Meet Our Fellows

PlacementRepresentative Bennie Thompson

Fellowship Presented By

Carl Miller

Congressional Technology Fellow

A native of Savannah, Georgia, Carl Anthony Miller is an author, entrepreneur, and community leader. Carl Miller is a graduate of Savannah State University, where he received his B.A in English Language & Literature. He also holds a Master of Arts in Professional Communication & Leadership from Georgia Southern University. Currently, he is pursuing a Ph.D. in Learning, Leadership, & Organization Development at the University of Georgia. His research interests include Race & Leadership, Justice Oriented Education, and Organizational Development & Change (Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion). Prior to the fellowship, Miller served as a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Institutional Diversity at the University of Georgia. In that role, Miller worked closely with the Associate Director of Faculty and Staff Initiatives, with key responsibilities in faculty and staff recruitment, engagement, and success.

Miller is an active member of the community, having served on several local boards, commissions, and authorities to include Savannah Cultural Affairs Commission, Savannah-Chatham Fair Housing Council, and the Boy Scouts of the Coastal Empire. He also served on the executive board of the Savannah NAACP and headed the Education Committee. The youngest to serve on the board and lead the organization, Carl Miller served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum. He also holds memberships to several social and civic organizations, including the Prince Hall Masonic Order, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Rotary Club East, and the SSU National Alumni Association. He has completed Advocacy Training with the Congressional Black Caucus Institute and is a graduate of Leadership Savannah and the Georgia Academy of Economic Development.

Carl Anthony Miller has received numerous recognitions to include being named to Georgia Trend Magazine’s “40 under 40”, “Hometown Hero”, and the United Way of the Coastal Empire’s “Volunteer of the Year in the Area of Arts & Culture”. Carl was also recognized by the Georgia Secretary of State as Goodwill Ambassador and Outstanding Georgia Citizen. In 2018, The Savannah Morning News’ BIS Magazine named Carl Anthony Miller a “Generation Next Rising Star in Business”. That same year, he received the “Citizen of the Year” award from the Mu Phi chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and most recently was recognized in Georgia Southern University’s 2022 “40 under 40” class.

Carl Anthony Miller is a lifelong member of Mount Hermon Baptist Church in Savannah, Georgia, where he serves as Chairman of the Deacon Board and Chorister for the adult choir.