James W. Miller PhD

Title: Scientist, Writer, Editor, Consultant
Location: Melbourne, FL United States


  • American Academy of Underwater Sciences
  • American Littoral Society
  • American Psychological Association
  • Big Pine Civic Association, Big Pine Key, (Vice President, 1986-1988)
  • Boy Scouts of America, Falls Church, VA (Scoutmaster, 1963-1966)
  • Boy Scouts of America, Detroit, MI (Eagle Scout, 1942)
  • Chamber Orchestra, Pensacola, FL (President, 1954-1957)
  • Florida Aquaculture Association
  • Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (Vice Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council, 1990-1997)
  • Human Factors Society, Fellow
  • Inactive Naval Reserve (1950)
  • Little League Baseball Teams (coach, manager, 1964-1971)
  • Marine Technology Society
  • Medical Service Corps, United States Navy (Discharged, Lieutenant)
  • Monroe County, Florida (planning commissioner, 1991-1994)
  • National Association of Underwater Instructors (Board of Advisors, 1978-Present)
  • Naval Medical Service Corps (Commissioned as Ensign, 1971)
  • Optical Society of America
  • Order of DeMolay (1943)
  • Our World Underwater Scholarship Society
  • President Property Owners Association, Big Pine Key, FL (1986-1993)
  • Sea-Space Symposium
  • The Explorers Club
  • Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society
  • Underwater Society of America
  • United States Navy (Enlisted, 1945-1946)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Entertainment,” Marquis Who’s Who (1998-1999)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the South and Southwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (1993-1994)
  • Recipient, Charles W. Schilling Award, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (1989)
  • Recipient, NOGI Science Award, Underwater Society of America (1986)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Alumnae Award, Michigan State University (1973)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Civilian Service Award, U.S. Navy (1969)
  • Recipient, Arthur Flemming Award, U.S. Chamber of Commerce (1966)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Performance Rating, U.S. Navy (1964-1965)
  • Recipient, Superior Civilian Service Award, U.S. Navy (1966)
  • Recipient, Sustained Superior Performance Award, U.S. Navy (1965-1966)

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