Will Miller


William Miller, emeritus professor, received his PhD from St. Louis University in Public Policy Analysis and Administration. He joined the Department of Public Administration as chair in fall 2007. His research and professional interests involve public policy in such areas as desegregation, church and state issues, citizen participation in economic development, financial ratios, equal employment and the use of race in research.

Contact Info:

E-mail: wmill3@uis.edu




  • (2014) “Interethnic Competition for Classroom Teacher, Assistant Principal, Principal, And Administrator Jobs In Multiethnic U. S. School Districts, 2002-2008.”  Online Pre-Print version at American Review of Public Administration.  Kerr, B., Miller, W., Kerr, G. and Deshommes, R.  Print version anticipated 2016. DOI: 0275074014545382. Available here.
  • (2014) “Bureaucratic, Leadership, and Workforce Representation Among Female Administrators, Principals, Assistant Principals, and Classroom Teachers in U. S. School Districts, 2002-2008.” Public Administration Quarterly.  With Kerr, B., and Kerr, G.  Vol. 38, No. 3, 2014. Available here.
  • (2013) “When Does Politics Matter? Re-examining the Determinants of African American and Latino Municipal Employment Patterns.” Urban Affairs Review. With Kerr, B., Shreckhise, W., Reid, M. Volumn 49, No. 6, November 2013. Available here.
  • (2011) “The Determinants of Child Abuse and Neglect Among American Indians and Alaskan Natives Across States and Over Time.” Midsouth Political Science Review, Vo. 12, 2011.  With Goodrich, L., Hunt, V., Kerr, B.
  • (2011)“Mode-Neutral and the Need to Transform Teaching.”  Public Administration Quarterly, Volumn 35, Number 4, Winter 2011.
  • (2010) “The Great Negro State of the Country.” With J. A. Parry. In Readings in Arkansas Politics and Government, J. A. Parry and R. P. Wang, eds.
  • (2010) “Descriptive Representation by Gender and Race/Ethnicity in Municipal Bureaucracies: Change in US Multiethnic Cities, 1987–2001,” Journal of Women, Politics & Policy, Volume 31 Issue 3, 217.  With Kerr, B., Reid, M. and Schreckheise, W. Available here.