Melissa Miller

Dr. Melissa L. Miller

Head, Philosophy Library and Associate University Librarian
USC Libraries Hoose Philosophy Library
Office: MHP 202

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Dr. Melissa L. Miller, Associate University Librarian

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USC Academic Senate, Faculty Rights & Responsibilities Committee Member

USC Faculty Fellow, Center for Excellence in Teaching


Head, USC Hoose Library of Philosophy 

Strategic Research and Development  

Humanities I Philosophy I Classics I Religion I Anthropology I Linguistics


Associate Professor of Management in Professional Applications, internships

MMLIS Program, USC Marshall School of Business


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Program Manager - USC Libraries Resource Theme Guides for USC Visions and Voices Events


Dr. Miller is a first-generation college graduate who earned her Doctorate in Educational Psychology, with a Cognitive Science focus (Ed.D.) from USC Rossier School of Education, a Master of Management in Library and Information Science (M.M.L.I.S.) from USC Marshall School of Business, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (B.A.) from USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences which she completed as a non-traditional transfer student from Pasadena City College with two Associate in Arts degrees in Humanities (A.A.) and Social and Behavioral Sciences (A.A.).

  • Master of Heritage Conservation (M.H.C.), School of Architecture, University of Southern California, (expected, May, 2026)
  • Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership (Ed.D.), Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California, (August, 2018).
  • Master of Management in Library and Information Science (M.M.L.I.S.), Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, (December, 2014)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology (B.A.), Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, University of Southern California, (May, 2013)
  • Associate of Arts, Humanities (A.A.), Pasadena City College, (June, 2011)
  • Associate of Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences (A.A.), Pasadena City College, (June, 2011)

Subject Matter Expertise

  • Anthropology
  • Classics
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Religion