Dr. Alexis Miller is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice. She received her Bachelor of Science and Master's Degree in criminal justice from the University of Louisville. Her Ph.D. was also from the University of Louisville in Urban and Public Affairs.
Dr. Miller spent eight years teaching in Tennessee before coming to NKU in 2008. Her research interests include hate crimes, prisoners' rights, criminal justice students, the juvenile death penalty, crime and the media and institutional corrections. She has taught a range of courses, including Introduction to Corrections and Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Ethics, Women and Crime, Criminal Theory and Multiculturalism and Hate Crimes.
Currently, she has 15 publications covering topics ranging from crime and the media to criminal justice students' perceptions of hate crimes. Her most recent publication is "The Role and Place of American Journal of Criminal Justice in the Discipline" in the American Journal of Criminal Justice 2011.
Dr. Miller is also the president of the Southern Criminal Justice Association, a regional affiliate of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences national organization.
She also is the Coordinator for the Online Criminal Justice Program at NKU and can be contacted via email for questions regarding this program.