Timothy Miller

Professor, Religious Studies
Primary office:
785-864-7263
Smith Hall
Room 11


History of intentional communities in America; American religious history; new and alternative religious movements in the United States; religion in Kansas

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Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1973

Timothy Miller's major research focus is the history of intentional communities in America, especially in the twentieth century. For his work in this area, Professor Miller has been recognized by the Communal Studies Association as a distinguished scholar. Additional areas of research interest include American religious history, new and alternative religious movements in the United States, and religion in Kansas. Professor Miller also coordinates the Religion in Kansas Oral History Project. His most recent publications include The Encyclopedic Guide to American Intentional Communities (Richard Couper Press), Spiritual and Visionary Communities:  Out to Save the World (Ashgate Publishing), the second edition of The Hippies and American Values (University of Tennessee Press), and the second edition of Following In His Steps: A Biography of Charles M. Sheldon (University of Tennessee Press).