Haylie L. Miller, Ph.D.
Dr. Haylie L. Miller is an Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan, where she is Director of the Motor & Visual Development Lab.
Dr. Miller graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2006 with a B.A., double-majoring in Psychology and Music. She completed graduate studies in Experimental Psychology at the University of Texas at Arlington, earning an M.S. in 2009, and a Ph.D. in 2012. She completed postdoctoral fellowships focused on sensorimotor functioning in autism at the Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and in the Human Movement Performance Lab at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in the Department of Physical Therapy, where she led the Autism & Developmental Disorders Research team and the Autism Education & Advocacy Group for 5 years.
Dr. Miller studies visual and motor skills across the lifespan in typical development, autism, and other neurodevelopmental conditions. To do this, she uses theories and methods from the fields of psychology, child development, movement science, implementation science, and engineering. Her research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and other foundation and institutional awards totaling over $1.5 mil. Her research is multidisciplinary, drawing on theoretical frameworks and methodologies from the fields of psychology, child development, movement science, implementation science, and engineering.