Michael Matheson Miller

Chief of Strategic Initiatives
Acton Institute

Michael Matheson Miller is Chief of Strategic Initiatives and Senior Research Fellow at the Acton Institute.  He is the Director and Producer of the award-winning documentary, Poverty, Inc. the PovertyCure DVD Series, and The Good Society Series, and was the founding director of PovertyCure, which promotes entrepreneurial solutions to poverty in the developing world. He writes and speaks extensively on the intersection between moral philosophy and theology and economics, poverty, entrepreneurship, and culture. 

He is the host of the Moral Imagination Podcast and a Distinguished Fellow at the Busch School of Business at The Catholic University of America, and the author of Digital Contagion and the forthcoming Excluded: How Global Humanitarianism Excludes the Poor from Justice and Prosperity from Crossroad/Herder & Herder.  Before coming to Acton he taught philosophy and political science at Ave Maria College in Nicaragua and was the chair of the philosophy and theology department. He has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and has graduate degrees from Nagoya University’s Graduate School of International Development (Japan), Franciscan University, and an M.B.A. from Thunderbird Graduate School of Global Business. He serves on the boards of the Sacred Heart Classical Academy,  and the Dietrich von Hildebrand Legacy Project.


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