David C. Miller
David C. Miller is a managing researcher and has worked at AIR since 1999. Dr. Miller specializes in comparative and international education research, including the analysis of data from international large-scale assessments. Since 2007 he has served as project director of a team providing research and technical support to staff in the International Assessment Branch at the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), U.S. Department of Education. He has written or co-written more than 50 peer reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers. He has published findings from studies including the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS), the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), and the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88). He has taught courses in educational psychology and lifespan human development, and has served as an instructor at professional development and training workshops held nationally and internationally to train people how to do research using international databases and related web tools.
Prior to his work on international studies, Dr. Miller managed a research team that did analyses with longitudinal databases and managed a team of technical reviewers responsible for the comprehensive review of statistical reports prior to publication by NCES.