Kenneth P. Miller

Prof. Kenneth P. Miller

Associate Professor and Associate Director, Rose Institute of St, Claremont McKenna College

Dr. Ken Miller became Associate Director of the Rose Institute in 2009. He has served as a member of CMC’s Government faculty since 2003. Dr. Miller’s research focuses on state government institutions, with emphasis on direct democracy (initiative, referendum, and recall) and the interaction between law and politics. His publications include Direct Democracy and the Courts (Cambridge University Press 2009) and a co-edited volume The New Political Geography of California(Berkeley Public Policy Press 2008). Dr. Miller has worked with Rose Institute students on several research projects, including the 24-state Miller-Rose Institute Initiative Database. Dr. Miller returns this year after a year-long sabbatical at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey.



  • B.A., Pomona College
  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • Ph.D, University of California at Berkeley
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2017 Annual Western Chapters Conference

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