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Professor of Violence Prevention and Addiction Studies, Deakin University

Peter Miller (PhD) is a Professor of Violence Prevention and Addiction Studies and Director of the Deakin University Centre for Drug, Alcohol and Addiction Research (CEDAAR: His research interests include: Alcohol-related violence in licensed venues; Alcohol/drug use in rural populations; psycho-social correlates of aggression, and; the behaviour of vested interests such as the global alcohol industry in influencing the research and policy process.


  • 2008–present
    Principal Research Fellow, Deakin University
  • 2007–2016
    Commissioning Editor, Addiction
  • 2004–2008
    Senior Clinical Research Fellow, Maudsley Hospital/Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
  • 1997–2004
    Research Fellow, Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre Inc.
  • 2000–2004
    Lecturer Sociology , Deakin University


  • 2002 
    Deakin University, PhD (Sociology)
  • 1998 
    Deakin University, Bachelor of Arts (Honours), First Class
  • 1997 
    Deakin University, Bachelor of Arts
  • 1982 
    Geelong Grammar School, HSC

Professional Memberships

  • Public Health association of Australia

Research Areas

  • Public Health And Health Services Not Elsewhere Classified (111799)
  • Psychology (1701)
  • Sociology (1608)


2013 National Award for Excellence in Drug and Alcohol Research