Steven Miller has served in the museum field for nearly five decades as a curator, director, trustee, writer, critic, consultant and speaker on diverse topics. He taught with several graduate museum studies programs including sixteen years with the Seton Hall University MA Program in Museum Professions. He was a curator with the Museum of the City of New York for sixteen years and subsequently directed three museums in the northeast United States. Miller is the author of four books for the museum field, as well as articles for Museum News and other scholarly journals. He received a certificate in the Principles of Conservation Science from the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, Rome, Italy.