Professor McMillan received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in 1974 and her Master of Social Work degree in 1976, both from Wayne State University. She has been a full-time Marygrove social work faculty member since 1993. She also teaches in the Master of Social Justice Program. As administrator, client/ community advocate and practitioner, she has experience in mental health, child welfare, substance abuse, and public policy. Professor McMillan
has provided training locally and nationally in the areas of program development and cultural diversity. Her specialty is in the field of substance abuse prevention and treatment, as well as policy and political campaign planning. She served on the Michigan Board for Addiction Professionals from 1994-1996. She is an active member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the National Organization of Women (NOW) and the National
Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW).