Scott Miller


(813) 257-5009



401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Building Location

JS 304

Meet Scott Miller

Associate Professor, Finance


2003 Missouri Southern State University, BSBA
2005 Drake University, MBA
2009 University of Arkansas, Ph.D.

Courses Taught:

International Finance
Financial Management
Financial Markets, Institutions and Money

Career Specialties:

Scott Miller’s research interests include financial markets and institutions, corporate finance, behavioral finance and investments. He has taught a variety of finance courses at The University of Tampa, the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Pepperdine University and the University of Arkansas.

Professional and Community Activities:

Miller’s research has been published in almost 20 peer-reviewed outlets including the Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Financial Stability, Journal of Economics and Finance and the Journal of Economics and Business. He has presented his work at the San Francisco Federal Reserve and various conferences including the Financial Management Association (FMA), Midwest Finance Association (MFA), Southern Finance Association (SFA) and the Southwest Finance Association (SWFA).  He was awarded the Best Paper Award by the Academy of Economics and Finance (AEF) and the Institute for Business and Finance Research (IBFR). 

Miller has also been actively involved with inner-city communities in both Florida and California. In 2018 he created a nonprofit organization with UT alum Sara Mazzola named Innovative Microfinance Promoting Ambition and Cultivating Talent (IMPACT). This initiative works to help entrepreneurs living in inner-city communities start a small business with the support of leading business experts and UT students. Miller also serves on the Board of Directors at the Al Wooten, Jr. Youth Center and the Advisory Board of iMentor Global, both based in south-central Los Angeles. He has spoken to several inner-city schools across the nation and directs the Shawn Patterson Memorial Basketball Camp every summer at the Dream Center of Tampa Bay and in south-central Los Angeles.

Honors and Awards:

Academy of Economics and Finance (AEF) Best Paper Award 2018
John and Francis Duggan Professor of Finance 2016
Respess Research Fellow in Finance 2013-2015
Seaver Fellow in Finance 2013
Howard A. White Award for Teaching Excellence 2012
Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation External Research Grant 2011
Walton College of Business Excellence in Teaching Award 2008