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Richard Miller

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Richard L. (Rick) Miller

President of STP: 2019


Richard L. (Rick) Miller, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, passed away on June 30, 2023, in Mallorca, Spain. Rick served in many STP leadership roles including Director of Departmental Consulting Services, Editor of STP E-books, Coordinator of STP Programming at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, and, most notably STP President (2019). During his term as President, Rick established two new STP awards to honor teachers of psychology who make significant contributions to civic engagement and to mentorship of teachers. Rick’s presidential initiatives included improving undergraduate research and publication of an STP e-book on high impact educational practices.


Rick was an APA Fellow and received several awards including APA’s/APF’s 2012 Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award; STP’s 2009 Robert S. Daniel Teaching Excellence Award; STP’s 2022 Mentorship of Teachers Award; SPSP's 2016 Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring Award; the 1997 University of Nebraska Outstanding Teaching and Creativity Award; and the University of Nebraska Kearney’s 1996 Pratt-Heins Foundation Awards for Teaching, Scholarship, and Service. Rick was also the first Nebraska educator to be named in 2009 a U.S. Professor of the Year by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.


STP is preparing an obituary that will appear in an upcoming issue of Teaching of Psychology. View a memorial page here.

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