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Elroy Miller

DEPARTMENT: Emeriti

POSITION: Professor Emeriti

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | n/a

PHONE: (540) 432-4445

EMAIL: millere@emu.edu

Elroy Miller grew up in a large Mennonite family on a dairy farm in Goshen, Ind. After voluntary service in Costa Rica in 1968-70, he studied social work and sociology in college and graduate school. He practiced clinical social work in family service/mental health agencies and taught at Malone College and Eastern Mennonite University. He thoroughly enjoys teaching and volunteering in church and community. He maintains a limited practice with couples and with perpetrators of domestic violence. Elroy has been married since 1973 to Linda, a nurse, and has two adult sons. He enjoys golfing and motorcycling.

Education

B.S., Eastern Mennonite College (1975)
M.S.W., University of Southern Mississippi (1977)

Publications

  • Miller, E.J. primary writer, (2013). Self-Study for Reaffirmation of the Social Work Program, Volume I, Council of Social Work Education, Washington, DC.
  • Miller, E.J. primary writer, (2005). Self-Study for Reaffirmation of the Social Work Program, Volume I, Council of Social Work Education, Washington, DC.
  • Miller, E.J. primary writer, (1997). Self-Study for Reaffirmation of the Social Work Program, Volume I, Council of Social Work Education, Washington, DC.
  • Waltman, G.H., Czarnecki, J.C. and Miller, E.J. (1991, January). The Rural Branch Office: Planning, Marketing, Commitment. Families in Society, pp 45-50.

Scholarly Presentations and Abstracts

  • (2008, October). Presented with Nickels, S., NewBridges. Emerging Immigrant Dilemmas, Personal and Legal: A Harrisonburg Story of Response and Agency Advocacy. Rally in the Valley, Massanetta Springs Conference Center, Harrisonburg, VA (Invited).
  • (2007, Fall). Presented with Myers, A., JMU and Ford, K., JMU. Connectivity and Mutual Program Support between Academic Social Work Programs and Local Departments of Social Services. Virginia League of Social Service Executives, 2007 Fall Conference, Harrisonburg, VA (Invited).
  • (2004, June). Taught Conflictology in Social Work, a three semester-hour, two-week course. Russian-American Christian University, Moscow, Russia (Invited).
  • (2002, October). Presented with Livingston, A (student). In the Aftermath of 9/11:Interventions in New York City. Rally in the Valley, Massanetta Springs Conference Center, Harrisonburg, VA (Invited).
  • (2002, March). Presented with Houser, W. & Ressler, D. (students). Christ in the Midst of Crisis: Social Work at Ground Zero. Social Work Department of Eastern University, Colloquium, St. Davids, PA (Invited).
  • (2001, June). Presented with Ford, K. Rural Perspectives on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Student and Faculty Research. Policy conference, The College of Social Work, University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC (Invited).