Awards & Honors

2017

  • Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Miller and Cohen (2001) identified as the 5th most-cited paper in Neuroscience (Yeung et al., 2017 Front. Hum. Neurosci., 21 July 2017)
  • Paul and Lilah Newton Brain Science Award

2016

  • Goldman-Rakic Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Commencement Address, Kent State University
  • Elected to the Memory Disorders Research Society

2015

  • Professional Achievement Award, Kent State University Alumni Association

2014

  • Amar G. Bose Research Fellow

2013

  • Distinguished Member, National Society of Collegiate Scholars

2011

  • Biomed Distinguished Lecturer, University of Leuven

2010

  • MERIT Award, National Institute of Mental Health

2009

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

2008

  • “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

2007

  • Mathilde Solowey Award in the Neurosciences
  • Jeffrey Lecture in Cognitive Neuroscience, UCLA

2006

  • Elected to the International Neuropsychological Symposium
  • Grass Lecture, University of Illinois

2005

  • Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science

2004

  • Fred Attneave Memorial Lecture, University of Oregon

2003

  • Picower Professorship (endowed chair)

2002

  • Elected to the International Society for Behavioral Neuroscience

2000

  • Society for Neuroscience Young Investigator Award
  • National Academy of Sciences Troland Research Award

1999

  • Class of 1956 Career Development Professorship (endowed chair)

1998

  • John Merck Scholar Award

1996

  • Pew Scholar Award
  • McKnight Scholar Award
  • Whitehall Foundation Fellowship
  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

1987

  • National Research Service Award Predoctoral Fellowship

1986

  • National Institutes of Health Predoctoral Training Fellowship

1985

  • Graduate summa cum laude with honors, Kent State University
  • Phi Beta Kappa