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PhD, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Associate Professor
Professor in Charge, Research Methodology
Educational Psychology
PhD in Education and Human Development

Contact Information

Send email to Dr. Miller

Phone: (703) 993-5590
Fax: (703) 993-3678
Email: amille35 (

George Mason University
Fairfax Campus
West Building 2105
4400 University Dr.
MS 6D2
Fairfax, VA 22030


Angela Miller is an assistant professor in Research Methods and Educational Psychology.  With a background in mathematical statistics and educational psychology, her work is focused on the application of  statistical analyses to social science research problems.

Research Interests

Dr. Millers research focuses on student motivation in the classroom context and has two main themes: (a) the impact of teacher behaviors and classroom characteristics on student motivation, specifically examining these factors from the student perspective and (b) the associated methodological issues with nested data (e.g. students with classrooms) and using student perception data to characterize the classroom environment.