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Dr. Hugh Miller

Dr. Miller

Hugh T. Miller, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Public Administration
Social Science Building 202
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Telephone: 561-297-4149

Professor Hugh T. Miller has recently adopted a narrative approach to studying public policy and administration in his 2012 book Governing Narratives. Miller is also author, with Charles J. Fox, of Postmodern Public Administration. Before that, his books include Tampering with Tradition: The Unrealized Authority of Democratic Agency (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2004), with Peter Bogason and Sandra Kensen. He is also the author of Postmodern Public Policy ( Albany, NY; State University of New York Press, 2002). An earlier book Postmodern Public Administration: Toward Discourse (Thousand Oaks, California: Sage, 1995) was co-authored with Charles J. Fox, with whom he also co-edited Postmodernism, Reality, and Public Administration: A Discourse (Burke, Virginia: Chatelaine Press, 1997). These Things Happen: Stories from the Public Sector (Burke, Virginia: Chatelaine Press, 1998) was co-edited with Mohamad Alkadry.

Education
  • Ph.D. Public Administration, American University, 1984. The Impact of Value Orientation on the Legitimacy of Workplace Democracy in the Public Sector. American University Dissertation Award.
  • M.P.A. American University, 1978. Graduate Honor Award.
  • B.A. Social Science, Michigan State University, 1976, with honor. Recipient of Michigan Competitive Scholarship.
University Positions
  • Florida Atlantic University, 1996-2004. Associate Professor, 1996-1998; Professor 1998 - present, School of Public Administration.
  • Florida Atlantic University, 2001-2010. Director of School of Public Administration (Ph.D., Master of Public Administration, Master of Nonprofit Management, Bachelor of Public Management). Coordinator, Ph.D. Program, School of Public Administration, 2001-2003.
  • University of Wisconsin, 1989-1996. Associate Professor, Department of Public Affairs, Oshkosh campus, 1992-96. Assistant Professor, Urban and Public Affairs, Green Bay campus, 1989-92.
  • University of Maine, 1985-89. Assistant Professor and Coordinator of satellite MPA program; Chair, Division of Social Sciences, Presque Isle campus, 1986-88. Visiting Assistant Professor, Orono campus, 1988-89.
  • American University, 1979-83. Lecturer, School of Government and Public Administration. Research methods; Political theory.
Honors
  • Fulbright Scholarship, 2000-2001, University of Roskilde, Denmark
  • Wisconsin Teaching Fellow, University of Wisconsin’s Undergraduate Teaching Improvement Council grant recipient, 1991. Project: “The objectionable utterance: A moment for teaching.”
  • Presidential Management Intern, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1984. (Selected by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.)
  • University of Michigan statistical training (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Summer Program), 1978.
  • NTL Institute, Graduate Student Professional Development Program, 1977-78.
Areas of Professional and Scholarly Interest
  • Public administration theory and practice
  • Public policy
  • Communication theory
  • Norms of inquiry in public affairs
  • Postmodern thought
Books

Miller, Hugh T. and Charles J. Fox. Postmodern Public Administration: Revised edition. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2007.

  • Reviewed in Administrative Theory & Praxis. June 2010 Vol. 32 Issue 2, pp. 269-273.
  • Reviewed in Science and Public Policy. October 2007, Vol. 34 (8), pp. 603-604.

Bogason, Peter, Hugh T. Miller, and Sandra Kensen, eds. Tampering with Tradition: The Unrealized Authority of Democratic Agency. Lanham, Md: Lexington Books, 2004.

Miller, Hugh T. Postmodern Public Policy. Albany, New York: SUNY Press, 2002.

  • Reviewed in Public Administration Review May/June 2004 Vol. 64, Issue 3, pp. 378-383.
  • Reviewed in Public Performance & Management Review, March 2004, Volume 27, Number 3, pp. 127-143 (Three essays plus response.)
  • Reviewed in Gestión y Política Publica Vol. XII Numero 2, Segundo Semestre de 2003, pp 367-372.
  • Reviewed in Canadian Public Policy Vol. XXIX, No. 4, 2003, pp. 4-6.

查尔斯·J·福克斯(Charles J. Fox) ·T·米勒(Hugh T. Miller) 后现代公共行政
——话语指向 (公共行政与公共管理经典译丛·学术前沿系列)
[Chinese translation of Postmodern Public Administration. In book series “Public Administration and Public Management Classics,” Renmin University of China, 2002.]

Miller, Hugh T. and Mohamad Alkadry, eds. These Things Happen: Stories from the Public Sector. Burke, Virginia: Chatelaine Press, 1998.

Miller, Hugh T. and Charles J. Fox, eds. Postmodernism, “Reality,” and Public Administration: A Discourse. Burke, Virginia: Chatelaine Press, 1997.

Fox, Charles J. and Hugh T. Miller. Postmodern Public Administration: Toward Discourse. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage, 1995.

  • Reviewed in Politeia. (University of South Africa Press) February 2, 2003 http://www.unisa.ac.za/default.asp?Cmd=ViewContent&ContentID=11599
  • Reviewed in Public Administration Review March/April 1997, Volume 57, Issue 2, pp. 174-182.
  • Reviewed in Public Voices, 1997, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp. 75-77.
  • Reviewed in The Public Manager, Fall 1997, Volume 26, Number 3, p. 64.
  • Reviewed in Australian Journal of Public Administration. Volume 55, Number 4, 1996, pp. 178-179.
  • Reviewed in Journal of Planning Education and Research.  Volume 15, Number 3, 1996, pp. 251-252.
  • Reviewed in American Review of Public Administration. Volume 26, Number 2, June 1996, pp. 251-262.
  • Reviewed in Public Productivity & Management Review, Volume 20, Number 2, December 1996, pp. 204-212.
  • Reviewed in Journal of Public Administration Education. October 1996, pp. 193 – 196.
  • Reviewed in Local Government Studies.  Volume 21, No. 4, 1995, pp. 665-666.
Journal Articles & Book Chapters
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Is Bureaucracy No Longer the Technically Superior Form of Organization?” Invited review essay. Administrative Theory & Praxis. 33 (3), (August 2011): 447-452.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “On Handbooks and Instrumentalism.” Invited review essay. Critical Policy Studies, Vol. 4 (4) (January 2011): 422-423.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Response to ‘Democratic Knowledge – the Task Before Us’ by Camilla Stivers.” Invited essay. Administration & Society.  Vol 42 (July 2010): 460-465.
  • Miller, Hugh T. and Alka Sapat. “Antiessentialism and Public Administration: Issues and ‘Isms’.” (Symposium introduction.) International Journal of Organizational Theory & Behavior. Vol. 13, No. 1, Spring 2010 pp. 34-38.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Vectors of Reform: From Hermeneutics to Discourse Analysis.” (Symposium introduction as editor.) Administrative Theory & Praxis. Vol. 31, No. 3, Fall 2009, pp. 299-301.
  • Staniševski, Dragan and Hugh T. Miller. “The Role of Government in Managing Intercultural Relations: Multicultural Discourse and The Politics of Culture Recognition in Macedonia.” Administration & Society, Vol.  41, No. 5, pp. 551-575.
  • Miller, Hugh T. and Arthur Sementelli. “Antiessentialism and Public Administration: Residues of Modernity.” (Symposium introduction as editors.)  International Journal of Organizational Theory & Behavior. Vol. 12, No. 1, February 2009, pp. 55-59.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Governmentality, Pluralism, and Deconstruction.” Invited essay. Administrative Theory and Practice. Vol. 30, No. 3, September 2008, pp. 363-368.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “‘Is’ Ought to Mean What?” Invited essay. Administrative Theory and Practice. Vol. 30, No. 1, March 2008, pp. 134-136.  
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Theory.” In Gerald J. Miller and Kaifeng Yang, eds., Handbook of Research Methods in Public Administration, second edition. Taylor and Francis, 2007, pp. 13-24.
  • Staniševski, Dragan, and Hugh T. Miller. “Deliberative Public Administrative: The Discourse Alternative to Neo-Tribalism in Multicultural Societies.” Chapter 2 in Gunnar Gjelstrup and Eva Sørensen, eds., Public Administration in Transition: Theory, Practice & Methodology. Copenhagen: DJØF Publishing and McGill-Queens University Press, 2007, pp. 39-58.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Introduction”. In Dwight Waldo, The Administrative State: A Study of the Political Theory of American Public Administration. Somerset, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2007.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Postmodernism.” In Mark Bevir, ed., Encyclopedia of Governance. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, 2006, pp.730-732.
  • Miller, Hugh T. and Tansu Demir. “Policy Communities.” Chapter 10 in Frank Fischer, Gerald J. Miller and Mara S. Sydney, Handbook of Public Policy Analysis. London: Taylor & Francis, 2006, pp. 137-147.
  • Fox, Charles J. and Hugh T. Miller. “Postmodern Philosophy, Postmodernity, and Public Organization Theory.” Chapter 27 in Thomas D. Lynch and Peter L. Cruise, Handbook of Organization Theory and Management: The Philosophical Approach. Second edition. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, 2006, pp. 631-665
  • Miller, Hugh T. and Cheedy Jaja. “Some Evidence of a Pluralistic Discipline: A Narrative Analysis of Symposium Articles.” Public Administration Review. Vol. 65, No. 6, 2005, pp 728-738.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Residues of Foundationalism in Classic Pragmatism.” Administration & Society. Vol. 37, No. 3, 2005, pp. 360-374.
  • Fox, Charles J. and Hugh T. Miller. “All Monica All the Time: Crowding Out the Public Discourse.” Administrative Theory & Praxis. Vol. 27, No. 3, 2005: 486-497.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “The Ideographic Individual.” Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 25, No. 4, 2004, pp. 469-488.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Who, We?” Administration & Society. Vol. 36, No. 1, 2004, pp. 110-115.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Why Old Pragmatism Needs an Upgrade.” Administration & Society. Vol. 36 No.2, May 2004, pp. 243-249.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Losing Our Deontological Presuppositions.” Public Performance and Management Review. Vol. 27 No.3, March 2004, pp. 139-143.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “The Pragmatic Liberalism of Public Administration.” International Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 27 No. 7, 2004, pp. 529-534.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Democratic Epistemology.” In Bogason, Peter, Sandra Kenson, and Hugh T. Miller. Tampering with Tradition. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2004.
  • Bogason, Peter, Sandra Kensen and Hugh T. Miller. “Introduction: Extra-Formal Democracy.” In Bogason, Peter, Sandra Kenson, and Hugh T. Miller. Tampering with Tradition. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2004.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Extra-Formal Democracy: A Reflection.” In Bogason, Peter, Sandra Kenson, and Hugh T. Miller. Tampering with Tradition. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2004.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Negative Freedom.” Invited essay. Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 24, No. 4, 2003: 571-573.
  • Miller, Hugh T. and Fred Thomson. "New Public Management and Bureaucracy vs. Business Values and Bureaucracy." Review of Public Personnel Administration. Vol. 23 (4) 2003: 328-363.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Postmodernism and the Art of Government.” Wisconsin Political Scientist. Vol. IX, No. 2 (2003): 3-6.\
  • Bogason, Peter, Hugh T. Miller and Sandra Kensen.  “Pragmatic, Extra-formal Democracy.” Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 24, No. 4, December, 2002, pp. 675-692.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Doubting Foundationalism.” Administration & Society. Vol. 34, No. 3, July 2002. 336-342.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Situation-regarding Intentionality.”  Administrative Theory & Praxis. Vol. 24, No. 1, March, 2002, pp. 219 – 224.
  • Miller, Hugh T.  “Paradigm Politics.” Public Administration. Vol. 79. No. 2, 2001, pp. 491-495.
  • Miller, Hugh T., and Charles J. Fox. “The Epistemic Community.” Administration and Society. Vol. 32, No. 6, 2001, pp. 668-685.
  • Miller, Hugh T., Mohamad Alkadry and John Donohue. “Rumbling Doubt about Managerial Effectiveness and a Turn toward Discourse.” Chapter 29 in Kuotsai Tom Liou, ed., Handbook of Public Administration: Practice and Reform. New York: Marcel Dekker, 2001, pp. 607-618.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Rational Discourse, Memetics, and the Autonomous Liberal-Humanist Subject.” Administrative Theory & Praxis. Vol. 22. No. 1, 2000, pp. 89-104.
  • Miller, Hugh T. and Jason Randall Nunemaker. “’Citizen Governance’ as Image Management in Postmodern Context.”  Administrative Theory & Praxis. Vol. 21 No. 3, 1999, pp. 302-308.
  • Miller, Hugh T. and Fox, Charles J. “The Promethean Spirit in Public Affairs: Spirituality without Crutches.” International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior. Vol. 2, No. 3-4, August 1999, pp. 303-324.
  • Miller, Hugh T. y Fox, Charles J. “Normas de investigación en asuntos públicos.” Translated by Susana Moreno Parada. Gestión y Política Pública. Vol. VIII, Núm. 1, México, primer semestre de 1999, pp. 5 -19.
  • Alkadry, Mohamad G. and Hugh T. Miller.  “Reading Case Studies vs. Writing Them: How to engage practitioner students. In Nagel, Stuart S. (ed.). Teaching Public Administration and Public Policy. Huntington NY: Nova Science, 1999, pp. 61-69.
  • Miller, Hugh T. and Simmons, James R. “The Irony of Privatization.” Administration & Society. Vol. 30, No. 5, November 1998, pp. 513-532.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Method: The Tail That Wants to Wag the Dog [A Response].” Administration & Society. Vol. 30, No. 4, September 1998, pp. 462-470.
  • Fox, Charles J. and Miller, Hugh T. “Fox and Miller Reply to Ventriss.” Administrative Theory and Praxis, Vol. 20, No. 2, June 1998, pp. 244-245.
  • Fox, Charles J. and Miller, Hugh T. “Practices of the Guild: A Declaration of Independence.” Administrative Theory and Praxis, Vol. 20, No. 2, Spring, 1998, pp. 142-149.
  • Miller, Hugh T. and King, Cheryl S. “Practical Theory,” American Review of Public Administration. Vol. 18, No. 1, March 1998, pp. 43-60.
  • Fox, Charles J. and Miller, Hugh T. “Postmodern Philosophy, Postmodernity and Public Organization Theory.” In Thomas D. Lynch and Todd J. Dicker, eds., Handbook of Organizational Theory and Management: The Philosophical Approach. (Volume 66 of the Public Administration and Public Policy Series.) New York: Marcel Dekker, 1998, pp. 415-437.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Why Teaching Theory Matters,” Journal of Public Administration Education, Vol. 3, No. 3, Fall 1997, pp. 363-373.
  • Fox, Charles J. and Miller, Hugh T. “The Depreciating Public Policy Discourse,” American Behavioral Scientist, Vol. 41, No. 1, 1997, pp. 64-89.
  • Fox, Charles J., and Miller, Hugh T. “Can the Toothpaste Be Pushed Back into Its Tube? The Return of Foundationalism to Public Administration.” Administrative Theory and Praxis, Vol. 19, No. 1, Spring 1997, pp. 88-91.
  • Miller, Hugh T. and Fox, Charles J. “Multiple Perspectives on Epiphenomenal Policy Topics,” Public Voices, Vol. III, No. 1 (Summer) 1997, pp. 98-99.  (Reprinted in David John Farmer, ed., Papers on the Art of Anti-Administration. Burke, Virginia: Chatelaine Press, 1998, pp. 157-158.)
  • Fox, Charles J., and Miller, Hugh T. “Constructivism.” In Jay Shafritz, ed., International Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration. Boulder: Westview, 1997, pp. 508-510.
  • Fox, Charles J., and Miller, Hugh T. “Discourse.” In Jay Shafritz, ed., International Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration. Boulder: Westview, 1997, pp. 688-689.
  • Fox, Charles J., and Miller, Hugh T. “Policy Network.” In Jay Shafritz, ed., International Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration. Boulder: Westview, 1997, pp. 1699-1702.
  • Fox, Charles J., and Miller, Hugh T. “Positivism.” In Jay Shafritz, ed., International Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration. Boulder: Westview, 1997, pp. 1718-1723.
  • Fox, Charles J. and Miller, Hugh T. “What Do We Mean When We Say “Real” in Public Affairs? The Modern/Postmodern Distinction,” Administrative Theory and Praxis, Vol. 18, No. 1, 1996, pp. 103-116.
  • Fox, Charles J. and Miller, Hugh T. “Cartesian Anxiety in Postmodernism,” Administrative Theory and Praxis, Vol. 18, No. 1, 1996, pp. 66-72.
  • Fox, Charles J. and Miller, Hugh T. “Aphorisms,” Administrative Theory and Praxis, Vol. 18, No. 1, 1996, pp. 50-51.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Post-Progressive Public Administration: Lessons from Policy Networks,” Public Administration Review, Vol. 54, No. 4, 1994, pp. 378-386.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “A Hummelian View of the Gore Report: Toward a Post-Progressive Public Administration?”  Public Productivity and Management Review, Vol. 18, No. 1, 1994, pp. 59-71.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Everyday Politics in Public Administration,” American Review of Public Administration, Vol. 23, No. 2, 1993, pp. 99-116.
  • Fox, Charles J. and Miller, Hugh T. “Postmodern Public Administration: A Short Treatise on Self-Referential Epiphenomena,” Administrative Theory and Praxis, Vol. 15, No. 1, 1993, pp. 1-17.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “The Objectionable Utterance: A Moment for Teaching,”  PS: Political Science & Politics, Vol. 26, No. 2, 1993, pp. 233-234.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Weber’s Action Theory and Lowi’s Policy Types in Formulation, Enactment, and Implementation.” Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 18, No. 4, 1990, pp. 887-905.
  • Miller, Hugh T. “Legitimacy and Public Organization Theory: The Normative Dimensions of Hierarchy,” New Directions in Public Administration Research, Vol. 1, No. 1, April 1986, pp. 46-58.
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