About the Dean
Dr. Larry Miller, Dean of the School of Education and Charter Schools
Larry Miller is the Dean of the School of Education, Charter Schools and Dual Enrollment at Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW). He holds appointments as a Research Affiliate at the University of Washington’s Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) and Georgetown University's Edunomics Lab. He is an active consultant to the National Center on Innovation in Education at the University of Kentucky. His current school finance research agenda includes a study of a new approach to financing competency-based education, and an early childhood education cost study focused on southwest Florida. His research has been cited by Wired magazine, Politico, Ed Week, and the Hechinger Report, his editorials have appeared in USA Today, the Detroit Free Press, the Seattle Times, and The Record, and his research has appeared in Public Budgeting and Finance, Municipal Finance Journal, Educational Policy and Developments in Education Finance.
Dr. Miller holds a PhD in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University with specializations in public finance and budgeting, and social policy. In 2009 the Association of Education Finance and Policy awarded his dissertation proposal with the New Scholar Award. His dissertation won the 2010 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. His BS and MBA were earned from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he was also a scholar athlete on the football team.