Adjunct Professorial Lecturer
School of International Service
Doctorate in International Relations-Oxford University (2014) Master of Science in Forced Migration-Oxford University (2009) Master of Arts in the Social Sciences-University of Chicago (2005) Bachelor or Arts in History, Spanish and International Studies-Valparaiso University (2004)
Spanish, basic French
Sarah Deardorff Miller is adjunct faculty with the Master of Arts in International Relations online program. She teaches sections of "International Studies: History, Theory and Practice" (SISG-760).
Miller received her doctorate in international relations at Oxford University in 2014. She also has a master's degree in forced migration from Oxford (2009), a master's degree in social sciences from the University of Chicago (2005), and a bachelor's degree in history, Spanish and international service from Valparaiso University (2004). Among various honors and awards, she was a Weidenfeld Scholar at Oxford in 2008-2009.
Miller's research interests include the politics of forced migration, protracted refugee situations, international humanitarian organizations, and global governance. She has worked with various NGOs overseas and in the U.S., and has worked and published with think tanks and research institutions in the U.S. and Europe. In 2015 she was a Franklin Fellow at the Department of State. She continues to consult, research and write on refugee/IDP-related issues.
Miller is originally from the Chicago suburbs, and now lives in the Washington, D.C. area with her husband, daughter and two dogs.