Awards & Honors

Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2017

Goldman-Rakic Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Cognitive Neuroscience, 2016

Commencement Address, Kent State University, 2016

Elected to the Memory Disorders Research Society, 2016

Professional Achievement Award, Kent State University Alumni Association, 2015

Amar G. Bose Research Fellow, 2014

Distinguished Member, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, 2013

Biomed Distinguished Lecturer, University of Leuven, 2011

MERIT Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 2010

A.J. Carlson Memorial Lecture, University of Chicago, 2009

“An Integrative Theory of Prefrontal Cortex Function” (Miller and Cohen, 2001) designated a Current Classic by Thomson Scientific as among the most cited papers in the field of Neuroscience and Behavior, 2008

Mathilde Solowey Award in the Neurosciences, 2007

Jeffrey Lecture in Cognitive Neuroscience, UCLA, 2007

Elected to the International Neuropsychological Symposium, 2006

Grass Lecture, University of Illinois, 2006

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2005

Fred Attneave Memorial Lecture, University of Oregon, 2004

Picower Professorship (endowed chair), 2003

Elected to the International Society for Behavioral Neuroscience, 2002

Society for Neuroscience Young Investigator Award, 2000

National Academy of Sciences Troland Research Award, 2000

Class of 1956 Career Development Professorship (endowed chair), 1999

John Merck Scholar Award, 1998

Pew Scholar Award, 1996

McKnight Scholar Award, 1996

Whitehall Foundation Fellowship, 1996

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 1996

National Research Service Award Predoctoral Fellowship, 1987

National Institutes of Health Predoctoral Training Fellowship, 1986

Graduate summa cum laude with honors, Kent State University, 1985

Phi Beta Kappa, 1985