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Clark Miller

Clark Miller

Associate Director, Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes

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

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

2017

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

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 )

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.

Book Chapters

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.

Posters

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

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 )

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 )