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Jon D. Miller, Ph.D.

Jon D. Miller Ph.D.



political science

  • Conducts research on the public understanding of science and technology in the U.S. and other nations; studies public perceptions of science, and public understanding of and attitudes toward biotechnology and emerging biological interventions
  • Pioneered methods of assessing comparative levels of scientific understanding over time
  • Director of the Longitudinal Study of American Yourth (LSAY) -- one of the longest running longitudinal studies of Generation X currently available
  • Studies the development of ideological partisanship in the United States and the impact on political participation
  • Studies the factors related to the selection and entrance into careers in science, technology, engineering, medicine, and mathematics (STEMM); studies public attitudes toward the space program, using a 50-year data set that started months before the 1957 launch of Sputnik

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