Chris Miller is Professor of Social Work and Social Planning in the School of Social and Policy Studies at Flinders University, Adelaide. He was previously Professor of Applied Social Studies at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK before joining Flinders in 2008 as Head of the School of Social Work and subsequently Interim Dean, School of Social and Policy Studies.
He was Editor of the international Community Development Journal.
Since coming to Australia he has worked on water reform in the Murray-Darling Basin with the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists and has provided evidence to the current Commonwealth Federal Public Inquiry, chaired by MP Tony Windsor, into the social and economic impacts of the proposed Basin Plan.
Struggling in the face of complexity
EssayTHE FLOODS THAT swept through Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, causing death, injury and the destruction of homes, businesses and infrastructure, and threatening whole communities, were met with a determination and no small amount of community-mindedness to repair...