Derek B. Miller is an American novelist, academic, and public policy specialist.
His debut novel, Norwegian by Night, was awarded the Crime Writers' Associations John Creasey New Blood Dagger in 2013 for best new crime writer. A best seller in Germany for over four months (where it was published as Ein seltsamer Ort sum Sterben by Rowohlt Polaris), Norwegian by Night has been published in over a dozen countries as ether crime or literary fiction (e.g. Italy, Germany, the United States, and the Netherlands).
Miller is director of The Policy Lab — an international policy design institute dedicated to helping organizations achieve better social impact by design. Miller is also a senior fellow with the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research, where he was on staff for close to ten years. He has a PHD in international relations from the University of Geneva, and an MA in national security studies from Georgetown University, in cooperation with St Catherine's College, Oxford. He lives in Oslo with his wife and two children.