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Geoffrey P. Miller

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J.D., Columbia Law School, 1978
BA (Philosophy), Princeton University, magna cum laude, 1973
A.B., Princeton University, 1973

Geoffrey P. Miller is an author or editor of ten books and more than 200 articles in the fields of financial institutions, contract law, corporate and securities law, constitutional law, civil procedure, legal history, jurisprudence, and ancient law. He has taught a wide range of subjects including law and economics,corporations, compliance and risk management, property, regulation of financial institutions, land development, securities law, the legal profession, and legal theory. Miller received his B.A. magna cum laude from Princeton in 1973 and his J.D. from Columbia in 1978, where he was a Stone Scholar and editor-in-chief of the Columbia Law Review. He clerked for Judge Carl McGowan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Justice Byron White of the U.S. Supreme Court. After two years as an attorney adviser at the Office of Legal Counsel of the U.S. Department of Justice and one year with a Washington, D.C., law firm, he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School in 1983 and NYU School of Law in 1995. 

Miller has been a visiting professor or visiting scholar at Columbia University, Harvard University, University of Minnesota, University of Basel (Switzerland), University of Genoa (Italy), Collegio Carlo Alberto (Italy), Study Center Gerzensee (Switzerland), Vanderbilt University, University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), University of Frankfurt (Germany), University of Sydney (Australia), University of Auckland (New Zealand), and the Bank of Japan. Miller is a founder of the Society for Empirical Legal Studies, a scholarly organization devoted to promoting statistical and other empirical techniques in the study of legal institutions. 

He is founder and director of NYU School of Law's Center for Financial Institutions, co-director of NYU's Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, co-convener of the Global Economic Policy Forum, a member of the board of directors of State Farm Bank, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.