PhD, Southern Illinois University
MA, Ohio University
Linfield College Professor Jackson Miller has conducted extensive research on Oregon ballot initiative campaigns such as physician assisted suicide, gay rights, medical marijuana, logging practices, land use regulations and corporate tax reform. He has provided commentary for print, online and broadcast news about ballot initiatives, and has facilitated Oregon Humanities citizen discussions throughout the state. In 2008 he scripted and directed an irreverent original play focusing on the state’s controversial ballot initiatives, entitled “82,769 Signatures.”
Dr. Miller teaches communication arts and serves as director of forensics at Linfield College, and is a trainer for the International Debate Education Association, which sponsors debate forums for high school and college students from around the world.