Jessica A. Miller


PhD, Rural Sociology and Demography, The Pennsylvania State University Expected 2024 

MS, Quantitative Methods in the Social Science, Demography, CUNY Graduate Center     2020 

BA, International and Liberal Studies, Middle East, Ramapo College of New Jersey     2017 

AS, Environmental Science, SUNY Rockland Community College     2013 


Jessica A. Miller is a Ph.D. student of rural sociology and demography and a graduate research assistant at the Population Research Institute at Pennsylvania State University.  She holds a master's degree from the City University of New York Graduate Center in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences with a concentration in demography and has expertise in socio-spatial analysis.  Jessica’s research on focuses environmental and spatial demography, specifically, the role that human-environmental interaction plays in migration processes.   

Contact information:, Department of Agriculture Economic, Sociology, and Education, Pennsylvania State University