Miller’s research focuses on adolescent development, after-school programs, and human rights. Overarching themes in Miller’s writings include utilizing participatory approaches to research and programming to develop effective and relevant human rights-based after-school and summer programs with Black and Latinx youth. Mr. Miller is a Ph.D. candidate at Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work and the Director of the Empowering Counseling Program. He also serves as the Director of Legislation and Public Policy on the board of the Illinois Society for Clinical Social Work.
Examines the extent of gun exposure, referring to the mere presence of guns in youth's lives, in a sample of Black American adolescents residing in low-income urban neighborhoods.
Shows that cohesion serves as a protective factor for African American youth residing in high-crime impoverished communities. Highlights that this cohesion mitigates the negative effects of community violence exposure and promotes positive outcomes.