Dr. Vachel Miller

Dr. Vachel Miller (he/him/his) is a professor in the Department of Leadership and Educational Studies, and he directs the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership.

In 2015-16, Dr. Miller lived with his family in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia as a Fulbright Scholar.

He is the editor of a recent book on Apocalyptic Leadership in Education.

He has a lifelong interest in international education and issues of pedagogical innovation, organizational change, and leadership. He holds an Ed.D. in educational policy and leadership from the Center for International Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Selected Publications

  • Miller, V. (2020). A pandemic of uncertainty: Leading together when we can't see the future alone. Journal of Contemporary Education, Theory & Research, 2, 46-49.
  • Miller, V. (Ed.). (2017). Apocalyptic leadership in education: Facing an unsustainable world from where we stand. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Garrett, S. D., Miller, V., & Gilbert, C. (2021). The challenge of culturally responsive teaching in rural community colleges. In M. Hora (Ed), Teaching and learning in the 21st century community college.

Title: Professor, Director of Doctoral Program
Department: Department of Leadership and Educational Studies

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2280

Office address
414 C
College of Education Building