H. Richard Milner IV Vanderbilt University, USA
H. Richard Milner IV (also known as Rich) is Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair of Education and the Joseph A. Johnson, Jr. Distinguished Leadership Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Vanderbilt University. He has courtesy appointments in the Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations and the Department of Sociology. Professor Milner is the founding Director of the Initiative for Race Research and Justice at Vanderbilt. A researcher, scholar, and teacher, Dr. Milner is President of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the largest educational research organization in the world. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Education and a Fellow of AERA. Dr. Milner has published more than 100 scholarly journal articles and book chapters, and he has published seven books, two of which are bestsellers. His work has been cited or featured in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Atlantic. Dr. Milner has taught high school Language Arts, Developmental Reading in community college, and on the faculty at several universities.