Rutgers English

Faculty Profile
Jacqueline T. Miller

Jacqueline T. Miller
Associate Director of Undergraduate Program and
Associate Professor of English

Murray Hall | Room 046
College Avenue Campus

Office Hours: TBA

Curriculum VitaeCurriculum Vitae
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Professor Miller is the author of Poetic License: Authority and Authorship in Medieval and Renaissance Contexts (1986). Recent publications include: “Ladies of the Oddest Passion: Early Modern Women and the Arts of Discretion” (Modern Philology, 2006); “Telling Tales: Locating Female Nurture and Narrative in The Faerie Queene” in Gender and Oral Traditions in Early Modern Literary Texts (eds. Mary Ellen Lamb and Karen Bamford, 2008); "The Passion Signified: The Construction of Emotions in Sidney and Wroth" (Criticism, 2001); "Lady Mary Wroth in the House of Busirane" in Worldmaking Spenser: Explorations in the Early Modern Age (eds. Patrick Cheney and Lauren Silberman, 2000); and "Mother Tongues: Language and Lactation in Early Modern Literature" (English Literary Renaissance, 1997).
Other Departmental and University Positions
Associate Director of Undergraduate Program
Education Areas of Specialization
PhD, Johns Hopkins University
MA, Johns Hopkins University
BA, University of Rochester
Early Modern Literature; Early Modern Poetry;
Gender and Sexuality

Poetic  License: Authority and Authorship in Medieval and Renaissance Contexts

Other Publications
Undergraduate Courses Taught Graduate Courses Taught
  • Principles of Literary Study
  • Renaissance Literature and Culture
  • Seventeenth-Century Poetry
  • Sixteenth-Century Literature
  • Spenser
  • Early Modern Women
  • Seventeenth-Century Poetry
  • Spenser and Renaissance Culture
  • The Writing of Renaissance Women
  • Wroth and Spenser
Awards and Distinctions Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • Isabel MacCaffrey Award for "The Status of Faeryland: Spenser's 'Vniust Possession'", 1986
  • Fellow, American Council of Learned Societies, 1983-4
  • Member, Modern Language Association
  • Member, Spenser Society
  • Member, Sidney Society
  • Member, Society for the Study of Early Modern Women (SSEMW)