Daniel P. Miller
B.A. (music and economics), Brandeis University
M.A. (public policy and applied child development), Tufts University
PhD (social policy and policy analysis), Columbia University
HB720 Human Behavior in the Social Environment
HB749 Social Perspectives on Health and Illness
SR743 Research I
Scholarly and Practice Interests
Child obesity and the effects of the environment on racial and ethnic disparities in rates of overweight & obesity. The intersection of developmental science and social policy. Father involvement and child outcomes.
Miller, D.P., & Mincy, R.B. (accepted for publication) The effects of child support arrears on men’s labor force participation. Social Service Review.
Shin, S.H., Miller, D.P., & Teicher, M. (accepted for publication). Child maltreatment and binge drinking in adolescence and late adulthood. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
Miller, D.P., Waldfogel, J., & Han, W-J (2012). Family meal frequency and child behavioral and academic outcomes. Child Development. 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. (2011). Associations between the home and school environments and child body mass index. Social Science and Medicine, 72(5), 677-684. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.12.003.
Miller, D.P. (2011). Maternal work and child overweight and obesity: The importance of timing. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 32(2), 204-218. doi: 10.1007/s10834-010-9244-x.
Han, W-J, Miller, D.P., & Waldfogel, J. (2010). Parental work schedules and adolescent risky behaviors. Developmental Psychology, 46(5), 1245-1267. doi: 10.1037/a0020178.
Haldane, E.C., Mincy, R.B., & Miller, D.P. (2010). Racial disparities in men’s health and the transition to marriage among unmarried fathers. Journal of Family Issues. 31(9), 1183-1210. doi: 10.1177/0192513X10365830.
Epperson, M.W., Khan, M., Miller, D.P., El-Bassel, N., Gilbert, L. (2010). Assessing criminal justice involvement as an indicator of human immunodeficiency virus risk among women in methadone treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 38(4), 375-383. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2010.03.004.
Han, W-J, & Miller, D.P. Parental work schedules and adolescent depression. (2009). Health Sociology Review, 18(1), 36-49. doi: 10.5172%2Fhesr.18.1.36
Miller, D.P. & Han, W-J. (2008). Maternal nonstandard work schedules and adolescent overweight. The American Journal of Public Health, 98(8), 1495-1502. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2007.123885.
Miller, D.P., Ha, Y., & Chang, J. State Child Care Subsidy Policies and Child Obesity. Paper to be presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Baltimore, MD.
Mincy, R.M., Miller, D.P., Klempin, S.; Seith, D. Equipping Non-Custodial Fathers as Long-term Providers. Paper to be presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Baltimore, MD.
Garasky, S., Miller, D.P., & Nepomnyaschy, L. Nonresident Fathers’ Involvement and Welfare Policies: Impact on Childhood Hunger. Paper to be presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Baltimore, MD.
Miller, D.P., & Han, W-J. Family Meal Frequency and Child Cognitive and Behavioral Outcomes. Poster presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington DC. ***2011 Poster Session Winner.
Mincy, R.M. & Miller, D.P. The Effect of Unemployment Rates on Non-Custodial Parents’ Provision of Child Support. Paper to be presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Dallas, TX – March, 2010
Miller, D.P. Maternal Work and Child Obesity: The Importance of Timing and Developmental Stage. Paper presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Work Research, San Francisco, CA – January, 2010.
Miller, D.P. The Associations between the Home and School Environments and Child Body Mass Index: A Growth Curve Modeling Approach. Paper presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Work Research, San Francisco, CA – January, 2010
Miller, D.P. & Mincy, R.M. The effects of child support arrears on men’s labor force participation. Paper presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Washington, D.C. – November, 2009
Miller, D.P. & Han, W-J. The effects of nonstandard parental work on adolescent overweight. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, New Orleans, Louisiana – April, 2008.
Selected Grant Activity
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. Co-Principal Investigator (with Steven Garasky, P.I. & Lenna Nepomnyaschy, Co-P.I.)
2007-2009 The Effects of Parental Work on Child Obesity. Dissertation grant from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Consulting and Professional Activities
Ad Hoc Reviewer:
Child and Adolescent Social Work
Journal of Family Issues
Social Science and Medicine
Awards and Honors
2009 Doctoral degree awarded with distinction, Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
2005-2007 Recipient, Burns Memorial Scholarship, Columbia University School of Social Work