Miller is the author of more than 70 articles and essays on a wide range of environmental, criminal justice and legal theory topics. He is editor of several widely used casebooks on criminal procedure and sentencing and co-founded the Federal Sentencing Reporter, the leading journal on sentencing law and policy and a joint project of the Vera Institute of Justice (NYC) and the University of California Press. He currently serves as a series editor for Summits—books published by the University of Chicago Press and focused on the intersection of environmental science, law and policy.
Before coming to the University of Arizona Miller taught at Emory University School of Law for 17 years, including service as Associate Dean for Research. He served as a visiting professor at Stanford and Duke. Before teaching he served as law clerk to Chief Judge John Godbold of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, as Attorney-Advisor in the Office of Legal Counsel of the U.S. Department of Justice, and as Special Counsel at the Vera Institute of Justice in New York.
Miller, M.L., Missing in Action: A Framework Invasive Species Law, in Invasive Species in A Globalized World (Reuben Keller et al. Eds.) (Chicago U. Press 2015)
Presnall, C., Lopez-Hoffman, L, & Miller, M.L., Adding Ecosystem Services to Environmental Impact Analyses: More Sequins On a 'Bloated Elvis' or Rockin’ Idea? Ecological Economics (2014), doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2014.02.001
Lopez-Hoffman, L., Breshears, D., Allen, C., & Miller, M.L., Key Landscape Ecology Metrics for Assessing Climate Change Adaptation Options: Rate of Change and Patchiness of Impacts, Vol. 4, No. 8. Ecosphere Article 101 (Aug. 2013)
Overpeck, J., Miller, M.L. & Liverman, D., Global Climate Change as a Local Phenomenon, in Navigating Climate Change Policy: The Opportunities of Federalsim (Edella Schlager, Kirsten Engel & Sally Riders, Eds.) (U. Ariz. Press 2011)
Overpeck, J., et. al, Taking Climate Change into Account: A Guidance Document for Judges Adjudicating Water Disputes, 40 Env. L. Rptr 11215 (Dec. 2010).