• 2008. Miller, Lisa L. The Perils of Federalism, Race, Poverty and the Politics of Crime Control. New York: Oxford University Press
  • 2001. Miller, Lisa L. The Politics of Community Crime Prevention: Implementing Weed and Seed in Seattle. Burlington, VT: Dartmouth/Ashgate Press. Law Justice and Power Series.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles 
  • 2007. Miller, Lisa L. "The Representational Biases of Federalism: scope and bias in the political process revisited." Perspectives on Politics 5(2): 305-321.
  • 2005. Miller, Lisa L. and Jim Eisenstein. "The Federal/state criminal prosection nexus: a case study in cooperation and discretion." Law and Social Inquiry 30(2): 239-268.
  • 2004. Miller, Lisa L. "Rethinking bureaucrats in the policy process: criminal justice agents and the national crime agenda." Policy Studies Journal 32(4): 569-588.
  • 2004. Silver Eric and Lisa L. Miller. "Sources of informal social contract in Chicago neighborhoods." Criminology 42: 551-583.
  • 2002. Silver, Eric and Lisa L. Miller. "A cautionary note on the use of actuarial risk assessment tools for social control." Crime and Delinquency 48: 138-161.
  • 2001. Miller, Lisa L. "Looking for postmodernism in all the wrong places: Implementing a new penology." British Journal of Criminology 41: 168-184.
  • 2000. Miller, Lisa L. "Taking it to the streets: reframing crime prevention through race and community." Studies in Law, Politics and Society 20: 207-238.
Other publications
  • "Can We Trust the Courts in Times of Crisis? Policy Brief. Foundation for Law, Justice and Society, Oxford University, 2008.
  • "Too Little Too Late: The Supreme Court as a Check on Executive Power." Commentary: Foreign Policy in Focus. February 17, 2006.  
  • Forum: "What are the opportunities and difficulties in using qualitative data to study the Federal criminal justice system? 2003. Law and Courts, Newsletter of the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association. With James Eisenstein, Matthew Holden, Jr., Donald K. Stern, Todd Lochner, Daniel Krislov, Richard T. Boylan, Andrew B. Whitford, and Daniel Richman.2000. 
Papers under Review and Works in Progress
  • "The Politics of (In)Justice and the Pitfalls of Federalism: Moving Beyond a National Civil Rights Strategy through Local Crime Control Politics." 
  • "Legislative Activism, Penal Populism, and Racial Politics: What Explains Variation in State Crime Policy?" With Naomi Murakawa.
  • "The Face of the Innocence Frame: Media Coverage of Death Penalty Exonerations." With Regina Lawrence.