Staff profile - Kelly Miller

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Dr Kelly Miller

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env
Department: School of Life & Env. Sciences
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 925 17615 +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


Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand

Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability

Australian Association for 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


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.



Selected publications:

Christie, B.A., Miller, K.K. and Kirkhope, J. (2013) Student perceptions of environmental management : profiling the future environmental manager, Australasian journal of environmental management, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 147-160, Taylor & Francis, London, England

Miller, Kelly K., Ritchie, Euan G. and Weston, Michael A. (2014) Human dimensions of dog-wildlife interactions, in Gomper, Matthew. E. (eds), Free-ranging dogs and wildlife conservation, pp. 286-304, Oxford University Press, Oxford, England

Miller, Kelly K. (2009) Human dimensions of wildlife population management in Australasia – history, approaches and directions, Wildlife research, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 48-56, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, Vic.

Miller, Kelly K. and Weston, Michael A. (2009) Towards a set of priorities for bird conservation and research in Australia : the perceptions of ornithologists, Emu, vol. 109, no. 1, pp. 67-74, CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Vic.

Semken, M., Miller, K. K. and James, K. (2011) The value of oral history in natural resource management : the Balcombe Estuary Reserve, Mount Martha, Victoria, Australasian journal of environmental management, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 109-122, Taylor & Francis Ltd., Oxfordshire, U. K.

Shaw, Amy, Miller, Kelly and Wescott, Geoff (2013) Wildlife gardening and connectedness to nature : engaging the unengaged, Environmental values, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 483-502, White Horse Press, Cambridge, England.

Weston, Michael A., Miller, Kelly K., Lawson, Justin and Ehmke, Glenn C. (2012) Hope for resurrecting a functionally extinct parrot or squandered social capital? Landholder attitudes towards the Orange-bellied Parrot (Neophema chrysogaster) in Victoria, Australia, Conservation and society, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 381-385, Medknow Publications and Media, Mumbai, India.

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