Dr. Kari Miller serves as the Director of Honors and Scholar Development. In this capacity, she oversees university honors program collaboration, undergraduate research initiatives and prestigious fellowship recruitment for undergraduate students.
Dr. Miller has worked in higher education for several years in global program management and international education, managing university study abroad programming at Dickinson College, George Washington University and American University. In 2009, she earned a Ph.D. in African Studies at Howard. Her dissertation focused on Representations of Black South African Women in the Theatre of Athol Fugard and Zakes Mda.
From 2010-2014, Dr. Miller served as the program lead of the Sub-Saharan Africa unit of the Fulbright U.S. and Visiting Scholar Programs for the Institute of International Education (IIE). She continues to teach and research topics related to African and African-American Studies in literature and film, serving on the adjunct faculty of Trinity Washington University.