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Avery Miller

Academic Affairs Coordinator, Research


Avery Miller started her career at UT in Spring 2019 and joined Honors & Scholars in August 2020 as the Academic Affairs Coordinator for Research.  She has had diverse roles in higher education, including collaborating with tenure-track faculty to complete their research and academic agenda, guiding students through the research process, and working as an academic advocate and coach.  Avery employs a multi-pronged, holistic approach to student success.  She currently serves as the campus Advisor for UTK’s chapter of Tau Sigma National Honor Society and seeks to create a community of trust and belonging among scholars. 

Her main responsibilities include:

  • Coaching scholars on involvement in undergraduate research and working with them on individualized plans for completing their honors thesis/capstone
  • Developing and managing processes for honors capstone/thesis
  • Recruiting faculty for and overseeing the implementation of honors interdisciplinary general education courses

Gallup Strengths: Learner, Developer, Strategic, Individualization, Restorative


Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology with a Concentration in Human Development and Learning Sciences, Texas Tech University

Master of Education in Educational Psychology, Texas Tech University

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Florida Atlantic University

Associate of Arts in Biology, Broward Community College

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