Katherine Milla

  Katherine Milla, PhD

   Professor, Geology








Dr. Milla’s current research and teaching activities focus on the impacts of agricultural Best Management Practices on water quality in north Florida.  She teaches courses in geology, watershed hydrology, and geographic information systems (GIS).  Dr. Milla earned her BS in Geology at the University of South Florida, and her MS and PhD in Geology at Florida State University.  Before coming to FAMU she worked as an Associate Hydrogeologist at the Northwest Florida Water Management District.  Dr. Milla has procured and managed more than $2 million in externally funding for water quality research and education projects from various agencies, including USDA, EPA, NASA and NOAA.  She is dedicated to promoting scientific literacy and inspiring a love of learning and scientific inquiry among her students.