James E. Miller

Professor of Veterinary Medicine Emeritus
Department of Pathobiological Sciences


(225) 578-9652
(225) 478-9701 (fax)

School of Veterinary Medicine
School of Animal Sciences
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803


Dr. Miller received a BS degree from the University of New Mexico in 1966, and DVM, MPVM and PhD degrees from the University of California, Davis in 1978, 1982 and 1983, respectively. He is board certified in parasitology in the American College of Veterinary Microbiology. He has been a member of the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine faculty since 1984. He was the Everett D. Besch Professor of Veterinary Medicine from 2010-15, and served as the Interim Dean for Research and Advanced Studies from 2010-16. Dr. Miller retired in 2017 and is now Emeritus Professor electing to still actively participate on several projects.

Dr. Miller is author and/or co-author of numerous refereed journal articles, technical/report papers, proceedings papers, abstracts and book chapters. He has been a research collaborator with national and international organizations. He is affiliated with several professional organizations and continues to serve as the LSU technical representative to three USDA National Projects: Cattle/Sheep Animal Genome Technical Committee, National Animal Genome Research Program, National Research Support Program (NRSP-8); Multi-state Project (NCERA-214), "Increased Efficiency of Sheep Production."; Southern Coordinating Committee (SCC-81), "Sustainable Small Ruminant Production in the Southeastern U.S".

Dr. Miller continues to teach an undergraduate course in the School of Animal Sciences. His research interests have been epidemiology, control, and genetics of ruminant nematode parasitism and during his active career his research program focused on improving ruminant production using an integrated approach to controlling parasites.