Stephen R. Miller joined the faculty of the University of Idaho College of Law in 2011. Prof. Miller’s academic works have been published by or are forthcoming from Cambridge University Press, the Harvard Environmental Law Review, the Harvard Journal on Legislation, and a number of other law reviews and professional journals. His article, “Legal Neighborhoods,” was selected to be reprinted in the Land Use and Environmental Law Review, an annual, peer-selected compendium of the ten best land use and environmental law articles of the year. He has been named Faculty Advisor of the Year by the Idaho Law Review and also received the Alumni Award for Faculty Excellence. Prof. Miller can also be found at Land Use Prof Blog and @LandUseProf.

Prof. is the director of the College of Law’s Economic Development Clinic. In 2015, the Clinic released Funding Conservation in Idaho: A Survey of Federal, State & Local Resources Assisting Conservation on Private Lands, which was a first-of-its-kind collaboration with the Idaho Coalition of Land Trusts. The Clinic helped bring New Markets Tax Credits to Idaho, which has funded over $60 million in investment in low income communities throughout the state. At present, the Clinic is working with Prof. Miller in his role as principal investigator on a 3-year, $300,000 grant from the U.S. Forest Service and the Idaho Department of Lands to develop legal and code-based strategies to reduce the impact of wildfire on the built environment.

Prof. Miller received his undergraduate degree from Brown University, a master’s degree in city and regional planning from the University of California, Berkeley, and his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law. Prof. Miller is a commissioner on the Boise City Planning and Zoning Commission and serves on the advisory boards of the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute and the Land Use Law Center at Pace Law School.