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Chris Miller

Postdoctoral fellow, Nonreligion in a Complex Future project, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa

Chris Miller is a sociologist of religion and Postdoctoral Fellow with the Nonreligion in a Complex Future project at the University of Ottawa. He received his BA from the University of Toronto and MA at Saint Mary’s University. He completed his PhD in Religious Studies at the University of Waterloo, exploring how academic sub-fields develop and how marginal communities interact with research. His current projects examine death, dying, and nonreligion, through analyses of obituaries, Death Cafés, and green burials. In other research projects he explores broader themes including New Religious Movements, popular culture, and social media.


  • 2022–present
    Postdoctoral fellow, University of Ottawa
  • 2020–present
    Lecturer, University of Waterloo
  • 2022–2022
    Lecturer, McMaster University


  • 2022 
    University of Waterloo, PhD
  • 2016 
    Saint Mary's University, Master of Arts