Wayne Miller has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Owosso College (dual majors in History and Psychology), and a Master of Arts degree (major in History) from Michigan State University. He has worked for 29 years at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio, and is currently the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Interim Dean of Students. Mr. Miller has an extensive background in student services, and has also taught courses in history, leadership, and film appreciation at John Wesley College, Spring Arbor University, and Franklin University.
Mr. Miller has been active in the community by serving as the Chair (2006-08) and Executive Secretary (2008-2010) of the Board of Trustees of the Film Council of Greater Columbus. He also chairs the Educational division for the annual Columbus International Film & Video Festival. The judging of the entries for this film festival is just one of his many experiences in competitive judging. He has been the talent judge the past thirteen years for the Future Business Leaders of America, Ohio conference, and has judged several pageants for the Miss Ohio Scholarship program. In 1997, he was selected for the national nominating committee for the Outstanding Young Women and Young Men of America organization.
Mr. Miller’s primary hobby is film studies, and he was a panelist for 12 years on the Educable TV program “World Film Classics”. He is an associate editor of the Movies on Media Handbook, and has given many lectures and presentations about film history and appreciation. He has been listed in both Who’s Who in American Education and Who’s Who in America. His professional memberships include the National Academic Advising Association (awarded the Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Academic Advising in 1986), American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, The International Center for Academic Integrity (institutional award of Exemplar of Integrity in 2009), and the Ohio College Personnel Association.