Ann Neville Miller has actively taught, researched and served in the field of communication for more than 25 years. Graduating with her PhD from the University of Georgia in 2005, she won the Gerald R. Miller dissertation award for her research on self-disclosure of positive diagnosis of HIV in Kenya. She has since established research programs on intercultural factors in health communication, instructional communication, and scholarly productivity of communication faculty in sub-Saharan Africa. She has published over 60 peer-reviewed publications, and co-edited a scholarly volume. Dr. Miller teaches courses in health communication, persuasion, research methods, and intercultural communication. She is an associate editor for African Journal of AIDS Research and has served on the editorial board of various other journals. Dr. Miller is currently serving as Interim Director of the Karen L. Smith Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning.



  • Intercultural communication
  • Health communication
  • Instructional communication