Donald E. Miller

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Donald E. Miller "is Firestone Professor of Religion at the University of Southern California and director of the USC School of Religion. He serves as executive director of the Center for Religion and Civic Culture and as director of the School of Religion. He received the Ph.D. degree in Religion (Social Ethics) from USC in 1975. He is the author, co-author or editor of nine books, including Finding Faith: The Spiritual Quest of the Post-Boomer Generation, with Richard Flory, Global Pentecostalism: The New Face of Christian Social Engagement (September 2007), Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope (University of California Press, 2003), GenX Religion (Routledge, 2000), Reinventing American Protestantism (University of California Press, 1997), Survivors: An Oral History of the Armenian Genocide (University of California Press, 1993), Homeless Families: The Struggle for Dignity (University of Illinois Press, 1993), Writing and Research in Religious Studies (Prentice Hall, 1992), and The Case for Liberal Christianity (Harper & Row, 1981). He is completing a co-authored book on immigrant religion in Southern California.

"The emerging focus of his research is on international faith-based NGOs, and involves work in Rwanda, Tanzania, and Armenia. His work with the Association of Orphan Heads of Households contributed to the organization's receipt of The World's Children's Prize for the Rights of the Child given by HRM Queen Silvia of Sweden. He has received major grants from the John Templeton Foundation, Pew Charitable Trusts, the Lilly Endowment, Inc., The James Irvine Foundation, the John Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundation, the California Endowment, California Council for the Humanities, the Tides Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and Fieldstead & Company." [1]

His wife is Lorna Touryan Miller.

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  1. Donald E. Miller, University of Southern California, accessed January 27, 2009.