. Criminal Justice Review, 32, 458-459.
Miller, M.K. (2007). Religion and the death penalty. In B. Cutler (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and
         Law (pp. 681-4). Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.
Miller, M.K. (2007). Psychological analysis of witness testimony. In D. S. Clark (Ed.), Encyclopedia of
         Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.
Miller, M.K. (March, 2005). Using social comparison information in alcohol abuse prevention programs.
         National Council on Family Relations Report: Family Focus, 50, 11-12.
Miller, M.K. & Bornstein, B.H. (2008). Do juror pressures lead to unfair verdicts? American
         Psychological Association: Monitor on Psychology, 39, 18.
Miller, M.K. & Bornstein, B.H. (2007). Elders on death row. American Psychological Association:
         Monitor on Psychology, 38, 60.
Miller, M.K. & Bornstein, B.H. (2005). Determining the rights and responsibilities of lesbian parents:
         Psychological research supports recent California rulings. American Psychological Association:
         Monitor on Psychology, 36, 85.
Miller, M.K., Chamberlain, J. & Vargas, J.H. (2007). Mental illness and the death penalty. In B. Cutler
         (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law. (pp. 496-498). Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.
Miller, M.K. & Clinkinbeard, S.S. (2007). Parole. In D. S. Clark (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Law and
         Society: American and Global Perspectives. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.
Miller, M.K. & Flores, D. (2006). Social comparison. In G. Ritzer (Ed.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of
         Sociology (pp. 4383-4386). Oxford: Blackwell.
Miller, M.K. & Gaydon, L.B. (2007). Elderly defendants. In B. Cutler (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology
         and Law. (p. 252).Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.
Miller, M.K. & Griffin, T. (2007). AMBER Alert. In B. Cutler (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and
         Law. (pp. 19-20). Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.
Miller, M.K. & Groscup, J. (2007). “Friends” getting too friendly: Courts may have to consider the
         meaning of sexual harassment in sexually charged working environments. American
         Psychological Association: Monitor on Psychology, 38, 52.
Miller, M.K., Hayward, R.D., Jehle, A., Singer, J.A., & Summers, A. (2007). Religion and the courts:
         Current legal developments and research. Psychology of Religion Newsletter, 32, 12-15.
Miller, M.K. & Jehle, A. (2006). Cognitive dissonance. In G. Ritzer (Ed.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of
         Sociology (pp. 562-565). Oxford: Blackwell.


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Miller, M.K. & Jehle, A. (2006). Recent court rulings highlight inconsistencies in the rights and
         responsibilities of gay parents. American Psychology-Law Society News, 26, 1,5,29.
Miller, M.K., Jehle, A. & Chavez, H.L. (2007). Mental retardation and the death penalty. In B. Cutler
         (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law. (pp. 498-499). Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.
Miller, M.K. & Richardson, J.T. (2006, Fall). A model of causes and effects of judicial stress. The
         Judge’s Journal, 20-23.
Miller, M.K. & Wiener, R.L. (2007). Juveniles and the death penalty. In B. Cutler (Ed.), Encyclopedia of
         Psychology and Law. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.
Sicafuse, L.L., Chomos, J. & Miller, M.K. (2010). Report on federal jurors’ perceptions of jury duty.
         Research report for the Southern District of Iowa.
Sicafuse, L., Chomos, J., & Miller, M. (2009) The practice of allowing juror questions during trial:
         Executive Summary. Research report for the Southern District of Iowa.
Sigillo, A.E., Miller, M.K., & Jehle, A. (in press). Cognitive Dissonance. In Ritzer, G. & Ryan, J.M.
         (Eds.), The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology. Oxford: Blackwell.
Summers, A. & Miller, M.K. (2007). Obscenity. In B. Cutler (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and
         Law. (pp. 529-530). Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.
Wiener, R.L. & Miller, M.K. (2003) Determining the death penalty for juveniles? Psychology can help
         measure society’s evolving standards of decency. American Psychological Association: Monitor
         on Psychology, 35, 68.
Wood, S. M., Sicafuse, L.L. Miller, M.K., Chomos, J.C. (2011). The influence of jurors’ perceptions of
         attorneys and their performance on verdict. The Jury Expert, 23, 23-41.
PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS (in chronological order)
(Student co-authors in bold)
Weiser, D.A., Sicafuse, L.L., Sigillo, A.E., Davidson, L.A. & Miller, M.K. (2011, April) Family
         relationships and college students’ attitudes toward HPV vaccination. Western Psychological
         Association conference, Los Angeles.
Reichert, J., & Miller, M.K. (2011, March). How attributions of responsibility for childhood obesity
         affect jurors' decisions in child abuse cases. 4th International Congress on Psychology and Law
         conference, Miami, FL.
Reichert, J., Miller, M.K., Bornstein, B., & Shelton, D. (2011, March). How reason for surgery and
         patient weight affect verdicts and perceptions in medical malpractice trials: A comparison of
         students and jurors. 4th International Congress on Psychology and Law conference, Miami, FL.
Wood, S., Sicafuse, L., Miller, M.K., Chomos, J. C., (2011, March). Relationship between jurors’
         perceptions of attorneys and their performance on verdict. 4th International Congress on
         Psychology and Law conference, Miami, FL.
Kaufman, J.A. & Miller, M.K. & Lindsey, S. (2011, March). How race and religion affect parole
         release decisions of mock parole board members. 4th International Congress on Psychology and
         Law conference, Miami, FL.
Wood, S. & Miller, M.K. (2010, October). Superheroes or villains?: Vigilantism and moral
         disengagement in superhero movies. Western Association of Criminal Justice conference,
         Stateline (Lake Tahoe), NV.
Chomos, J.C., & Miller, M.K. (2010, October). Support for safe haven laws: The role of religion and
         personal characteristics. Western Association of Criminal Justice conference, Stateline (Lake
         Tahoe), NV.
Lindsey, S.C., Sigillo, A.E., & Miller, M.K. (2010, October). The relationship between college students’
         support for parental involvement clauses in minor abortion laws and religion, political
         affiliation, and attribution style. Western Association of Criminal Justice conference, Stateline
         (Lake Tahoe), NV.
Palafox, E.R. & Miller, M.K. (2010, April). What does it mean to be on a religious Quest? Questism’s
         relationship to other religious factors, authoritarianism, perceptions, self-direction, and
         forgiveness. Nevada Undergraduate Research Symposium, Reno, NV.



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Schlingheyde, B., & Miller, M.K. (2010, April). The effects of Victim and execution impact statements on
         jurors’ perceptions, emotions and decisions. Nevada Undergraduate Research Symposium, Reno,
         NV.
Keller, P. & Miller, M.K. (2010, April). Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to predict intent to
         report crime. Western Social Science Association conference, Reno, NV.
Sanchez, M. & Miller, M.K. (2010, April). Using Therapeutic Jurisprudence to design a special
         treatment court to address illegal prostitution. Western Social Science Association conference,
         Reno, NV.
Chomos, J., Sicafuse, L., & Miller, M.K. (2010, April). Juror opinions of jury service: A content
         analysis. Western Social Science Association conference, Reno, NV.
Miller, M.K., Peoples, C.D., Maskaly, J., & Green, M. (2010, April). The effects of deliberations and
         religious alibi on mock jurors’ pre- and post-deliberation verdicts: Does stereotypicality of the
         crime matter? Western Social Science Association conference, Reno, NV.
Miller, M.K., & Palafox, E. (2010, April). What does it mean to be on a religious quest? Questism’s
         relationship to parole decisions, religious factors, and justice beliefs. Western Social Science
         Association conference, Reno, NV.
Miller, M.K. & DeArman, S. (2010, April). A study of predictors of legislative support of the Child
         Interstate Abortion Notification Act. Western Social Science Association conference, Reno, NV.
Miller, L., & Miller, M.K. (2010, April).What about the children? Therapeutic solutions for assisting
         female inmates and their children. Western Social Science Association conference, Reno, NV.
Thomas, A.L. & Miller, M.K. (2010, April).Students’ emotional reactions and sentence
         recommendations regarding drug use during pregnancy. Western Social Science Association
         conference, Reno, NV.
Miko, A., & Miller, M.K. (2010, April). Health Promotion Theater: Mandatory immunizations (coming
         soon to a hospital near you). Western Social Science Association conference, Reno, NV.
Sicafuse, L.L. & Miller, M.K. (2010, April). Legal restrictions on procreation: Therapeutic
         Jurisprudence suggests alternatives that avoid unintended legal, health and gender-based
         consequences. Western Social Science Association conference, Reno, NV.
Springer, V., & Miller, M.K. (2010, April). The rights and wrongs of wrongful life: Exploring legal,
         health, and emotional argumentation in judicial decisions and lay opinions. Western Social
         Science Association conference, Reno, NV.
Vargas, J.H., Miller, M.K., & Chamberlain, J. (2010, April). The rights and responsibilities of gay
         social parents and the potential implications for children’s well-being. Western Social Science
         Association conference, Reno, NV.
Weiser, D.A. & Miller, M.K. (2010, April). Barack Obama v. Bristol Palin: Why the President’s sex
         education policy wins. Western Social Science Association conference, Reno, NV.
Gonzalez, C., Miller, M.K., & Brown, C.S. (2010, April). HIV transmission laws: An example of moral
         panic and Crime Control Theater. Western Social Science Association conference, Reno, NV.
Armstrong, M.M., Miller, M.K., & Griffin, T. (2010, April). Moral panics that spark legal response:
         Examining the psychology of crime control theater. Western Social Science Association
         conference, Reno, NV.
Brown, C.S., Miller, M.K., & Griffin, T. (2010, April). Polygamy raids: An example of crime control
         theater precipitated by moral panic. Western Social Science Association conference, Reno, NV.
Griffin, T., Miller, M.K. & Hammond, M. (2010, April). Safe Haven laws as crime control theater.
         Western Social Science Association conference, Reno, NV.
Miller, M.K. (2010, March). Religion, psychology and the law. Saleem Shah Early Career Award
         presentation. American Psychology-Law Society conference, Vancouver, BC.
Summers, A., & Miller, M.K. (2010, March). The role of expertise in legal decision making in juvenile
         dependency cases: Comparing mock jurors to judges. American Psychology-Law Society
         conference, Vancouver, BC.
Sicafuse, L., Miller, M.K., Weiser, D., & Sigillo, A. (2010, March). Analysis of public commentary
         supporting and opposing mandatory HPV vaccination: Should lawmakers trust public sentiment?
         American Psychology-Law Society conference, Vancouver, BC.

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Sicafuse, L., & Miller, M.K. 2010, March). The effects of information processing and message quality on
         attitudes toward the AMBER Alert crime control system. American Psychology-Law Society
         conference, Vancouver, BC.
Chomos, J., Wood, S., & Miller, M.K. (2010, March). The relationship between death penalty attitudes
         and cognitive processing as measured by Cognitive-Experiential Self-Theory. American
         Psychology-Law Society conference, Vancouver, BC.
Schlingheyde, B. & Miller, M.K. (2010, March). The effects of victim impact statements and execution
         impact statements on mock jurors' emotions and perceptions of the defendant. American
         Psychology-Law Society conference, Vancouver, BC.
Miller, M.K. (2010, March). Publishing in a variety of journals relevant to law and psychology.
         American Psychology-Law Society conference, Vancouver, BC.
Sigillo, A., Miller, M.K., & Weiser, D. (2010, January). The effects of political affiliation and religious
         characteristics on acceptability of IVF for non-traditional women. Society for Personality and
         Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.
Miller, M.K. & Chamberlain, J. (2009, October). The relationship between religious characteristics and
         attitudes toward gays and gay marriage. Society for the Scientific Study of Religion conference,
         Denver, CO.
Peoples, C.D., Sigillo, A., Green, M., Maskaly, J., Miller, M.K. (2009, August). Friendship and
         conformity to socially desirable stances: Juror verdict change in a mock jury experiment.
         Presented at the American Sociological Association conference, San Francisco, CA.
Miller, M.K. (2009, May). Exploring the relationship between self-regulation of video games and
         changes in game content. Presented at the Law and Society Association conference, Denver, CO.
Pettis, C.T., & Miller, M.K. (2009, May). Analysis of media portrayals of breastfeeding on law and
         policy. Presented at the Law and Society Association conference, Denver, CO.
Sigillo, A. & Miller, M.K. (2009, April). Egg donation from the donor’s perspective: Motivation, benefits
         and satisfaction. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association conference,
         Albuquerque, NM.
Sicafuse, L. & Miller, M.K. (2009, April). Social psychological influences on the popularity of AMBER
         Alerts: Why the system will be maintained. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological
         Association conference, Albuquerque, NM.
Miller, M.K., Lindsey, S.D., & Shamblin, S. (2009, March). How a prisoner's religious conversion
         affects release decisions of actual and mock parole board members. Presented at the American
         Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Antonio, TX.
Maskaly, J., Peoples, C.D., Miller, M.K., Sigillo, A., Chavez, H.L., & Green, M. (2009, March). The
         impact of religious background and beliefs on mock juror verdicts. Presented at the American
         Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Antonio, TX.
Miller, M.K., Green, M., Maskaly, J., Peoples,C., Chavez, H.L., & Sigillo, A. (2009, March). The
         blacksheep effect, leniency bias, and religious prejudice in mock jurors’ pre- and post-
         deliberation verdicts. Presented at the American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San
         Antonio, TX.
Miller, M.K., Flores, D.M., & Pitcher, B.J. (2009, March). Using Constructivist Self-Development
         Theory to understand judges’ reactions to a courthouse shooting: An exploratory study.
         Presented at the American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Antonio, TX.
Chavez, H.L. & Miller, M.K. (2009, March). How religious appeals in death sentence phases of trials
         may affect jurors: An empirical analysis. Presented at the American Psychology-Law Society
         Conference, San Antonio, TX.
Bornstein, B.H., & Miller, M.K. (2009, March). God in the courtroom: Religion’s role at trial. Presented
         at the American Psychology-Law Society Conference, San Antonio, TX.
Merz, S.D. & Miller, M.K. (2008, May). Perceived victim-choice is related to verdicts, perceptions of the
       crime, and perceptions of responsibility assigned to defendant and victim. Presented at the
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Gonzalez, C., Chamberlain, J., & Miller, M. K. (2008, April). Does the presence of a celebrity juror
         improperly affect jurors’ verdicts? Presented at the Western Psychological Association
         convention, Irvine, CA.
Jehle, A., Miller, M.K., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2008, April). Coerced apologies produce beneficial
         effects: Implications for the legal system. Presented at the 56th Annual Nebraska Symposium on
         Motivation. Lincoln, NE.
Chamberlain, J. & Miller, M.K. (2008, April). The judicial stress triad: Secondary traumatic stress,
         safety concerns, and burnout. Presented at the Western Social Science Association conference,
         Denver, CO.
Shamblin, S.L. & Miller, M.K. (2008, April). The effects of a religious conversion on parole board
         members’ decisions whether to parole a murderer. Presented at the Western Social Science
         Association conference, Denver, CO.
Miller, M.K. & Jehle, A. (2008, April). Religious hallucinations and the insanity defense. Presented at
         the Western Social Science Association conference, Denver, CO.
Singer, J. & Miller, M.K. (2008, April). Effects of religion on jurors’ decisions. Presented at the Western
         Social Science Association conference, Denver, CO.
Flores, D., Miller, M.K., Chamberlain, J., Richardson, J. & Bornstein, B.H. (2008, March). Judges’
         perspectives on stress and safety in the courtroom: An exploratory study. Presented at the
         American Psychology-Law Society Conference, Jacksonville, FL.
Miller, M.K., Hayward, R.D., & Summers, A. (2008, March). How death qualification systematically
         excludes jurors based on religious characteristics, justice philosophy, cognitive processing, and
         demographics. Presented at the American Psychology-Law Society Conference, Jacksonville, FL.
Chamberlain, J. & Miller, M. (2008, March). The rights and responsibilities of gay parents: How do
         same-sex partners perceive parental roles? Presented at the American Psychology-Law Society
         Conference, Jacksonville, FL.
Summers, A. & Miller, M.K. (2008, March). An exploratory investigation into community standards of
         obscenity. Presented at the American Psychology-Law Society Conference, Jacksonville, FL.
Jehle, A., Miller, M.K., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2007, November). The influence of accounts and remorse
         on mock jurors' judgments of offenders. Presented at the Conference on Empirical Legal Studies,
         New York, NY.
DeArman, S.R. & Miller, M.K. (2007, October). Predictors of legislative support of the child Interstate
         Abortion Notification Act. Presented at the Western and Pacific Association of Criminal Justice
         Educators conference, Reno, NV.
Gaydon, L.B. & Miller, M.K. (2007, October). Elders in the justice system: How the system treats elders
         in trials, during imprisonment and on death row. Presented at the Western and Pacific
         Association of Criminal Justice Educators conference, Reno, NV.
Griffin, T. & Miller, M.K. (2007, October). Amber Alert: Current findings. Presented at the Western and
         Pacific Association of Criminal Justice Educators conference, Reno, NV.
Hoffman, L. & Miller, M.K. (2007, October). Inconsistent state court rulings concerning pregnancy-
         related behaviors. Presented at the Western and Pacific Association of Criminal Justice Educators
         conference, Reno, NV.
Johnstone, T. & Miller, M.K. (2007, October). The courts’ role in promoting comprehensive justice for
         pregnant drug and alcohol users. Presented at the Western and Pacific Association of Criminal
         Justice Educators conference, Reno, NV.
Summers, A. & Miller, M.K. (2007, October). A social psychological model of victim blame in the legal
         system. Presented at the Western and Pacific Association of Criminal Justice Educators
         conference, Reno, NV.
Miller, M.K., Chamberlain, J., Rivera, C., Maskaly, J., Bray, D., Bogen, M., & Jehle, A. (2007,
         August). Gay parents' rights: Quantitative and qualitative analysis of legal cases. Presented at
         the American Psychology Association conference, San Francisco, CA.
Flores, D., Miller, M.K., Chamberlain, J., Richardson, J.T., & Bornstein, B.H. (2007, July). Exploring
         the causes and effects of judicial stress. Presented at the International Law and Society
         Association conference, Berlin, Germany.

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Miller, M.K., Flores, D., & Dolezilek, A. (2007, April). Addressing courtroom stress. Presented at the
        Rocky Mountain Psychological Association conference, Denver, CO.
Flores, D. & Miller, M.K. (2007, April). An Exploratory study of the sunk cost effect in plaintiff decision-
        making in medical malpractice claims. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological
        Association conference, Denver, CO.
Pitcher, B. & Miller, M.K. (2007, February). Using Constructivist Self-development Theory to explain
        judges’ reactions to the shooting of a colleague. Presented at the University of Nevada, Reno
        Conference for Undergraduate Research, Reno, NV.
Coleman, E. E. & Miller, M.K. (2006, November). The law and the family: When criminal punishment is
        the wrong answer to social problems. Presented at the American Society of Criminology
        conference, Los Angeles, CA.
Hagar, R. & Miller, M.K. (2006, November). A delicate balance: Free speech or regulation and
        protection of children from violent video games? Presented at the American Society of
        Criminology conference, Los Angeles, CA.
Hernandez, J.J., Miller, M.K. & Solinas, J. (2006, November). Rethinking responses to school bullying:
        working toward more positive outcomes for victims, bullies and schools. Presented at the
        American Society of Criminology conference, Los Angeles, CA.
Jehle, A. & Miller, M.K. (2006, November). Mail ordering a bride now requires forfeiting rights to
        privacy and free speech: Determining a more constitutional approach for the criminal justice
        system. Presented at the American Society of Criminology conference, Los Angeles, CA.
Miller, M.K. (2006, November). Why is Mommy in jail? Prosecuting women for pregnancy behaviors.
        Presented at the American Society of Criminology conference, Los Angeles, CA.
Miller, M.K., (2006, November). Religion in the criminal justice system: When church and state aren’t so
        separate. Presented at the American Society of Criminology conference, Los Angeles, CA.
Miller, M.K. & Kazmar, M. N. (2006, November). The Patriot Act and its effect on the American jury.
        Presented at the American Society of Criminology conference, Los Angeles, CA.
Singer, J.A., Miller, M.K. & Adya, M. (2006, November). Advances in technology have brought legal
        improvements and dilemmas. Presented at the American Society of Criminology conference, Los
        Angeles, CA.
Jehle, A. & Miller, M.K. (2006, October). Promoting comprehensive justice through the use of apologies
        in resolving criminal cases. Presented at the Western and Pacific Association of Criminal Justice
        Educators conference, Reno, NV.
Merz, S. & Miller, M.K. (2006, October). Why is Daddy in prison?: Misapplication of sexual assault
        laws leads to injustice. Presented at the Western and Pacific Association of Criminal Justice
        Educators conference, Reno, NV.
Miller, M.K. & Coleman, E. (2006, October). Dealing with pregnant drug users: Punishment or
        comprehensive justice? Presented at the Western and Pacific Association of Criminal Justice
        Educators conference, Reno, NV.
Miller, M.K. & Richardson, J.T. (2006, October). Expanding therapeutic jurisprudence: Making the law
        more therapeutic for legal actors. Presented at the Western and Pacific Association of Criminal
        Justice Educators conference, Reno, NV.
Adya, M., Miller, M.K., Singer, J.A., Thomas, R.M., & Padilla, J.B. (2006, July). Cultural differences
        in perceptions of the government and the legal system: Hurricane Katrina highlights what has
        been there all along. Presented at the Law and Society Association conference, Baltimore, MD.
Chamberlain, J.C., Miller, M.K., & Bornstein, B.H. (2006, July). State courts weigh in on the rights and
        responsibilities of gay parents. Presented at the Law and Society Association conference,
        Baltimore, MD.
Chamberlain, J.C., Miller, M.K., & Jehle, A. (2006, July). Celebrities in the courtroom: Legal
        responses, psychological theory and empirical research. Presented at the Law and Society
        Association conference, Baltimore, MD.
Harrell, A. & Miller, M.K. (2006, July). Criminal mommies: How the law has created a new category of
        criminals. Presented at the Law and Society Association conference, Baltimore, MD.


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Jehle, A. & Miller, M.K. (2006, July). My God, I am sorry: The role of religion in restorative justice
         programs. Presented at the Law and Society Association conference, Baltimore, MD.
Jehle, A., Miller, M.K., & Griffin, T. (2006, July). Policy suggestions for protecting society from the
         effects of prison overcrowding. Presented at the Law and Society Association conference,
         Baltimore, MD.
Merz, S., Miller, M.K, Summers, A. & Brosh, J. (2006, July). Social science research suggests that
         legal regulation of adolescents’ sexual behavior both helps and hurts. Presented at the Law and
         Society Association conference, Baltimore, MD.
Miller, M.K. (2006, July). Legal responses to sexual behavior and parenting. Presented at the Law and
         Society Association conference, Baltimore, MD.
Miller, M.K. & Bornstein, B.H. (2006, July). Does religion predict juror decisions? Implications for
         peremptory challenges. Presented at the Law and Society Association conference, Baltimore,
         MD.
Singer, J., Miller, M.K., & Jehle, A. (2006, July). Religion in the courts: A psychological analysis of the
         role of religious attitudes in legal decision-making. Presented at the Law and Society Association
         conference, Baltimore, MD.
Summers, A., Miller, M.K., & Jehle, A. (2006, July). An examination of the effects of religion in recent
         high profile cases. Presented at the Law and Society Association conference, Baltimore, MD.
Summers, A., Miller, M.K., & Mattas, M. (2006, July). Parental notification of teen abortion: Input
         from law and psychology can inform the debate. Presented at the Law and Society Association
         conference, Baltimore, MD.
Miller, M.K. & Bornstein, B.H. (2006, June). Selling violent video games: Free speech and free
         enterprise vs. protecting the children. Presented at the Society for the Psychological Study of
         Social Issues conference, Long Beach, CA.
Pettis, C.T. & Miller, M.K. (2006, June). Improving efforts to increase breastfeeding frequency:
         Research and policy suggestions. Presented at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social
         Issues conference, Long Beach, CA.
Brodish, A.S., Summers, A. & Miller, M.K. (2006, April). From Pac-Man to Grand Theft Auto: The
         evolution of a videogame hero from 1988-2005. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological
         Association conference, Park City, UT.
Cannella, M.L., Brodish, A.S., Summers, A., & Miller, M.K. (2006, April). The role of women
         characters in videogames: Stereotypes, schemata, and media influence. Presented at the Rocky
         Mountain Psychological Association conference, Park City, UT.
Flores, D. M. & Miller, M.K. (2006, April). Interactive violence and crime: An analysis of videogame
         magazine articles from 1988-2005. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association
         conference, Park City, UT.
Miller, M.K., & Flores, D.M. (2006, April). Videogame violence, sexuality, and role models: Policy
         implications and legal restrictions. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association
         conference, Park City, UT.
Summers, A., Cannella, M.L., & Miller, M.K. (2006, April). Gender differences in video game
         characters’ roles, appearances, and attire. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological
         Association conference, Park City, UT.
Miller, M.K., Chamberlain, J.C. & Bornstein, B.H. (2006, April). Psychological research supports
         recent California rulings determining the rights and responsibilities of lesbian parents. Presented
         at the Western Social Science Association conference, Phoenix, AZ.
Miller, M.K., Griffin, T.W., Clinkinbeard, S.S. & Thomas, R.M. (2006, April). The psychology of
         Amber Alert. Presented at the Western Social Science Association conference, Phoenix, AZ.
Broadus, A.D., Adya, M. & Miller, M.K. (2006, March). Identification of factors that encourage victim
         reporting. Presented at the American Psychology-Law Society conference, St. Petersburg, FL.
Chamberlain, J.C. & Miller, M.K. (2006, March). The Oprah effect: Influences of power, authority and
         status on jury decision-making processes. Presented at the American Psychology-Law Society
         conference, St. Petersburg, FL.


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Hayward, R.D. & Miller, M.K. (2006, March). Using peremptory challenges to remove potential jurors
        based on their religion: Commonsense or nonsense? Presented at the American Psychology-Law
        Society conference, St. Petersburg, FL.
Jehle, A. & Miller, M.K. (2006, March). The psychology of apology: Implications for the legal system.
        Presented at the American Psychology-Law Society conference, St. Petersburg, FL.
Jehle, A. & Miller, M.K. (2006, March). The function of social context in sexual harassment
        determinations: An empirical investigation. Presented at the American Psychology-Law Society
        conference, St. Petersburg, FL.
Miller, M.K. & Bornstein, B.H. (2006, March). Jurors’ commonsense notions of assumption of the risk in
        medical malpractice trials. Presented at the American Psychology-Law Society conference, St.
        Petersburg, FL.
Cannella, M. L., Miller, M.K., Flores, D., & Brodish, A. (2005, October). From Ms. Pac-Man to Laura
        Croft: The evolution of women in video games from 1989 to 2004. Presented at the Organization
        for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender conference, Reno, NV.
Jehle, A. & Miller, M.K. (2005, October). The role of gender in determining appropriate workplace
        communication. Presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and
        Gender conference, Reno, NV.
Jehle, A., Miller, M.K. & Meacham, K. (2005, June). Writers for “Friends” defend sexual behavior as
        “Creative Necessity:” Should workplace context matter? Presented at the Law and Society
        Association conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Jehle, A. & Miller, M.K. (2005, June). Controversy in the courtroom: Implications of allowing jurors to
        question witnesses. Presented at the Law and Society Association conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Miller, M.K. (2005, June). A legal analysis of the criminialization of behaviors during pregnancy.
        Presented at the Law and Society Association conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Miller, M.K. & Bornstein, B.H. (2005, June). Juror stress: Causes and interventions. Presented at the
        Law and Society Association conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Miller, M.K. & Harrell, A. (2005, June). How the criminal law is used to control men’s roles as fathers
        and sexual partners. Presented at the Law and Society Association conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Conrad, V. & Miller, M.K. (2005, April). Communicating social norms through prosecutions of women
        who use drugs during pregnancy. Presented at the Graduate Student Association conference,
        Reno, NV.
Lopez, P., Miller, M.K., Chamberlain, J.C., Jehle, A. (2005, April). Important factors involved in
        victim reporting: A Nevada study. Presented at the Gradate Student Association conference,
        Reno, NV.
Cannella, M.L., Miller, M.K., Jehle, A., & Chamberlain, J.C. (2005, April). From the tabloids to the
        courtroom: How jurors view celebrity defendants in criminal cases. Presented at the Rocky
        Mountain Psychological Association conference, Phoenix, AZ.
Miller, M.K., Adya, M., Chamberlain, J.C., & Broadus, A.D. (2005, April). Identification of factors
        that encourage victim reporting. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association
        conference, Phoenix, AZ.
Miller, M.K. & Jehle. A. (2005, April). How psychological research on father involvement and
        children's well-being can inform welfare policy. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological
        Association conference, Phoenix, AZ.
Jehle, A. & Miller, M.K. (2005, March). Factors that encourage and discourage victim reporting of
        crime. Presented at the American Psychology-Law Society conference, La Jolla, CA.
Miller, M.K. (2005, March). Research on victim reporting: Past, present and future. Presented at the
        American Psychology-Law Society conference, La Jolla, CA.
Miller, M.K. Adya, M., & Chamberlain, J.C. (2005, March). The effects of counterfactual thinking and
        injury severity on the decision to report a crime. Presented at the American Psychology-Law
        Society conference, La Jolla, CA.
Miller, M.K., Bornstein, B.H., & Fanning, N.J. (2005, March). Encouraging jurors to punish an “eye for
        an eye” or to “turn the other cheek:” The use of religion in death penalty sentencing trials.
        Presented at the American Psychology-Law Society conference, La Jolla, CA.

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Slawson, H.L., Miller, M.K., & Hyson, S. (2005, March). Individual differences and victim decision-
        making. Presented at the American Psychology-Law Society conference, La Jolla, CA.
Krondak, S.K., Miller, M.K., & Bornstein, B.H. (2004, May). Use of persuasive strategies in safer sex
        education programs. Presented at the American Psychological Society conference, Chicago, IL.
Miller, M.K., & Kiviniemi, M.T. (2004, May). Differences in decision-making concerning traditional
        medical (TM) procedures and complementary and alternative medical (CAM) procedures.
        Presented at the American Psychological Society conference, Chicago, IL.
Miller, M.K., Bornstein, B.H., & Herschlag, L.B. (2004, March). Religious appeals in closing
        arguments: Impermissible input or benign banter? Presented at the American Psychology-Law
        Society conference, Scottsdale, AZ.
Bornstein, B.H., Zabawa, S.E., Miller, M.K. & Hope, D. (2003, July). Juror perceptions of stress and
        minority involvement in the court system: An introduction. Presented at the International
        Conference of Psychology and Law, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Miller, M.K., Robeson, D.K., Bornstein, B.H., & Tomkins, A.J. (2003, July). Juror perceptions of
        minority involvement and treatment in the legal system. Presented at the International Conference
        of Psychology and Law, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Musil, S.M., Miles, J.M., & Miller, M.K. (2003, July). Juror stress levels a month after trial. Presented
        at the International conference of Psychology and Law, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Ballan, S., Kiviniemi, M.T. & Miller, M.K. (2003, April). Factors that lead people to use
        Complementary Alternative Medical Procedures (CAMP) and Traditional Medicine (TM).
        Presented at the Conference for Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experiences,
        Lincoln, NE.
Krondak, S.K., Tehee, M., Miller, M.K., & Bornstein, B.H. (2003, April). Predicting binge drinking
        from Need for Cognition and drinking perceptions. Presented at the conference for Undergraduate
        Creative Activities and Research Experiences, Lincoln, NE.
Miller, M.K., Bornstein, B.H., & Hunt, J.S. (2002, April). Use of self-concept regulating mechanisms in
        alcohol abuse prevention programs. Presented at the Nebraska Symposium on Motivation,
        Lincoln, NE.

CONFERENCE AND SYMPOSIA LEADERSHIP
Chair. (2011). Jury Decision-making. 4th International Congress on Psychology and Law conference,
        Miami, FL.
Moderator. (2010 April). Crime Control Theater. Western Social Science Association conference, Reno,
        NV.
Moderator. (2010 April). Children and Policy I. Western Social Science Association conference, Reno,
        NV.
Moderator. (2010 April). Children and Policy II. Western Social Science Association conference, Reno,
        NV.
Chair. (2010, March). How to Manage an Assistantship, Get a Postdoctoral Forensic Fellowship, and
        Publish in Various Journals. American Psychology-Law Society conference, Vancouver, BC.
Chair. (2009, March). Judge’s Decision-Making and Perceptions. American Psychology-Law Society
        conference, San Antonio, TX.
Discussant. (2006, November). The Gendered Nature of Violent Offending. Symposium conducted at the
        American Society of Criminology conference, Los Angeles, CA.
Session Organizer. (2006, July). Religion and the Courts: The Impact on Religion in our Justice System.
        Symposium conducted at the Law and Society Association conference, Baltimore, MD.
Chair and Session Organizer. (2006, July). Legal Developments Regarding Sexual Behavior and
        Parenting. Symposium conducted at the Law and Society Association conference, Baltimore,
        MD.
Chair and Session Organizer. (2005, June). From Voir Dire to Deliberations and Beyond: The Jury’s
        Experience and Capabilities. Symposium conducted at the Law and Society Association
        conference, Las Vegas, NV.


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Chair and Session Organizer. (2005, June). Transmission of Values and Norms through Regulation and
        Protection of the Human Body. Symposium conducted at the Law and Society Association
        conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Chair and Session Organizer. (2005, March). Factors Influencing Victim Reporting: Counterfactual
        Thinking, Crime Severity, Societal Norms, Attitudes Toward the Legal System and Gender.
        Symposium conducted at the American Psychology-Law Society conference, La Jolla, CA.
Session Organizer. (2004, July). Juror perceptions of stress and minority involvement in the court system:
        An empirical assessment. International conference of Psychology and Law, Edinburgh, Scotland.
OTHER RESEARCH AND WORK EXPERIENCE

Nebraska Council for Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Abuse. Designed evaluation instruments and
conducted outcome evaluations for educational prevention programs across the state; conducted a needs
assessment for a five-county region of Nebraska by conducting focus groups, interviewing key
informants, analyzing archival data, and collecting survey data.

University of Nebraska Public Policy Center. Developing and conducting both qualitative and
quantitative evaluations of a project designed to develop an integrated, state-wide system of behavioral
healthcare; acting as a liaison between the PPC and behavioral health providers, Health and Human
Services, and community organizations.

Center for Children, Families and the Law. Managing program evaluation data from a multi-year,
multi-site sex education program; assisted with coordination of Family Impact Seminar designed to link
researchers and policymakers; designed survey evaluation for Seminar; co-authored journal article on
approaches to informing policymakers about social science research.

Scientific Resources for the Law. Conducted mock trials, focus groups, shadow jury interviews, and
post-verdict juror interviews; worked with clients, other trial consulting firms, attorneys and a variety of
other technology and media specialists.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Graduate courses:

Social Science and Law. Developed and taught graduate level seminar.

Legal Regulation of Sex, Pregnancy and Parenting. Developed and taught graduate level seminar.

Jury Decision-making. Developed and taught graduate level seminar.

Introduction to Law and Psychology. Developed and taught graduate level course.

Advanced Social Psychology. Developed and taught graduate level seminar.

Attitudes: Structure, Function, and Change. Developed and taught graduate level seminar.

Sex, Crime, and Media. Developed and taught graduate level seminar.

Graduate Research. Supervised graduate student research projects and theses.

Supervised Readings. Supervised graduate student research.

Dissertation. Supervised graduate student dissertation research.


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Undergraduate courses:

Psychology 101. Developed and taught undergraduate level course.

Law and Psychology. Developed and taught undergraduate level course.

Research Methods in Criminal Justice. Developed and taught undergraduate course.

Theory of Personality. Developed and taught undergraduate course.

Sex, Crime, and Media. Developed and taught undergraduate level course.

Undergraduate Research in Sociology. Mentoring and teaching students to conduct research, develop their
own research projects, write grant proposals and present research at academic conferences.

Independent Study in Criminal Justice. Mentoring and teaching students to conduct research, develop
their own research projects, write grant proposals and present research at academic conferences.

Independent Study in Psychology. Mentoring and teaching students to conduct research, develop their
own research projects, write grant proposals and present research at academic conferences.

Human Sexuality and Society. Teaching assistant under supervision of Richard Dienstbier, Ph.D.

Introduction to Psychology. UNL Psychology Department: Providing one-on-one instruction, tutoring,
and test feedback to students in a self-paced course (two semesters). Served one additional semester as
Supervising Instructor.

SERVICE

University Service:
Member. NFUR (Network of Faculty for Undergraduate Research)
Member. Diversity Committee on the Status of Women
Chair. Status of women lactation room coordination sub-committee
Representative. Law psychology representative of UNR’s Psi Chi (the National Honor Society in
Psychology)
Judge. Graduate School Award Committee

Department Service:
Representative. United Way coordinator (Criminal Justice)
Member. Admissions committee (Criminal Justice)
Member. Admissions committee (Social Psychology)
Member. Admissions and curriculum committee (Gender, Race and Identity Program)
Member. Student travel application committee (Social Psychology)
Coordinator. First year student-faculty lunch coordinator (Social Psychology)
Member. Qualifying exam committee (Social Psychology)
Member. Handbook/curriculum committee (Social Psychology)
Member. By-laws committee (Criminal Justice)
Presenter. Brownbag presentation on publication of law review articles
Presenter. Brownbag presentation on Blue Book (i.e., law review) writing and citation style

Service to the field:
Editorial Board Member. Psychology, Crime and Law.
Committee Member. American Psychology-Law Society Teaching, Training, and Careers Committee

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Reviewer. Various journals, grants, and conferences as asked

REFERENCES

Brian H. Bornstein, Ph.D., M.L.S.
Professor, Psychology-Law and Cognitive Programs
Associate Director, Psychology-Law Program
University of Nebraska-Lincoln; 238 Burnett Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588
Office Phone: (402) 472-3743
E-mail: bbornstein2@unl.edu

Richard Wiener, Ph.D., M.L.S.
Director, Psychology-Law Program
University of Nebraska-Lincoln; 238 Burnett Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588
Office Phone: (402) 472-1137
E-mail: rwiener2@unl.edu

Meera Adya, J.D., Ph.D.
Director of Research
Burton Blatt Institute, Centers of Innovation on Disability
Affiliated Faculty Department of Psychology
Syracuse University
900 S. Crouse Avenue, Crouse-Hinds Hall, Suite 300
Syracuse, NY 13244-2130
Office Phone: (315) 443-7346
madya@syr.edu




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