Stephen Robert Miller
Stephen Robert Miller is an award-winning environmental journalist and previous Ted Scripps Fellow at the University of Colorado, where he currently teaches feature writing. His articles on climate change, adaptation, conservation, and environmental justice have appeared in National Geographic, Discover, Sierra Magazine, Huffington Post, The Guardian, Pacific Standard, High Country News, and others. He has reported on the transition to renewables among Native tribes in Arctic Alaska, the Indigenous resistance to fossil fuel pipeline development in British Columbia, the political battles among farmers and cities in the Arizona desert, and the worst dengue fever epidemic in Bangladeshi history.
Previously, Stephen was a senior editor at YES! Magazine, where he covered climate change and environmental justice, and the editor in chief of the Capitol Hill Times in downtown Seattle. His writing and editing have received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Native American Journalism Association, and Washington Newspaper Publishers Association. He has spoken on journalism panels and has been interviewed on radio stations and podcasts across the nation.
In a previous life, Stephen fronted Jetlag, a folk rock band that toured the American West, performing to crowds of thousands and occasionally appearing on TV. He studied journalism at the University of Arizona and now lives in Longmont, Colorado, with his fiancée and an old motorcycle.