Steve Miller, Ph.D.

Steve Miller,

Overview

Department: 
School of Liberal Arts » Graduate Kinesiology
School of Liberal Arts » Kinesiology
SMC Email Address: 
Contact Information: 

Office
St. Joseph Hall - 105

Contact:
Phone: 925.631.4970
Fax: 925.631.4965
Email: scmiller@stmarys-ca.edu
Mail: P.O. Box 4500

Education

  • Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1997
  • M.S. University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, 1990
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, 1987

Professional Experience

Teaching Experience:

  • Lecturer - Saint Mary's College of California (1998 - Present)
  • Visiting Lecturer - University of Iowa (1995 - 1995)
  • Lecturer - University of California at Berkeley (1994 - 1999)
  • Lecturer - John F. Kennedy University (1993 - 1997)
  • Lecturer - University of Southern California (1992 - 1998)

Professional Experience:

  • Sport Psychology Consultant - Saint Mary's College of California (1998 - Present)
  • Sport Psychology Consultant - University of California at Berkeley (1992 - 1994)
  • Recreation Director, Supervisor - Treatment Center for Adolescents, Boys and Girls Mental Health Centers (1989 - 1992)

Courses Taught

Regularly Taught:

  • Jan 137: Children and Sport
  • KINES 112: Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • KINES 114: Scoiology of Sport
  • KINES 370: Sport and Exercise Psychology (Grad)

Service

Service:

  • January Term Committee
    (January 2001 - March 2008)
  • Program Director
    (August 1999 - May 2005)

Presentations

Selected Presentations

  • Promoting Moral Education Through Physical Education with At-Risk Youth. Miller, Ph.D., Stephen and Bredemeir, Brenda
    National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
    (January 1998)
  • Promoting Moral Education Through Physical Education with At-Risk Youth. Miller, Ph.D., Stephen and Bredemeir, Brenda
    North American Society for Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity
    (June 1997)
  • Symposium on Character Development in Sport and Physical Activity. Miller, Ph.D., Stephen and Bredemeir, Brenda
    American Moral Education Conference
    (November 1994)
  • Promoting Moral Development via Physical Education: The Golden Gate Project. Miller, Ph.D., Stephen and Bredemeir, Brenda
    John F. Kennedy University Sport Psychology Conference
    (August 1992)
  • Perceptions of Psychological Momentum and their Effect on Performance. Miller, Ph.D., Stephen and Weinberg, Stephen
    Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology
    (October 1990)
  • Perceptions of Success and Failure and How They relate to Post-competition Anxiety and Attributions. Miller, Ph.D., Stephen and Weinberg, Robert
    Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology
    (October 1989)

Publications

  • Miller, Ph.D., Stephen and Bredemeier, B. 1997. Sociomoral Education Through Physical Education With At-Risk Children, Quest, vol. 49, pg.114-129
  • Miller, Ph.D., Stephen and Weinberg, R. 1991. Perceptions of psychological momentum and their effect on performance., The Sport Psychologist, vol. 5, pg.211-222

Interests

Scholarly Interests: 

Interests

  • Athletic and academic identity in intercollegiate athletics

     I am currently researching the impact that participation in intercollegiate athletics has on the student-athlete's academic and athletic identities. A second project explores the types of academic majors chosen by intercollegiate athletes in Division I, II