Laurie Miller

Laurie MillerLaurie Miller spent more than two decades as a newspaper journalist before becoming an educator.

Awarded a full-tuition scholarship from the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association, she earned her bachelor's degree in journalism and communications at Point Park College in Pittsburgh; she later returned to Point Park University for her master's degree. She worked as a newspaper reporter, photographer and editor before earning her doctorate in English literary criticism at IUP.

Miller, who has taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, brings her professional and academic experience into the classroom, where she engages students in hands-on, skills-based instruction in journalistic principles and practices.

Miller is a member of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and its Newspaper and Online News Division. She is also a member of the American Copy Editors Society.

A bicycling enthusiast, Miller is a member of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and the Yough River Trail Council. She also enjoys swimming and kayaking.

Fall 2020 Office Hours

  • Monday/Wednesday: 1:15-3:15 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00-9:00 a.m.
  • And by appointment