Gerald J. Miller retired in 2017 as professor of public administration in the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University in Phoenix. He taught government budgeting and finance and specialized in financial management issues, especially municipal bonds and other forms of local government debt. His latest book-length work includes Government Budgeting and Financial Management in Practice (2012), and Navigating the Fiscal Crisis: Tested Strategies for Local Leaders (2009), a study that he co-edited with Jim Svara for the Alliance for Innovation and ICMA. He also recently published two articles with Jonathan Justice on debt management networks based on a study of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority. He published work in Public Budgeting and Finance, Municipal Finance Journal, Public Administration Review, State Tax Notes, American Review of Public Administration, Public Integrity, and Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management. In 2007 he received a fellowship as Fulbright Research Chair at the University of Ottawa, Canada, to study factors that neutralize tax revolts. In 2011, he received the Aaron B. Wildavsky award for lifetime scholarly achievement in the field of public budgeting and finance from the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management. In 2013, he became series editor for the Palgrave Studies in Public Debt, Spending, and Revenue (Palgrave Macmillan). In 2016, he completed a sabbatical research project on the distribution of tax burdens and benefits in federal, state and local budgets in the United States. He received a Ph. D. in political science from the University of Georgia.