Awards & Honors

  • Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2017
  • Miller and Cohen (2001) identified as the 5th most-cited paper in Neuroscience (Yeung et al., 2017)
  • Paul and Lilah Newton Brain Science Award, 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
  • Antzoulatos and Miller (2014) selected as one of Neuron’s best papers of 2014-2015
  • 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
  • Elected 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, 2001
  • Society for Neuroscience Young Investigator Award, 2000
  • National Academy of Sciences Troland Research Award, 2000
  • Tenured at MIT two years ahead of schedule, 1999
  • 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