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Diane Miller PhD
Joined Seton Hill
2012
Hometown
New Castle, PA
Contact Info
dmiller@setonhill.edu

Education

  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA), 2010
  • BS, Franklin & Marshall College (Lancaster, PA), 2003

Publications

  • D. A. C. Czegan, D. M. Miller, and J. Kabrhel. Infusing the Liberal Arts Mission Across Chemistry Curricula and Beyond. In Liberal Arts Strategies for the Chemistry Classroom; K. D. Kloepper and G. L. Crawford, Eds.; ACS Symposium Series 1266; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2017; pp 27–43.
  • D. M. Miller and D. A. Chengelis Czegan. “Integrating the liberal arts and chemistry: A series of general chemistry assignments to develop science literacy.” J. Chem. Educ., 2016, 93 (5), pp 864–869.
  • J. Fornsaglio and D. Miller. Writing in Chemistry. Apple iBook (2015).
  • D. M. Miller, J. W. Young, P. J. Morgan, and D. W. Pratt, “High resolution electronic spectroscopy of 9-fluorenemethanol in the gas phase: New insights into the properties of p-hydrogen bonds,” J. Chem. Phys., 2010, 133, 124312.
  • D. M. Miller, P. J. Morgan, and D. W. Pratt, “On the electric dipole moments of asymmetric tops: Measurement by high-resolution electronic spectroscopy in the gas phase,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2009, 113 (25), pp 6964–6970.
  • D. M. Mitchell, P. J. Morgan, and D. W. Pratt, “Push-pull molecules in the gas phase: Stark-effect measurements of the permanent dipole moments of p-aminobenzoic acid in its ground and electronically excited states,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2008, 112 (49), pp 12597–12601.
  • P. J. Morgan, D. M. Mitchell, and D. W. Pratt, “High resolution electronic spectroscopy of p-vinylphenol in the gas phase,” Chem. Phys., 2008, 347, pp 340–345.
  • T. M. Selby, J. R. Clarkson, D. M. Mitchell, J. A. J. Fitzpatrick, H. D. Lee, D. W. Pratt, and T. S. Zwier, “Isomer-specific spectroscopy and conformational isomerization energetics of o-, m-, and p-ethynylstyrenes,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2005, 109 (20), pp 4484–4496.

Awards

  • Safford Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching (2004)

Organizations

  • Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh
  • Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh
  • American Chemical Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society

Presentations

  • D. A. Czegan and D. M. Miller."Interdisciplinary approach to the chemistry curriculum: Infusing the liberal arts into majors-level courses.” Presentation given at the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Notre Dame, IN, (2018).
  • D. M. Miller. "Combining lecture, flipping, and assigned readings to promote student engagement in a quantum mechanics course.” Presentation given at the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Notre Dame, IN, (2018).
  • D. Miller and D. C. Czegan. “Developing science literacy in a General Chemistry I course.” Presentation given at the 24th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Greeley, CO, (2016).
  • J. Hagen, D. Miller, M. Bernardo, R. Jin, and T. Dilbeck. “Melting point and molecular structure: A POGIL physical chemistry lab.” Presentation given at the 24th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Greeley, CO, (2016).
  • D. Miller. “Using team-based learning strategies to promote student engagement in a thermodynamics course.” Presentation given at the 45th ACS Central Regional Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA (2014).
  • D. M. Miller. “Using team-based learning strategies to promote student engagement in a thermodynamics course.” Presentation given at the 23rd Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Allendale, MI (2014).
  • D. M. Miller. “Electronic notebooks in the physical chemistry laboratory.” Presentation given at the 23rd Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Allendale, MI (2014).
  • D. M. Mitchell, P. J. Morgan, and D. W. Pratt. “High resolution electronic Stark spectroscopy of p-amino benzoic acid in the gas phase.” Presentation given at the 63rd International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH (2008).
  • D. M. Mitchell, P. J. Morgan, L. Alavarez-Valtierra, and D. W. Pratt. “Permanent electric dipole moments of 2-aminobenzonitrile and 3-aminobenzonitrile in the gas phase.” Presentation given at the 62nd International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH (2007).
  • D. M. Mitchell, P. J. Morgan, J. A. J. Fitzpatrick, and D. W. Pratt. “Investigation of internal motion in the sym conformer of 9-flourenemethanol: A gas phase high resolution electronic spectroscopy study.” Presentation given at the 61st International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH (2006).
  • D. M. Mitchell, J. A. J. Fitzpatrick, and D. W. Pratt. “High resolution electronic spectroscopy of 9-fluorenemethanol in the gas phase.” Presentation given at the 60th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, OH (2005).