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Clark Miller

Clark Miller

Associate Director for Faculty and Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, College of Global Futures

clark.miller@asu.edu

480-965-1778

School for the Future of Innovation in Society
Arizona State University
PO Box 875603
Tempe, AZ 85287-5603

Titles

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation
  • Associate Director for Faculty and Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, College of Global Futures
  • Associate Director, Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes
  • Director, Center for Energy & Society
  • Lincoln Fellow, Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics
  • Energy and Society Co-lead and Member, LightWorks®, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation
  • Senior Fellow, Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation

Biography

Clark A. Miller's research interests focus on science, technology & globalization. He writes about the design and critical analysis of knowledge systems in support of US and global policymaking, about the governance challenges posed by new and emerging technologies, and about the social sustainability of transitions in complex, large-scale, socio-technological systems. He has published numerous articles on science and technology policy, studies of science and democracy, international relations, and energy policy. He currently leads a major research effort focused on the social drivers, dynamics, and consequences of energy system change. He is the co-author of The Practices of Global Ethics (with Frederick Bird, Sumner Twiss, Kusumita Pedersen, and Bruce Grelle). He is the editor of Changing the Atmosphere: Expert Knowledge and Environmental Governance (with Paul Edwards); Arizona's Energy Future (with Sharlissa Moore); Nanotechnology, the Brain, and the Future (with Sean Hays, Jason Robert, and Ira Bennett); Science and Democracy: Making Knowledge and Making Power in the Biosciences and Beyond (with Stephen Hilgartner and Rob Hagendijk); and The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies (with Ulrike Felt, Rayvon Fouche, and Laurel Smith-Doerr). He leads research initiatives in the Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technologies Engineering Research Center, the Person-Centered Technologies and Practices for Individuals with Disabilities IGERT, the US-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies in Energy, and the Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network.

 

Education

  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1996
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1990

Expertise

Journal Articles

2020

Miller, C. A. and C. Wyborn. 2020. Co-production in global sustainability: Histories and theories. Environmental Science & Policy 113(Nov):88-95. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2018.01.016. (link )

Sovacool, B. K., D. J. Hess, S. Amir, F. W. Geels, R. Hirsh, L. Rodriguez Medina, C. A. Miller, C. Alvial Palavicino, R. Phadke, M. Ryghaug, J. Schot, A. Silvast, J. Stephens, A. Stirling, B. Turnheim, E. van der Vleuten, H. Van Lente and S. Yearley. 2020. Sociotechnical agendas: Reviewing future directions for energy and climate research. Energy Research & Social Science 70(Dec):101617. DOI: 10.1016/j.erss.2020.101617. (link )

2019

Feagan, M., M. Matsler, S. A. Meerow, T. A. Munoz-Erickson, R. Hobbins, C. Gim and C. A. Miller. 2019. Redesigning knowledge systems for urban resilience. Environmental Science & Policy 101(Nov):358-363. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2019.07.014. (link )

Gim, C., C. A. Miller and P. W. Hirt. 2019. The resilience work of institutions. Environmental Science & Policy 97(July):36-43. DOI: 10.1016/J.ENVSCI.2019.03.004. (link )

Romero-Lankao, P., A. Wilson, J. Sperling, C. A. Miller, D. Zimny-Schmitt, L. M. Bettencourt, E. M. Wood, S. Young, M. Muratori, D. Arent, M. O'Malley, B. K. Sovacool, M. A. Brown, F. Southworth, M. Bazilian, C. Gearhart, A. Beukes and D. Zund. 2019. Urban electrification: Knowledge pathway toward an integrated research and development agenda. Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation Research Paper No. 10 (link )

Wyborn, C., A. Datta, J. Montana, M. Ryan, P. Leith, B. Chaffin, C. Miller and L. van Kerkhoff. 2019. Co-producing sustainability: Reordering the governance of science, poiicy, and practice. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 44:319-346.

2017

Miller, C. A. 2017. It's not a war on science. Issues in Science and Technology 33(3):. (link )

Munoz-Erickson, T. A., C. A. Miller and T. R. Miller. 2017. How cities think: Knowledge co-production for urban sustainability and resilience. Forests 8(6):203. DOI: 10.3390/f8060203. (link )

2015

Miller, C. A., C. Altamirano-Allende, N. Johnson and M. Agyemang. 2015. The social value of mid-scale energy in Africa: Redefining value and redesigning energy to reduce poverty. Energy Research & Social Science 5(January):67-69. DOI: 10.1016/j.erss.2014.12.013. (link )

Miller, C. A., J. O'Leary, E. Graffy, E. B. Stechel and G. Dirks. 2015. Narrative futures and the governance of energy transitions. Futures 70(June):65-74. DOI: 10.1016/j.futures.2014.12.001. (link )

Miller, C. A., J. Richter and J. O'Leary. 2015. Socio-energy systems design: A policy framework for energy transitions. Energy Research & Social Science 6(March):29-40. DOI: 10.1016/j.erss.2014.11.004. (link )

2014

Beck, S. 2014. Towards a reflexive turn in the governance of global environmental expertise: The cases of the IPCC and IPBES. Gaia 23(2):80-87. (link )

Miller, C. A. and J. Richter. 2014. Social planning for energy transitions. Current Sustainable/Renewable Energy Reports 1(3):77-84. DOI: 10.1007/s40518-014-0010-9. (link )

2013

Miller, C. A. 2013. Preparing communities for resilience to climate risks. The IDEAS Quarterly Report 15:5-8.

Miller, C. A., A. Iles and C. F. Jones. 2013. The social dimensions of energy transitions. Science as Culture 22(2):135-148. DOI: 10.1080/09505431.2013.786989. (link )

2008

Miller, C. A. and I. Bennett. 2008. Thinking longer term about technology: Is there value in science fiction-inspired approaches to constructing futures?. Science and Public Policy 35(8):597-606. DOI: 10.3152/030234208X370666. (link )

Books

2018

Felt, U., R. Fouche, C. A. Miller and L. Smith-Doerr eds. 2018. The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies, Fourth Edition. MIT Press. ISBN: 9780262035682.

Miller, C. A. and T. A. Munoz-Erickson. 2018. The Rightful Place of Science: Designing Knowledge. Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes. Tempe, AZ. ISBN: 0999587730. (link )

2016

Twiss, S. B., F. Bird, C. A. Miller, B. Grelle and K. Pedersen. 2016. The Practices of Global Ethics: Historical Backgrounds, Current Issues, and Future Prospects 1st Edition. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN: 978-1474407045.

2015

Hilgartner, S., C. A. Miller and R. Hagendijk. 2015. Science and democracy: making knowledge and making power in the biosciences and beyond. Routledge.

Hilgartner, S., C. A. Miller and R. Hagendijk eds. 2015. Science and Democracy: Making Knowledge and Making Power in the Biosciences and Beyond. Routledge. London.

1999

Hays, S. A., J. S. Robert, C. A. Miller and I. Bennett eds. 1999. Nanotechnology, the Brain, and the Future. Springer, Dordrecht. ISBN: 978-94-007-1786-2.

Book Chapters

2019

Miller, C. A. 2019. Sustainability, democracy and the techno-human future. In: Hoff, J., Q. Gausset and S. Lex eds., The Role of Non-State Actors in the Green Transition: Building a Sustainable Future. Routledge. London. ISBN: 9780429280399.

2018

Felt, U., R. Fouche, C. A. Miller and L. Smith-Doerr. 2018. Introduction. Pp. 1-26 In: Felt, U., R. Fouche, C. A. Miller and L. Smith-Doerr eds., The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies, Fourth Edition. MIT Press. ISBN: 9780262035682.

Miller, C. A. 2018. Engaging with societal challenges. Pp. 909-914 In: Felt, U., R. Fouche, C. A. Miller and L. Smith-Doerr eds., The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies, Fourth Edition. MIT. ISBN: 9780262035682.

2017

Miller, C. A. 2017. Engaging with societal challenges. Pp. 909-914 In: Felt, U., R. Fouche, C. A. Miller and L. Smith-Doerr eds., The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies, Fourth Edition. Massachusetts Institute Technology. Cambridge, MA. ISBN: 978-0262035682.

Miller, C. A. 2017. The practical economics of space. Pp. 275-292 In: Finn, E. F. and J. Eschrich eds., Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities: A Collection of Space Futures. Center for Science and the Imagination. Arizona State University, Tempe. ISBN: 978-0-9995902-2-5.

2016

Miller, C. A., H. M. Ross, G. Bennett and J. B. Hurlbut. 2016. The ethics of ubiquitous computing in health care. Pp. 507-540 In: Eshaghian-Wilner, M. M. ed., Wireless Computing in Medicine: From Nano to Cloud with Ethical and Legal Implications. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, NJ. ISBN: 978-1118993590.

2015

Miller, C. A. 2015. Knowledge and democracy: The epistemics of self-governance. Pp. 198-219 In: Hilgartner, S., C. A. Miller and R. Hagendijk eds., Science and Democracy: Making Knowledge and Making Power in the Biosciences and Beyond. Routledge.

2013

Hays, S. A., C. A. Miller and M. D. Cobb. 2013. Public attitudes towards nanotechnology-enabled cognitive enhancement in the United States. Pp. 43-65 In: Hays, S. A., J. S. Robert, C. A. Miller and I. Bennett eds., Nanotechnology, the Brain, and the Future. Vol 3. Springer, Dordrecht. ISBN: 978-94-007-1786-2.

Hays, S. A., J. S. Robert, C. A. Miller and I. Bennett. 2013. Nanotechnology in Cambridge: What do you think?. Pp. 357-371 In: Hays, S. A., J. S. Robert, C. A. Miller and I. Bennett eds., Nanotechnology, the Brain, and the Future. Vol 3. Vol 3. Springer, Dordrecht. ISBN: 978-94-007-1786-2.

Hays, S. A., J. S. Robert, C. A. Miller and I. Bennett. 2013. Panelists' reports by state: Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, New Hampshire, and Wisconsin (a-f). Pp. 285-309 In: Hays, S. A., J. S. Robert, C. A. Miller and I. Bennett eds., Nanotechnology, the Brain, and the Future. Vol 3. Springer, Dordrecht. ISBN: 978-94-007-1786-2.

Hays, S. A., J. S. Robert, C. A. Miller and I. Bennett. 2013. Recommendations for a municipal health & safety policy for nanomaterials. Pp. 333-356 In: Hays, S. A., J. S. Robert, C. A. Miller and I. Bennett eds., Nanotechnology, the Brain, and the Future. Vol 3. Springer, Dordrecht. ISBN: 978-94-007-1786-2.

Nulle, C., C. A. Miller, A. Porter and H. Singh Gandhi. 2013. Applications of nanotechnology to the brain and central nervous system. Pp. 21-41 In: Hays, S. A., J. S. Robert, C. A. Miller and I. Bennett eds., Nanotechnology, the Brain, and the Future. Vol 3. Springer, Dordrecht. ISBN: 978-94-007-1786-2.

Robert, J. S., C. A. Miller and V. Milleson. 2013. Introduction: Ethics and anticipatory governances of nano- neurotechnological convergence. Pp. 1-17 In: Hays, S. A., J. S. Robert, C. A. Miller and I. Bennett eds., Nanotechnology, the Brain, and the Future. Vol 3. Springer, Dordrecht. ISBN: 978-94-007-1786-2.

2009

Fisher, E. and C. A. Miller. 2009. Contextualing the engineering laboratory. Pp. 369-382 In: Christensen, S. H., M. Meganck and B. Delahousse eds., Engineering in Context. Academica. Aarhus.

Posters

2018

Hobbins, R., M. Feagan, T. A. Munoz-Erickson and C. A. Miller. 2018. Anticipating coastal flood risk in a non-stationary climate: A critical analysis of flood risk knowledge systems in Miami. Poster presented at the Third Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, March 19-21, 2018, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Hobbins, R., T. A. Munoz-Erickson, M. Feagan, M. V. Chester, E. M. Cook, E. E. Gaiser, N. B. Grimm, D. M. Iwaniec, P. Mendez-Lazaro, P. T. McPhearson, C. A. Miller, D. Sauter, T. G. Troxler and C. Welty. 2018. Climate risk visualizations: Tools, users and uses. Poster presented at the Institute for Social Science Research Poster Competition, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Hobbins, R., T. A. Munoz-Erickson, M. Feagan, M. V. Chester, E. M. Cook, E. E. Gaiser, N. B. Grimm, D. M. Iwaniec, P. Mendez-Lazaro, P. T. McPhearson, C. A. Miller, D. Sauter, T. G. Troxler and C. Welty. 2018. Climate risk visualizations: Tools, users and uses. Poster presented at the National Center for Atmospheric Research BRIGHTE GIS Hurricane Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise Visualization Workshop, Boulder, CO.

2017

Selkirk, K., C. Gim, E. Friedman, P. Pajouhesh, R. J. Hobbins, E. B. Kennedy, M. Feagan, M. Matsler, A. L. Brawley-Chesworth, M. M. Hinrich, C. A. Miller, T. R. Miller and T. A. Munoz-Erickson. 2017. Knowledge systems analysis and innovation for urban resilience. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, New York, NY.

Presentations

2019

Hobbins, R. J., T. A. Munoz-Erickson, M. Feagan, M. V. Chester, E. M. Cook, E. E. Gaiser, N. B. Grimm, D. M. Iwaniec, P. Mendez-Lazaro, P. T. McPhearson, C. A. Miller, D. Sauter, T. G. Troxler and C. Welty. 2019. Climate risk visualizations: Tools, users and uses. Presentation at the National Center for Atmospheric Research BRIGHTE GIS Hurricane Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise Visualization Workshop, July 16-18, 2019, Boulder, CO.

Hobbins, R. J., T. A. Munoz-Erickson, S. A. Meerow and C. A. Miller. 2019. Knowledge system innovation for resilient coastal cities. Presentation at the 2019 Transformations Conference, October 16-18, 2019, Santiago, Chile.

Munoz-Erickson, T. A., E. M. Cook, O. Barbosa, M. Feagan, R. J. Hobbins, D. M. Iwaniec, L. Mannetti, C. A. Miller, T. R. Miller and K. Selkirk. 2019. Anticipatory knowledge systems to co-produce transformative visions for urban resilience. Presentation at the 2019 International Transformations Conference, October 16-18, 2019, Santiago, Chile.

2018

Hobbins, R. J., M. Feagan, T. A. Munoz-Erickson and C. A. Miller. 2018. Anticipating coastal flood risk in a nonstationary climate: A critical analysis of flood-risk knowledge systems in Miami. Presentation at the 3rd Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, March 19-21, 2018, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Hobbins, R., T. Munoz-Erickson and C. Miller. 2018. Producing and communicating coastal flood risk and uncertainty in a non-stationary climate: Lessons from New York City and Miami. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, April 10-14, 2018, New Orleans, LA. (link )

Munoz-Erickson, T. A., E. M. Cook, M. Feagan, R. J. Hobbins, D. M. Iwaniec, C. A. Miller and T. R. Miller. 2018. Designing anticipatory knowledge for resilient and sustainable urban futures. Presentation at the IFoU 2018: Reframing Urban Resilience Implementation: Aligning Sustainability and Resilience, December 10-12, 2018, Barcelona, Spain. (link )

2014

Miller, C. A. 2014. Designing tomorrow's socio-energy systems. Presentation at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.

Miller, C. A. 2014. Designing transitions in energy systems: The human dimensions. Presentation at the New Tools for Science Policy Seminar, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes, Washington, DC.

2013

Miller, C. A. 2013. Communicating science to the public. Presentation at the HIGRADE Lecture, Helmholtz Center for Environmental Studies, May 2013 , Leipzig, Germany.

Miller, C. A. 2013. Knowledge systems analysis: Knowing how knowledge gets made. Presentation at the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Studies, June 2013, Leipzig, Germany.

Miller, C. A. 2013. Knowledge, policy & politics. Presentation at the HIGRADE Lecture, Helmholtz Center for Environmental Studies, May 2013 , Leipzig, Germany.

Conference Papers

2014

Miller, C. A. 2014. The ethics of energy transition. Pp. 1-5 Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Ethics in Engineering, Science, and Technology. IEEE Symposium on Ethics in Engineering, Science, and Technology. Chicago, Illinois. (link )

Reports

2011

Miller, C. A. and S. Moore eds. 2011. Arizona's Energy Future. Arizona Town Hall. Ninety-Nine Arizona Town Hall. (link )

Report Chapters

2011

Bryan, H. 2011. Chapter 5: Energy efficiency - the Arizona challenge. Pp. 84-90 In: Miller, C. A. and S. Moore eds., Arizona's Energy Future. Arizona Town Hall. Ninety-ninth Town Hall. Grand Canyon, AZ. (link )

Miller, C. A. and S. Moore. 2011. Chapter 1: Introduction. Pp. 27-43 In: Miller, C. A. and S. Moore eds., Arizona's Energy Future. Arizona Town Hall. Ninety-ninth Town Hall. Grand Canyon, AZ. (link )

Pahle, R. 2011. Chapter 2: Energy sources in Arizona. Pp. 42-48 In: Miller, C. A. and S. Moore eds., Arizona's Energy Future. Arizona Town Hall. Ninety-ninth Town Hall. Grand Canyon, AZ. (link )

Pasqualetti, M. J. 2011. Chapter 9: Arizona's energy security. Pp. 121-130 In: Miller, C. A. and S. Moore eds., Arizona's Energy Future. Arizona Town Hall. Ninety-ninth Town Hall. Grand Canyon, AZ. (link )

Ruddell, B. L. and M. J. Pasqualetti. 2011. Chapter 6: Arizona energy/water nexus. Pp. 91-102 In: Miller, C. A. and S. Moore eds., Arizona's Energy Future. Arizona Town Hall. Ninety-ninth Town Hall. Grand Canyon, AZ. (link )