Ronald B. Miller
Saint Michael's College Winooski Park Colchester, VT 05439
Date of Birth: July 29, 1948
Place of Birth: Buffalo, New York
Marital Status: Married with three children
Ph. D. Degree University of Vermont, May, 1976
Clinical Psychology - with major interests in psychotherapy, psychopathology, and school consultation.
Dissertation: " Assessment of child behavior problems in the school: A comparison of behavioral observation and trait ratings"
Supervisor: Jon E. Rolf, Ph.D.
Woodrow Wilson Fellow in Philosophy, Saint Andrews
University, Scotland, September 1970 - June 1971
B.A. Degree Oberlin College, magna cum laude, with high honors in philosophy,
Invited Address, Division 24,American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, 2008
Outstanding Contribution to Academic Psychology, Vermont Psych. Assoc., 2007
Scholarship and Artistic Achievement Award, Saint Michael’s College, 2005
Distinguished Service Award, Division 24, American Psychological Association, 2001
National Institute of Mental Health training fellowship in clinical psychology, 1972-1975
Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, 1970 -1971 (social and political philosophy) Council for Philosophical Studies International Essay Competition on Violence,
2nd Prize, 1970
Oberlin College Philosophy Prize, 1970
Professor 1998 - present
Department of Psychology
Saint Michael’s College
Associate Professor 1989 - 1997
Saint Michael’s College
Assistant Professor 1984 - 1989
Saint Michael’s College
Director 1985 - present
Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology
Saint Michael's College
Private Practice (part-time) 1977 – present
Howard Mental Health Services
Staff Psychologist ` 1975-1977
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND MONOGRAPHS
Miller, R.B. (2015). Not So Abnormal Psychology: A Pragmatic View of Mental Illness. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Miller, R. B. (2013). Deny No Evil, Ignore No Evil, Reframe No Evil: Psychology’s Moral Agenda. In A. Bohart, E. Mendelowitz, B. Held, and K. Schneider (Eds). Humanity’s Darkside. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Miller, R. B. (2011). Real Clinical Trials (RCT') – Panels of Psychological Inquiry for Transforming Anecdotal Data into Clinical Facts and Validated Judgments: Introduction to a Pilot Test with the Case of "Anna." Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy [On line], Vol. 7 (1). Article 1. Available: http://pcsp.libraries.rutgers.edu/index.php/pcsp/article/view/1068/2522
Miller, R. B., Kessler, M.C., Bauer, M., Howell, S., Kreiling, K., and Miller, M. (2011). Findings of the Panel of Psychological Inquiry Convened at Saint Michael’s College, May 13, 2008: The Case of "Anna." Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy, Vol. 7(1). Article 6. Available: http://pcsp.libraries.rutgers.edu/index.php/pcsp/article/view/1074/2523
Miller, R. B. (2009). The logic of theory and the logic of practice. Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy [Online], Vol. 5 (3), Article 9. Available: http://pcsp.libraries.rutgers.edu/index.php/pcsp/article/view/980.
Adams, J.A. and Miller, R.B. (2008). Bridging psychology’s scientist vs. practitioner divide: Fruits of a twenty-five year dialogue. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 28 (2), 375-394.
Miller, R. B. (2006). Round 2B: Facing human suffering—A response to Held. Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy [Online], Vol. 2(4), Article 4. Available: http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.1/pcsp_journal
Miller, R. B. (2006b). Round 4b: How Real Is Clinical Wisdom? A Further Reply To Held. Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy [Online], Vol. 2, (4), Article 7. Available: http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.1/pcsp_journal
Miller, Ronald B. (2005) Adding supportive evidence and eliminating extraneous biomedical constructs from the psychodynamic case study. Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy, 1, 3, 1-8. http://pcsp.libraries.rutgers.edu/
Miller, Ronald. B. (2005). Suffering in Psychology: The de-moralization of psychotherapeutic practice. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 15, 299-336.
Miller, Ronald B. (2004). Facing Human Suffering: Psychology and Psychotherapy as moral engagement. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Miller, Ronald. B. (2001). Scientific vs. clinical-based knowledge in psychology: A concealed moral conflict. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 55, 344-356.
Miller, Ronald B. (2000). Epistemology of practice. In The encyclopedia of psychology (Vol.3, pp. 232-234). New York: Oxford University Press.
Miller, Ronald B. (1998) Epistemology and psychotherapy data: The unspeakable, unbearable, horrible truth. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 5, 242-250.
Miller, Ronald B. (Ed.) (1992). The restoration of dialogue: Readings in the philosophy of clinical psychology. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
Miller, Ronald B. (1971). Violence, force and coercion. In J. Schaefer (Ed.), Violence: Council for Philosophical Studies Award Winning Essays. New York: David McKay
Editor 2005 - 2008
Editorial Board 2009- present
Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology (published by
Division 24 of the American Psychological Association).
Founding Associate Editor 2004 – to present
Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy. Published online by Rutgers University School of Applied and Professional Psychology and Rutgers University Library.
Associate and Consulting Editor 1996 -1999
Encyclopedia of Psychology, 8 volumes, APA Books and Oxford University Press,
2000. Responsible for developing, assigning authors for, and editing 32 articles on the history and philosophy of psychology.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
Vermont Board of Psychological Examiners 2013- present
American Psychological Association - member 1977 - present
Divisions 12, 24, 29, 39, 44
Executive Committee Division 24 2006-2009
Society for Psychotherapy Research 2007-
Vermont Psychological Association - member 1974 - present
Continuing Education Committee 1979 - 1981
Executive Committee 1981 - 1984
Editor, Vermont Psychologist 1981 - 1984
Secretary of State's Office 1982 - 1985
Licensing Appeals Board (Psychology)
Registrant August, 1980- present
National Register of Health Care Providers in Psychology.
Practicing Psychologist February, 1977- present
Vermont State Board of Psychological Examiners
License No. 056