Oral history interview with Carolyn L. Miller

Thumbnail Image

View/Download File

Persistent link to this item

View Statistics

Journal Title

Journal ISSN

Volume Title


Oral history interview with Carolyn L. Miller

Published Date



Charles Babbage Institute


Oral History


With support from the National Science Foundation (Grant No. 0811988, “Designing and Using FastLane: Distilling Lessons for Cyberinfrastructures”) CBI researchers Jeffrey Yost and Thomas Misa conducted oral history interviews with 70 NSF staff members as well as numerous additional interviews during 29 university site visits. An overview of the project is available at <www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/fastlane/> and a complete set of 643 publicly available interviews is at <dx.doi.org/10.13020/D6RG6B>. Here on the CBI oral history database is a selection of notable NSF staff including Joseph F. Burt, Jean Feldman, C. Suzanne Iacono, Constance McLindon, Carolyn L. Miller, Paul Morris, Andrea T. Norris, Erika Rissi, Craig Robinson, Mary F. Santonastasso, Rich Schneider, Frank P. Scioli, Beverly Sherman, George Strawn, and Frederic J. Wendling. Topics common to many of the interviews include the design and development of the NSF’s FastLane computer system, interactions with users, e-government initiatives, grants management practices, peer review, and NSF policies and practices. These interviews span a wide range of NSF staff, from program officers to senior managers. Carolyn Miller took over as FastLane program manager from Fred Wendling and was succeeded by Craig Robinson in 2000.


Transcript, 80 pp.

Related to



Series/Report Number

Funding information

National Science Foundation Grant No. 0811988, “Designing and Using FastLane: Distilling Lessons for Cyberinfrastructures”

Isbn identifier

Doi identifier

Previously Published Citation

Carolyn L. Miller, OH 466. Oral history interview by Jeffrey R. Yost, 21 March 2012, Arlington, Virginia. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Suggested citation

Miller, Carolyn L.. (2012). Oral history interview with Carolyn L. Miller. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy, https://hdl.handle.net/11299/175130.

Content distributed via the University Digital Conservancy may be subject to additional license and use restrictions applied by the depositor. By using these files, users agree to the Terms of Use. Materials in the UDC may contain content that is disturbing and/or harmful. For more information, please see our statement on harmful content in digital repositories.