Dr. Kathy Miller came to Concordia in Fall of 1999. After completing her Ph.D., Miller taught at Purdue as a visiting professor and advised history and pre-law students for two years. She is the pre-law advisor at Concordia and also advises pre-social work, behavioral science, and criminal justice students.
Miller teaches criminal justice, sociology, social policy, social theory, cultural anthropology, criminology and introduction to sociology and social work courses at Concordia. Miller has also developed courses such as special topics in criminology and introduction to criminal justice. She also serves as the co-faculty advisor for both the Law and Justice Club and Alpha Phi Sigma, the Criminal Justice Honor Society chapter on campus. Miller advises students who are interested in attending law school and she has taught training courses for the Law School Admittance Test, in addition to being a pre-law school advisor for more than 20 years.
Miller also advises students who are interested in a career in law enforcement, corrections and social services. She earned her bachelor of arts in life science from Drake University, her master of arts in American studies and sociology from Purdue University and her Ph.D. in American studies and sociology from Purdue University.
Dr. Kathy Miller's Academic Programs
In Concordia’s behavioral science program, you will study a combination of sociology, psychology and other social sciences to examine complex problems of human interaction and behavior. With this degree, you will gain skills that can be applied in many professions that require an understanding of people and their interactions from individual, group and societal levels.
A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice will allow you to study and become an expert in the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, courts and corrections. Through the criminal justice program at Concordia Nebraska, you’ll learn to use scientific perspectives and methodologies to examine society’s response to crime in local communities and around the world.
Concordia University, Nebraska’s pre-social work program is designed to prepare you for success in graduate school and your eventual career in social work.
The bachelor’s degree in psychology at Concordia is ideal for students seeking a strong theoretical foundation in the field of psychology. Offering a diverse psychology curriculum, Concordia Nebraska’s psychology professors use approaches that range from the scientific to philosophical and the experimental to the theoretical.
In Concordia University, Nebraska’s pre-law program, you’ll receive a broad foundation in critical thinking, oral and written communication and general research skills at a rigorous academic level, to prepare you to succeed at the law school of your choice and ultimately find your career in the legal profession.