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Hyacinth Miller joined the Eagleton staff in November 2011 as a research associate for both the Eagleton Program on Immigration and Democracy and the Center for American Women and Politics. She is also adjunct faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies.
Prior to working for Rutgers, Miller was the interim executive director for the Association of Paroling Authorities International. She also served as a criminal justice program associate for the private foundation JEHT, where her work focused on designing funding strategies to encourage and implement reform in the areas of parole, probation, mandatory sentencing, death penalty and immigration. Before her foray into philanthropy, Miller spent more than 10 years working in government affairs. She worked as an analyst, lobbyist and PAC treasurer for the New York Life Insurance Company, and served as a staffer to Congressman Gregory Meeks, New York City Council Members Una Clarke and Lloyd Henry and New York State Senator Malcolm Smith.
Miller received her BA in political science and Africana studies from Brooklyn College and, as both an American Political Science Association and National Science Foundation Fellow, pursued graduate studies in political science at the University of Chicago. She has written and presented conference papers on the subject of West Indians in the US and on the issue of multiple citizenship.