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Jon Miller

Research Scientist Emeritus


Research Scientist Emeritus, Center for Political Studies


Ph.D. 1970 Northwestern University (Political Science)


Jon Miller’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)



Jon’s expertise is in the measurement and analysis of the public understanding of science and technology. Jon has measured the public understanding of science and technology in the United States for the last three decades, and has examined the factors associated with the development of attitudes toward science and science policy.


Institute for Social Research (ISR), University of Michigan
Room 4474, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104–2321, United States

Phone: 734–615–3377
Fax: 734–764–3341
Email: [email protected]

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Selected Publications

Please also see Jon Miller’s Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Report: Americans reflect on Apollo 11 and the space program.

Miller, Jon D., Michael L. Kotowski, Robert Comis, Sandi W. Smith, Kami J. Silk, Diane Colaizzi, and Linda Kimmel, Measuring cancer clinical trial understanding, in Health Communication, 2011, 26:1:1-12.

Miller, Jon D., The conceptualization and measurement of civic scientific literacy for the 21st century, in Meinwald, J. and Hildebrand, J. G. (Eds.), Science and the Educated American: A core component of liberal education, 2010, Cambridge, MA: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, pp. 241-255.

Miller, Jon D., Civic Scientific Literacy: The role of the media in the electronic era, in Kennedy, Donald and Overholser, Geneva. (Eds.), Science and the Media, 2010, Cambridge, MA: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, pp. 44-63.

Miller, Jon D. and Gary L. Kreps, Biological Literacy: A key to cancer prevention and control in the 21st century, in Rutten, Lila; Hesse, Bradley W.; Moser, Richard P. and Kreps, Gary L. (Eds)., Building the Evidence Base in Cancer Communication, 2010, Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Miller, Jon D., Adult science learning in the Internet era, in Curator, 2010, 53:2:191-208.