Stephen R. Miller joined the faculty of the University of Idaho College of Law in 2011. Prof. Miller received his undergraduate degree from Brown University, and a master’s degree in city and regional planning from the University of California, Berkeley. In 2006, he graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of Law, where he was senior articles editor of the Constitutional Law Quarterly. Prof. Miller also worked for a land use and environmental law firm in San Francisco, California prior to joining the faculty. His research interests include economic development, sustainable development, land use, environmental law, and local government law.
His academic works have been published by or are forthcoming from Cambridge University Press, Harvard Environmental Law Review, 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.
In addition to his academic writings, Prof. Miller also blogs at Land Use Prof Blog, and writes an occasional column for the Idaho Statesman Business Insider.
Prof. Miller also runs the College of Law's Economic Development Clinic, which maintains the student-written blog Idaho NEXT. 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.
Outside of the College of Law, Prof. Miller is also active in the community. He presently serves as a board member of the Idaho chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council and as a board member of the Joyce Ivy Foundation, which provides educational opportunities for talented high school students.
For a full list of Prof. Miller's publications and activities, please see the attached CV.