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Dr. Alex Miller

Alex MillerWilliam B. Stokely Chair in Management and Director, Consortium for Social Enterprise Effectiveness

418 Stokely Management Center
Phone: (865) 974-1733

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Alex Miller is The William B. Stokely Chair of Business in the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business, and the Pro2Serve Director of the Consortium for Social Enterprise.  Previously, he served the school for a decade in a variety of associate dean roles.

Alex has also worked as a consultant for more than 100 firms, ranging from small service nonprofits to Fortune 500 global manufacturing firms.  He has written three books, and numerous journal articles, and he has won six teaching-service awards. He has been the principal investigator on research contracts with a cumulative value of more than $15 million dollars.  He was recently invited to join the National Academies where he serves on its Air Force Studies Board.  He also serves on several corporate and civic boards of directors, including most notably, as the founding board chair of the Alliance for Better Nonprofits.

Alex holds a PhD from the University of Washington in Seattle, an MBA from Dartmouth College, and a BS from Tennessee Technological University.  He has also taken additional course work at Cal Tech, Dartmouth, Harvard, MIT, Indiana, and Northwestern. 

Alex is a seventh generation East Tennessee farmer.  For his leadership in agriculture, he has been recognized as Tennessee Cattleman of the Year, and won awards for environmental conservation.  He is an IFR-rated pilot and formerly a nationally competitive ultra-endurance cyclist.  Presently, he trains border collies as cattle dogs, and enjoys sailing, adventure travel by motorcycle, and time spent with his grandchildren on the farm.


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