David B. Miller, PhD

Associate Professor
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
International Education Programs
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

David B. Miller, PhD, is an associate professor at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University and serves as the Director of the International Education Program. Dr. Miller’s current research focus is on the health status of African American males. Specifically, he is currently investigating the awareness and knowledge of African American males regarding prostate cancer; and effects of chronic stress on adolescents and young adults.

Curriculum Vitae
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Teaching Information

Courses Taught

SSWM 586. Race and Class: Implications for Social Work


Recent Publications

Chatterjee, P., Miller, D. B., & Chatterjee, M. A. (In press). Visions of health policy: A comparative case study of seven modern nations. Social Development Issues.

Miller, D. B., & Hokenstad, T.. (2014) Rolling Downhill:  Effects of austerity on local government social services in the United States. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 41(2), 93-108.

Munson, M. R., Lee, B., Miller, D. B., Cole, A., & Nedelcu, C. (2013). Emerging adulthood among former system youth: The ideal versus the real. Children and Youth Services Review, 35(6), 923-929.

Roberts, A. R., Miller, D. B., & Hokenstad, Jr., M. C. (2012).  Long term care insurance beyond the CLASS program. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare Vol. 39, No. 3 (September 2012), 85-109.

Miller, D. B., & Bennett, M. D. (2011). Challenges, disparities and experiences of African American males. Research on Social Work Practice, 21(3), 265–268.

Tobin, C., Miller, D. B., & Boas, M. (2011). Cuyahoga Board of County Commissioners: Strong start for Cuyahoga’s families. "The impact of health marriage programs on low-income couples and families: Program perspectives from across the United States" (pp. 41–50). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Richardson, R., & Miller, D. B. (2011). Predicting the use of learner-centered instructional methods by undergraduate social work faculty. Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, 16(2), 115–130.


Recent Presentations

Smalling, S., & Miller, D. B. (November, 2012). American Indians and social work education: Addressing issues of recruitment and retention. Poster presented at the Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, Washington, DC.


Doctor of Philosophy
University of Pittsburgh
Master of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh
Master of Social Work
University of South Carolina
Bachelor of Social Work
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Additional Information


  • Health (Chair)
  • Children, Youth, and Families
  • Community Practice for Social Change
  • Masters of Nonprofit Organizations

Community Connections

City of South Euclid, Ohio
Dr. David B. Miller – Council President (At-Large)

Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development

In the News

David B. Miller selected to receive the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award for Social Work Education
by Ann Blackman on August 8, 2018

Miller Studies Prostate Cancer Awareness and Screening Options Among Minority Men
by Mandel School on April 13, 2017

Dr. David Miller Colloquium: “Soul-to-Seoul: Sights & Sounds from the Land of the Morning Calm. And What is a Tuk-Tuk?”
by Admin on February 17, 2017