Meet Our Staff

Tyson Miller

Tyson Miller

Chair, Department of Natural Science

Natural Science

Arts and Sciences Center

Phone: (509) 865-0421

Ext: 2340


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Courses Taught

  • Introductory Chemistry (Chem 101(L), 105(L), 202(L))
  • General Chemistry (Chem 110(L), 111(L))
  • Organic Chemistry (Chem 305(L), 310(L), 311(L))


Ph.D. Chemistry (Chemistry Education and Organic Synthesis), 2005 – University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
M.S. Individual Studies: Medicinal Chemistry, 1999 – Central Washington University
B.S. Chemistry, Biology, Physics; B.A. Mathematics, 1995 – Central Washington University – Summa Cum Laude, Dean’s Scholar


Washington State Emergency Certification (for White Swan High School), 2013-2016
Master Online Teacher Certificate – Illinois Online Network, 2004
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Representative Publications

  • Miller, T.A.*; Levy, I.; Muzzi, C. Program for the Division of Chemical Education, San Francisco, April 2-6, 2017 2017
  • Levy, I.*; Smist, J.M.; Miller, T.A.* Program for the Division of Chemical Education, Indianapolis, September 8-12, 2013 ACS Chemical Education Division Newsletter 2013 2(Fall).
  • Miller, T.A.,* Spangler, M., Burdette, S.C.* Lighting Up Protons with MorphFl, a Fluorescein Morpholine Dyad. Journal of Chemical Education 2011 88(11) pp. 1569-1573.
  • Dean, M.L.; Miller, T.A.*; Bruckner, C.* Eggciting! Isolation of Protoporphyrin IX from Brown Eggshells and its Detection by Optical Spectroscopy and Chemiluminescence. Journal of Chemical Education 2011 88(6) pp. 788-792.

Community Involvement

  • Bondservant to the LORD Jesus Christ
  • Husband to Margaret; Father to David and Emma
  • Mountainview Fellowship Interim Pastor
  • INSPIRE Christian Student Group Advisor
  • Upward Soccer Coach