College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

Our Graduate School of Education is the alma mater for one third of teachers and administrators in Northern Virginia’s world-class school systems. Each year, more than 3,000 graduate students enroll in our innovative academic programs, which include advanced study for teachers and school leaders, instructional design and technology, and a renowned PhD in Education program that is among the largest in the country.


School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Ed.D., State University of New York, Buffalo
Associate Professor

Contact Information

Send email to Dr. Miller

Phone: (703) 993-2066
Fax: (703) 993-2025
Email: emiller (

George Mason University
Fairfax Campus
RAC 2107
4400 University Dr.
MS 1G6
Fairfax, VA 22030

Office Hours

Summer C session - Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 - 10:30 am


Besides instructing and managing health (HEAL)  coursework, Rich Miller is a Virginia certified driver education instructor. He is also active in GMU's Community Relations Speakers Bureau. Presently, he supervisings BS Kinesiology interns at fitness, clinical and performance training sites. He also instrusts INTO students in social and behavioral science.

Research Interests

  • Health and safety communication
  • Safety literacy and communication
  • Measurement of driver knowledge, attitudes and practices

Recent Publications

Anderson, D.A, and Miller, R.E. (2017). Health communication: a practical guide. London: Routledge

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