Michele Elaine Miller

Graduate School
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Education History: 

12/2021 Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, OH

05/2016 Masters of Science in Microbiology and Immunology, Wright State University, Dayton, OH

05/2016 Certificate in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense, Wright State University, Dayton, OH




M&I 2200 Lab GTA - Microbiology of the Human Environment

BIO 1070 Lab GTA - Health and Disease

BIO 3120 Lab GTA - General Microbiology

Research statement: 

I believe that knowing what the general population does and does not know about a pathogen and their motivation behind taking precautions against certain pathogens are an important part of helping prevent epidemics and pandemics. I believe health care professionals can use this information to better inform the public and to better motivate them to take the necessary precautions against pathogens. 

My current work is to find what college students know about Zika, what misconceptions they have, what precautions they are willing to take and why, and what the world is tweeting about Zika.




Romine, W. L., Miller, M. E., Knese, S. A., & Folk, W. R. (2016). Multilevel Assessment of Middle School Students' Interest in the Health Sciences: Development and Validation of a New Measurement Tool. CBE-Life Sciences Education, doi: 10.1187.


08/2016 Student Success Symposium, Wright State University, Dayton, OH.

04/2016 NARST International Conference, Baltimore, MD 


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