Daniel P. Miller

Dan MillerAssistant Professor, Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Phone: 617-353-3750
dpmiller@bu.edu

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Education

BA (music and economics), Brandeis University
MA (public policy and applied child development), Tufts University
PhD (social policy and policy analysis), Columbia University

Courses Taught

HB 720   Human Behavior in the Social Environment
HB 749   Social Perspectives on Health and Illness
SR 743    Research I
SW905 – Contemporary Social Problems: Social Work Perspectives

Scholarly and Practice Interests

Child and family health and well-being, with particular emphasis on food insecurity and food and nutrition assistance programs, child obesity, and the role of father involvement.

Miller, D.P. & Chang, J*. (in press). Parental nonstandard work schedules and child obesity: Does family structure matter?  Journal of Marriage and Family. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12215.

Pomeranz, J., & Miller, D.P.. (2015). Policies to Promote Healthy Portion Sizes for Children. Appetite, 88, 50-58. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2014.12.003. 

Miller, D.P., Nepomnyaschy, L. Garasky, S., & Ibarra, G.L.  Family Structure and Child Food Insecurity. (2014). The American Journal of Public Health, 104(7), e70-e76. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.302000.

Nepomnyaschy, L. & Miller, D.P.,  Garasky, S., Nanda, N.  (2014). Nonresident Fathers and Child Food Insecurity: Evidence from Longitudinal Data. Social Service Review, 88(1), 92-133. doi: 10.1086/674970.

Shin, S.H., Miller, D.P., & Teicher, M. (2013). Exposure to childhood neglect and physical abuse and developmental trajectories of heavy episodic drinking from early adolescence into young adulthood. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 127(1-3), 31-38. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2012.06.005.

*Winner of the 2015 Society for Social Work and Research Excellence in Research Award

Miller, D.P., & Mincy, R.B. Falling further behind? Child support arrears and fathers’ labor force participation. (2012). Social Service Review, 86(4), 604-635. doi: 10.1086/668761.

*Winner of the Frank R. Breul Memorial Prize for the best article published in the Social Service Review in 2012.

Miller, D.P., Waldfogel, J., & Han, W-J. Family meal and child academic and behavioral outcomes. (2012). Child Development, 83(6), 2014-2120. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2012.01825.x.

Shin, S.H. & Miller, D.P. (2012). A longitudinal examination of childhood maltreatment and adolescent obesity: Results from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (AddHealth) Study. Child Abuse and Neglect, 36(2), 84-94. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2011.08.007.

Miller, D.P. Associations between the home and school environments and child body mass index. (2011). Social Science and Medicine, 72(5), 677-684.   doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.12.003.

 

Publications Under Review

Ha, Y. & Miller, D.P. (Revise and Resubmit, Children and Youth Services Review). Child Care Subsidies and their Impacts on the Employment and Earnings of Low-Income Families

Miller, D.P., Larson, M.J., Byrne, T. & Devoe, E. (Revise and Resubmit, Public Health Nutrition). Food insecurity in veteran households: Evidence from nationally representative data.

Miller, D.P. (Public Health Nutrition). Accessibility of summer meals and the food insecurity of low income households with children.

Miller, D.P. (2015). Understanding the USDA’s Summer Meals Programs. Presentation to the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service Program Staff. Alexandria, VA.

Miller, D.P. & Chang, J. (2015). Longitudinal Trajectories of Child Food Insecurity Among Children of Immigrants. Paper to be presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Miami, FL.

Miller, D.P. & Curtis, M. (2015). Housing Assistance and Household Food Security. Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Social for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.

Panel Organizer: Understanding the Impact of Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs.

Miller, D.P. (2015). If You Build It, Will They Come? Access to the Summer Food Service Program and Food Insecurity Among Low Income Households with Children. Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Social for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.

Panel Organizer: Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs and Household Food Insecurity.

Miller, D.P. (2014). If You Build It, Will They Come? Access to the Summer Food Service Program and Food Insecurity Among Low Income Households with Children. Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Albuquerque, NM.

Nepomnyaschy, L. & Miller, D.P. (2014). Family Structure Stability and Transitions and Household Food Insecurity. Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Albuquerque, NM.

Miller, D.P. & Chang, J. (2014). Maternal and Paternal Nonstandard Work Schedules and Child Obesity: Does Family Structure Matter? Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Boston, MA.

Miller, D.P. & Nepomnyaschy, L. (2014). Family Structure, Family Structure Transitions, and Childhood Food Insecurity. Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Boston, MA.

Nepomnyaschy, L., Miller, D.P., Garasky, S., & Nanda, N. (2014). Nonresident Fathers and Childhood Hunger: Evidence From Longitudinal Data. Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Antonio, TX.

PI: Miller, D.P. & Morrissey, T. (2015-2016). Using Natural Experiments to Identify the Impacts of SNAP on Child and Adult Health. University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research. $75,000.

CO-PI: Miller, D.P. & Heflin, C. (2015-2016). Community Eligibility and Child Well-Being. RIDGE Center for Targeted Studies, Southern Rural Development Center, Mississippi State University. $35,000.

CO- PI: Byne, T., Ha, Y., & Miller, D.P. (2015-2016). Using Data to Inform Policy and Program Responses to Unaccompanied Adult Homelessness. Boston University Initiative on Cities. $10,000.

PI: Miller, D.P.  (2013-2014). The Summer Food Service Program and Food Insecurity in Low-Income Households with Children: Evidence from California. RIDGE Center for National Food and Nutrition Assistance Research, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin, Madison. $40,000.

Visiting Food Assistance Scholar: Miller, D.P. (2012). University of Wisconsin Madison, Institute for Research on Poverty RIDGE Center.

CO-PI: Garasky, S., Miller, D.P., & Nepomnyaschy, L. (2011-2013) Nonresident Fathers’ Involvement and Welfare Policies: Impacts on Childhood Hunger.” United States Department of Agriculture (via University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research). $250,000.

2014: Grant Reviewer – Institute for Research on Poverty, RIDGE Center – Small Grants Competition.

2010-2012, 2014: Abstract Reviewer – Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference

Ad Hoc Reviewer:                                                                   

Child: Care, Health, and Development

Child and Family Social Work

Child Development

Child Development Perspectives

Children and Youth Services Review

Demography

Developmental Psychology

Health Economics

International Migration Review

JAMA Pediatrics

Journal of Family Issues

Journal of Marriage and Family

Journal of Physical Activity and Health

Journal of Research on Adolescence

Pediatrics

Social Science and Medicine

Sociological Perspectives

Winner of the 2015 Society for Social Work and Research Excellence in Research Award for:

Shin, S.H, Miller, D.P., & Teicher, M. Exposure to childhood neglect and physical abuse and developmental trajectories of heavy episodic drinking from early adolescence into young adulthood. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 127(1-3), 31-38. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2012.06.005.

Winner of the 2012 Frank R. Breul Memorial Prize for the best article published in Social Service Review in 2012, for: Miller, D.P., & Mincy, R.B. Falling further behind? Child support arrears and fathers’ labor force participation. Social Service Review, 86(4), 604-635. doi: 10.1086/668761.