Stephen R. Miller joined the faculty of the University of Idaho College of Law in 2011. Prof. Miller’s academic works have been published by or are forthcoming from Cambridge University Press, Harvard Environmental Law Review, Harvard Journal on Legislation, and a number of other law reviews and professional journals. In 2013, he was named Faculty Advisor of the Year by the Idaho Law Review and also received the Alumni Award for Faculty Excellence. Prof. Miller can also be found at Land Use Prof Blog and @LandUseProf.
Prof. Miller’s courses include Property, Administrative Law, Environmental Law, State & Local Government Law, and a seminar in land use planning. He is also the director of the College of Law's Economic Development Clinic. In 2013, the Clinic received the Planning Excellence Award for Best Practice from the Idaho chapter of the American Planning Association for Area of City Impact Agreements in Idaho. In 2014, the Clinic released Agritourism at the Rural-Urban Interface: A National Overview of Legal Issues with 20 Proposals for Idaho, which received national media coverage. The Clinic helped bring New Markets Tax Credits to Idaho, which has funded over $60 million in investment in low income communities throughout the state.
Prof. Miller received his undergraduate degree from Brown University, a master’s degree in city and regional planning from the University of California, Berkeley, and his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law. Prof. Miller is also a commissioner on the Boise City Planning and Zoning Commission.
For a full list of Prof. Miller's publications and activities, please see the attached CV.