Lawrence J. Miller has been named the dean of the School of Education and Charter Schools at Florida Southwestern. Dr. Miller’s specialties are in education reform and school funding. He has taught for Syracuse University, University of Washington and Rutgers University. His most recent appointment has been at the Center for Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington as a senior research fellow. Dr. Miller was responsible for directing research projects that examined the connection between policy innovation and improved productivity. Dr. Miller has a national reputation in educational reform, especially at the K-12 level.