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Washington State University
College of Education

Darcy Miller


Darcy Miller


Special Education
Pullman Campus
Cleveland Hall 344
Pullman, WA  99164


Vita Darcy Miller


Research Interests

Darcy Miller’s research has been focused on special education issues and policies, including culturally responsive IEPs, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, teacher education, and behavior/emotional disorders in children and adolescents.

Teaching/Professional Interests

Dr. Miller’s professional teaching focus is in special education and general education. Specifically, she has taught graduate and undergraduate special education courses in inclusion, assessment, introduction to special education, classroom management, effective instruction, legal issues, secondary and transition strategies, and reading. Miller also teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in research in education, classroom management, learning theories, and assessment. Dr. Miller collaborates with other universities on preparing special education directors and on studying the preparation/support of special education teachers.

Recent Accomplishments

  • Alabbas, N. & Miller, D. (Under Review). Challenges and assistive technology during typical
    routines: Perspectives of caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and
    other disabilities. International Journal of Disability, Development, and Education.
  • Lamb, R., Miller, D., Schmitter-Edgecombe, M., Firestone, J., & McMahon, D. (In Revision).
    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and cognitive function in children and adolescents a
    meta-analysis and computational model. Child Development.
  • Scheef, A. R., Barrio, B. L., Poppen, M. I., McMahon, D., & Miller, D. (In Press). Exploring
    barriers for facilitating work experience opportunities for students with intellectual
    disabilities enrolled in post-secondary education programs. Journal of Postsecondary
    Education and Disability.
  • Barrio, B.L., Miller, D., Ojeme, C.O., & Tamakloe, D. (In Press). Teachers’ and parents’
    knowledge about disabilities and inclusion in Nigeria. International Journal of Special
    Needs Education.
  • Barrio, B.L., Miller, D., Hsaio, Y-J., Dunn, M., Petersen, S., Hollingshead, A., & Banks, S.
    (2017). Cultural considerations for the Individualized Education
    Programming. Intervention in School and Clinic, 33(2).

Educational Background

  • PhD Special Education, University of Wisconsin, 1986
  • MA Special Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1983
  • BS Special Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1976