Laurence Miller

Assistant Professor

Laurence Miller

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Psychological Sciences

Administration

The Graduate School

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 4165

    Learning Principles & Apps
  • PSYC 6165

    Learning Principles & Apps
  • PSYC 3122

    Research Methods
  • PSYC 4990

    Undergraduate Research
  • PSYC 4950

    Selected Topics: Cyberpysch: The Mind Online
  • PSYC 6950

    Special Topics: Cyberpsych: The Mind Online
  • PSYC 6980

    Research Internship
  • CURS 4990

    Undergrad Research III

Teaching Interests

Research Methods

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Di-N-Octylphthalate Acts as a Proliferative Agent in Murine Cell Hepatocytes by Regulating the Levels of EGF, TGF-β and pro-Apoptotic Proteins, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • 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

Research Interests

Behavioral Pharmacology, Pain, Drug Abuse

Department Service

  • Undergraduate Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Departmental Space Committee 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Chair Search Committee 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Workshop Defining and Assessing Student Learning Outcomes 2017

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Chair Search Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • New College of Science and Mathematics Building Advisory Group: Psychological Sciences 2017 - 2018

  • New College of Science and Mathematics Building Advisory Group: Research 2017 - 2018

  • College of Science and Mathematics Faculty Development Committee 2017 - 2018

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

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • 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
  • Faculty Reviewer for the Arsenal 2018

    Role: Mentor
  • Library Advisory Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Chair

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