Daniel Charles Miller

20082020
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Daniel C. Miller is Assistant Professor of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research and teaching focus on international environmental politics and policy. Dr. Miller is especially interested in understanding the conservation and development impacts of international aid in tropical countries and the political factors that shape those impacts. He works in a variety of settings around the world, but has a strong geographic interest in Africa and on forests more generally. Prior to joining the Faculty at Illinois, he was a Senior Forestry Specialist at the Program on Forests at the World Bank. Dr. Miller completed his Ph.D. in the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan and earned undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Political Science at the University of Illinois.

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Research Output 2008 2020

agroforestry
agriculture
climate
fertilizer
smallholder
Malawi
typology
farm
agriculture
climate

A systematic map of evidence on the contribution of forests to poverty alleviation

Cheng, S. H., MacLeod, K., Ahlroth, S., Onder, S., Perge, E., Shyamsundar, P., Rana, P., Garside, R., Kristjanson, P., McKinnon, M. C. & Miller, D. C., Jan 21 2019, In : Environmental Evidence. 8, 1, 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

poverty alleviation
poverty
social capital
Conservation
Productivity

Explaining long-term outcome trajectories in social–ecological systems

Rana, P. & Miller, D. C., Apr 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 4, e0215230.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
trajectories
Trajectories
Demography
vegetation
socioeconomic factors

Forests as pathways to prosperity: Empirical insights and conceptual advances

Miller, D. C. & Hajjar, R., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : World Development. 125, 104647.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

prosperity
poverty
livelihood
Prosperity
Pathway