Staff Profile: Kelly Miller
Kelly Miller is the Associate Dean for Learning and Research Services for the UM Libraries. In this role, Kelly supervises and provides strategic leadership and direction for UML's education and outreach initiatives, including the transformation of the Otto G. Richter Library’s first floor into an academically engaged Learning Commons through collaboration with academic service partners. In addition to the Richter Library, she oversees learning and research services at UM’s architecture, business, music, and marine and atmospheric science libraries. As part of her role, she also directs the undergraduate Library Research Scholars Program and works collaboratively with the Lowe Art Museum to administer the Andrew W. Mellon CREATE Grants program for faculty. A new initiative in Learning and Research Services is library engagement with U-LINK, a UM strategic initiative designed to advance interdisciplinary, team-based research on societal challenges. She is an active participant in UMindfulness programs and a member of the University of Miami's IBIS Ally Network.
From 2011-2014, Kelly served as Director of Teaching of Learning Services and Head of Powell Library at UCLA. Prior to UCLA, Miller held positions at the University of Virginia, Dickinson College, and the University of Michigan.
Miller earned a B.A. (summa cum laude) in Russian and English from Stetson University, Deland, Florida, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Michigan. In 2005-2006, she was a Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Virginia. She also served as a consultant to CLIR on the Cataloging Hidden Collections and Archives program from 2008 – 2011. She is a 2013 graduate of the Leading Change Institute. She serves on the Taiga Forum Steering Committee, Editorial Board of Archive Journal, and Advisory Board for the College of Arts and Sciences at Stetson University.