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Dr Kelly Miller



Senior Lecturer


Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env


School of Life & Env. Sciences


Melbourne Burwood Campus

+61 3 925 17615


Kelly Miller’s teaching and research focus on the human dimensions of wildlife management and environmental sustainability.

She is currently the Course Director for the Bachelor of Environmental Science (Environmental Management and Sustainability).


Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Science (Honours), Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate Certificate of Higher Education

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Research interests

Kelly Miller's research interests centre around the ‘Human Dimensions’ of wildlife management issues and wildlife-human conflicts. Other interests relate to public and stakeholder participation in environmental management and decision-making, community attitudes towards the environment, and environmental education.

Teaching interests

Social research in environmental science, human dimensions of environmental management/wildlife management, sustainable behaviours and behaviour change, land use planning, environmental impact assessment


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Avian assemblages at bird baths: a comparison of urban and rural bird baths in Australia

Dr Grainne Cleary, Holly Parsons, Adrian Davis, Bill Coleman, Darryl N. Jones, Dr Kelly Miller, Dr Mike Weston

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 1-12, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif,, C1


Community perceptions of orangutan conservation and palm oil in Melbourne, Australia

Miss Sophie Taylor, Dr Kelly Miller, Janine E. McBurnie

(2016), Vol. 73, pp. 255-267, International journal of environmental studies, London, Eng., C1


Environmental sustainability in higher education : What do academics think?

Miss Belinda Christie, Dr Kelly Miller, A/Prof Raylene Cooke, A/Prof John White

(2015), Vol. 21, pp. 655-686, Environmental Education Research, Abingdon, Eng., C1


Do birdwatchers care about bird disturbance?

Dr Mike Weston, Patrick-Jean Guay, Emily R. McLeod, Dr Kelly Miller

(2015), Vol. 28, pp. 305-317, Anthrozoös, Oxford, Eng., C1


Feeding wild birds in gardens: a test of water versus food

Dr Kelly Miller, Miss Veronika Blaszczynski, Dr Mike Weston

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 156-158, Ecological management and restoration, London, Eng., C1


Reshaping the worldview: case studies of faith groups’ approaches to a new Australian land ethic

Dr Justin Lawson, Dr Kelly Miller, A/Prof Geoffrey Wescott

(2015), pp. 273-295, The changing world religion map: sacred places, identities, practices and politics, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, B1


Grassland conservation and the plains-wanderer: A small brown bird makes an effective local flagship

Ms Kyla Johnstone, Dr Kelly Miller, Dr Mark Antos

(2015), Vol. 13, pp. 407-413, Conservation and society, London, Eng., C1


Human dimensions of dog-wildlife interactions

Dr Kelly Miller, Dr Euan Ritchie, Dr Mike Weston

(2014), pp. 286-304, Free-ranging dogs and wildlife conservation, Oxford, England, B1


Environmental sustainability in higher education : how do academics teach?

Dr Belinda Christie, Dr Kelly Miller, A/Prof Raylene Cooke, A/Prof John White

(2013), Vol. 19, pp. 385-414, Environmental education research, Abingdon, Eng., C1


Wildlife gardening and connectedness to nature : engaging the unengaged

Dr Amy Shaw, Dr Kelly Miller, A/Prof Geoffrey Wescott

(2013), Vol. 22, pp. 483-502, Environmental values, Cambridge, England, C1


Student perceptions of environmental management : profiling the future environmental manager

Dr Belinda Christie, Dr Kelly Miller, J Kirkhope

(2013), Vol. 20, pp. 147-160, Australasian journal of environmental management, London, Eng., C1


Do temporary beach closures assist in the conservation of breeding shorebirds on recreational beaches?

Dr Mike Weston, Fiona Dodge, Dr Kelly Miller

(2012), Vol. 18, pp. 47-55, Pacific conservation biology, Baulkham Hills, N. S. W., C1


Hope for resurrecting a functionally extinct parrot or squandered social capital? Landholder attitudes towards the Orange-bellied Parrot (Neophema chrysogaster) in Victoria, Australia

Dr Mike Weston, Dr Kelly Miller, Dr Justin Lawson, Glenn Ehmke

(2012), Vol. 10, pp. 381-385, Conservation and society, Mumbai, India, C1


Towards ecologically meaningful and socially acceptable buffers : response distances of shorebirds in Victoria, Australia, to human disturbance

Ms Hayley Glover, Dr Mike Weston, Dr Grainne Maguire, Dr Kelly Miller, Dr Belinda Christie

(2011), Vol. 103, pp. 326-334, Landscape and urban planning, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1


Green revelations in a country of drought, flood and fire : a case study of Abrahamic faith communities and sustainability

Dr Justin Lawson, Dr Kelly Miller

(2011), pp. 1-15, International journal of environmental studies, Abingdon, U. K., C1


Being beside the seaside : Beach use and preferences among coastal residents of south-eastern Australia

Dr Grainne Maguire, Dr Kelly Miller, Dr Mike Weston, Kirsten Young

(2011), Vol. 54, pp. 781-788, Ocean and Coastal Management, United States, C1


The value of oral history in natural resource management : the Balcombe Estuary Reserve, Mount Martha, Victoria

Melissa Semken, Dr Kelly Miller, Dr Kimberley James

(2011), Vol. 18, pp. 109-122, Australasian journal of environmental management, Oxfordshire, U. K., C1


Community attitudes towards possums in metropolitan Melbourne

Dr Amy Shaw, Dr Kelly Miller, Ian Temby

(2010), Vol. 127, pp. 4-10, The Victorian naturalist, Melbourne, Vic., C1


Human dimensions of wildlife population management in Australasia – history, approaches and directions

Dr Kelly Miller

(2009), Vol. 36, pp. 48-56, Wildlife research, Melbourne, Vic., C1


Towards a set of priorities for bird conservation and research in Australia : the perceptions of ornithologists

Dr Kelly Miller, Dr Mike Weston

(2009), Vol. 109, pp. 67-74, Emu, Collingwood, Vic., C1


Sea search : a community-based citizen science monitoring program for Victoria, Australia, Marine National Parks and Marine Sanctuaries

Dr Anthony Boxshall, Dr Rebecca Koss, A/Prof Geoffrey Wescott, Dr Kelly Miller

(2008), pp. 1-18, Community Development and Ecology : engaging ecological sustainability through community development, Geelong, Vic., E1


Examining the living with possums policy in Victoria, Australia : community knowledge, support and compliance

Dr Amy Shaw, Dr Kelly Miller

(2008), Vol. 14, pp. 169-176, Pacific conservation biology, Chipping Norton, N.S.W, C1


Wholly online learning in environmental science

Dr Kelly Miller

(2007), Vol. 13, pp. 95-103, International journal of learning, Altona, Vic., C1


Ecological and human dimensions of management of feral horses in Australia: a review

Dr Dale Nimmo, Dr Kelly Miller

(2007), Vol. 34, pp. 408-417, Wildlife research, Australia, C1


Managing feral horses in Victoria: a study of community attitudes and perceptions

Dr Dale Nimmo, Dr Kelly Miller, Dr Robyn Adams

(2007), Vol. 8, pp. 237-241, Ecological management & restoration, Carlton, Vic., C1


Gender differences in the perceptions of wildlife management objectives and priorities in Australasia

Dr Kelly Miller, Darryl N. Jones

(2006), Vol. 33, pp. 155-159, Wildlife research, Collingwood, Vic., C1


Understanding student expectations in developing environmental science courses

A/Prof Raylene Cooke, Dr Kelly Miller, A/Prof John White

(2006), Vol. 13, pp. 9-20, International journal of learning, Altona, Vic, C1


Wildlife management in Australasia : perceptions of objectives and priorities

Dr Kelly Miller, Darryl N. Jones

(2005), Vol. 32, pp. 265-272, Wildlife research, Collingwood, Vic., C1


Public and stakeholder values of wildlife in Victoria, Australia

Dr Kelly Miller

(2003), Vol. 30, pp. 465-476, Wildlife research, Collingwood, Vic., C1


Toward incorporating human dimensions information into wildlife management decision-making

Dr Kelly Miller, Dr Tara McGee

(2001), Vol. 6, pp. 205-221, Human dimensions of wildlife, Philadelphia, Pa., C1