Faculty - Monica Miller
Monica Miller is an Associate Professor with a split appointment between the Criminal Justice Department and the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Social Psychology. She is also an adjunct faculty at the Grant Sawyer Center for Justice Studies and a Faculty Associate for the Women's Studies Program. She received her J.D. from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 2002 and her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2004. Her interests involve the application of psychological theories and justice principles to laws and policies. Specifically, she is interested in the role of religion in the legal system (e.g., jury decisions); how the law regulates sexual behavior, pregnancy, and family issues; jury decisions in death penalty, medical malpractice and insanity cases; community sentiment and public policy; and vigilante justice in the legal system and the media.