John Miller

Chair, Science Steering Committee, External Professor

John H. Miller received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan in 1988. He then joined the Santa Fe Institute as their first post doctoral fellow, followed by an appointment in the Department of Social and Decision Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University, where he served as Department Head from 2002 to 2014 and is currently Professor of Economics and Social Science. His research interests are in complex adaptive social systems and behavioral economics.  He currently serves as the chair of the Science Steering Committee at the Santa Fe Institute. He was born and raised in Denver, Colorado---the fourth generation of a family of ranchers. Further information on his academic activities can be found here

Primary Institution: Carnegie Mellon University

Role/Title: Professor of Economics and Social Science

Topics of Interest: Agent-based Modeling - AI/Machine Learning - Behavior - Biology - Economics - Evolution - Finance - Psychology - Risk & Uncertainty - Social Science - Strategy/Decision Making - Complex Adaptive Social Systems

When and how you first got involved with SFI: SFI's first postdoc in 1988