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Renita Miller

Renita Miller

Renita Miller is the associate dean of access, diversity and inclusion at Princeton’s Graduate School. In her current position, she recruits, mentors and advises graduate students while also creating and implementing programs that support the success of a diverse and inclusive graduate student community.

Previously Renita was the John B. Madden Dean of Berkeley College and lecturer in the political science department at Yale University. She has served as the director of studies at Princeton’s Forbes College and the director of the Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (PSURE).

Renita was also a research fellow for the Project of Equity, Representation, and Governance at Texas A&M University and the Kinder Institute of Urban Research at Rice University. Her teaching and research focus on understanding the influence of race and representation in political institutions with a particular focus on political rhetoric, deliberation, education policy, and leadership within state legislatures.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Baylor University and her master’s and doctorate in political science from Rice University. Prior to her work in academia, Renita worked as an education policy consultant and pharmaceutical sales representative and trainer.


What Makes You Great? Reframing Your Story and Recognizing Your Success

Friday, October 4

A collaborative session focused on answering the question ‘what makes you great’ and ‘how do we define success at Princeton?’ Session will include facilitated small group discussions.              

J. Nicole Shelton, Stuart Professor of Psychology, Head of Butler College

Tod G. Hamilton, Associate Professor of Sociology and Faculty Associate of the Office of Population Research
Beth Lew-Williams
, Associate Professor of History
Shawn Maxam, Assistant Director for Diversity and Inclusion, Office of the Provost
Renita Miller, Associate Dean of Access, Diversity and Inclusion in the Graduate School
Lisa Scalice, Senior Department Manager, Physics