Laurence Miller

Assistant Professor

Laurence Miller

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Psychological Sciences

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

  • (706) 729-2451
  • SCI E1023

Education

  • Ph.D., Psychology, General University of North Carolina -, 2010

  • MA, Psychology, General University of North Carolina a, 2005

Awards & Honors

  • Scholarly Activity Award Augusta University Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence, 2015

  • Certificate of Appreciation of CURS Summer Scholars Mentor Augusta University Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, 2015

  • Certificate of Appreciation for Phi Kappa Phi Student Research and Fine Arts Conference Judge Augusta University Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, 2015

  • Scholarly Activity Award Augusta University Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence, 2015

  • Virginia Commonwealth University Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology Outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow 2014

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PSYC 3180

    Drugs & Behavior
  • HONR 4000H

    Honors Thesis
  • PSYC 3122

    Research Methods
  • CURS 3990

    Undergrad Research II
  • CURS 4990

    Undergrad Research III
  • PSYC 4165

    Learning Principles & Apps
  • PSYC 6165

    Learning Principles & Apps

Teaching Interests

Research Methods

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Effects of ketoprofen, morphine, and kappa opioids on pain-related depression of nesting in mice, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Effects of Repeated Morphine on Intracranial Self-Stimulation in Rats in the Absence or Presence of a Noxious Pain Stimulus, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Effects of the triple monoamine uptake inhibitor amitifadine on pain-depressed behavior and nucleus accumbens dopamine release in rats, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Intracranial self-stimulation to evaluate abuse potential of drugs, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Effects of alterations in cannabinoid signaling, alone and in combination with morphine, on pain-elicited and pain-suppressed behavior in mice, 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Behavioral Pharmacology, Pain, Drug Abuse

Department Service

  • Undergraduate Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Chair Search Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Departmental Space Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Graduate Curriculum Committee 2014 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Search Committee 2014 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • College of Science and Mathematics Faculty Development Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • College of Science and Mathematics Faculty Development Committee 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Library Advisory Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • CURS Summer Scholars Program Review Panel 2016 - Present

    Role: Grant Proposal Reviewer, Internal
  • Augusta University Undergraduate Research Journal: Arsenal 2015 - Present

    Role: Faculty Mentor
  • Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Advisory Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • College of Science and Mathematics Honors Ceremony 2017

    Role: Attendee, Award Ceremony

Professional Service

  • Behavioral Pharmacology 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Pharmacological Research 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Psychopharmacology 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • NIDA Institutional Training Grant Seminar Series 2012 - 2013

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Grovetown High School Senior Project Mentor 2015 - Present

    Role: Other