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Carol Margaret Miller

Evaluator of Religious Studies (IS Program for Professional Students)


As a Sister of Notre Dame, and an educator at USF for twenty-eight years, Professor Miller hopes that her participation in the USF community advances critical thinking and social justice with valued colleagues and students.


  • Logotherapy

Research Areas

  • Dr. Viktor Frankl
  • Logotherapy


  • Evaluator for Religious Studies, USF School of Management
  • Founding member of USF Jesuit Foundation
  • Founding Member of USF Ignatian 19th Annotated Spiritual Exercises
  • Founding Member of USF Lane Center for Catholic Thought


  • GTU - Pacific School of Religion, D.MIN in Religion & Personality Sciences, 1989
  • University of Santa Clara, MA in Pastoral Counseling, 1985
  • University of San Francisco, MA in Education, 1976
  • College of Notre Dame, BA in Social Sciences/Political Sciences, 1967
  • College of Notre Dame, Teacher Credential, 1969
  • University of San Francisco, Administration/Supervision Credential, 1976

Prior Experience

  • Assistant Dean, College of Professional Studies, University of San Francisco
  • Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies and Ethics, University of San Francisco
  • Adjunct Professor of Psychology, College of Notre Dame
  • Director of Education, United Way Centre for Living with Dying
  • Executive Director, Soeurs de Notre Dame, Belgium

Awards & Distinctions

  • Children's Hospital at Stanford - Appreciation Award (1980-2004)

  • University of San Francisco, Teacher Appreciation Award, 2016

  • University of San Francisco, Teacher of the Year, 1985 and 1993

  • College of Notre Dame, Teacher Excellence, 2007

  • University of Santa Clara, Outstanding Alumna, 1999

  • Who's Who in America's Best Teachers, 1998

  • Woman of Honor Award, Notre Dame High School San Jose, 1997

Selected Publications

  • "Japanese Shibui - A Messenger of Peace in Nature, Humanity, and Diplomacy" International Journal of Humanities and Peace, 2006, 22, 1:22-23

  • "For What are We Born to Become?" International Journal of Philosophical Practice, Summer 2005, 2, 3, 1-12.

  • "The Search for Meaning and career Development" Co-authored with George Schultz SJ International Journal of Career Development, Spring 2004, 9,2, 142-152

  • "Manifesting the Noetic Dimension on the Horizon of the 21st Century" Co-authored with George Schultz SJ International Journal of Logotherapy, Spring 2003, 26, 1, 27-29

  • "Dostoevsky, Socrates, Frankl: Of What Do You Speak from a Prison Cell?" International Disputatio Philosophica, January 2003, 1: 187-290.