Department of Exceptional Student Education

Dr. Katie Miller

Katie M. Miller, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Exceptional Student Education at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) on the Boca Raton campus. She received her doctorate in Exceptional Student Education at the University of Central Florida (UCF). Her research focus is examining evidence-based interventions infusing technology to increase academic performance for students with disabilities. She has a particular interest in Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) in writing. Dr. Miller is passionate about teacher education and finding best practices for increasing special education teacher efficacy.

Originally from Buffalo, New York, she completed her undergraduate and graduate work in Elementary and Special Education at Daemen College. She spent five years working as a special educator in the elementary setting in both Kissimmee and Cape Coral, Florida. Most of her experience has been working in urban settings with students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Prior to joining the ESE Department at FAU, Dr. Miller worked as the Project Coordinator for the National Urban Special Education Leadership Initiative (NUSELI) at UCF.