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Richard E. Miller

Richard E. Miller
Professor of English

43 Mine Street | Room 101

College Avenue Campus

Lecturer, Doctoral Program in Social Work, 2015-present.

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Professor Miller is the author of As if Learning Mattered: Reforming Higher Education (1998) and Writing at the End of the World (2005). His published articles concern developing a philosophy of consciousness that promotes transformative teaching and writing practices. He has delivered over one hundred invited talks across the country and abroad on a range of topics related to literacy, technology, and higher education. His current research concerns "the end of privacy" and how education is being changed as a result of the proliferation of hand-held devices that enable instant publication and global distribution of anything that can be seen or heard. He now publishes exclusively on his website, text2cloud: An Experiment in Learning in Public.

Education Areas of Specialization

PhD, University of Pittsburgh
MA, University of Massachusetts Boston
BA, St. John's College

Literature and New Media; Literature and Visual Culture; Writing Studies; Literature of the Short 21st Century




Writing at the End of the World

As if  Learning Mattered: Reforming Higher Education


Other Publications
Undergraduate Courses Taught Graduate Courses Taught
  • Intro to Apocalyptic Literature
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Reading in Slow Motion
  • Dissertation Writing Seminar
  • The Business of Higher Education
Other Information of Interest
  • Watch:  "Growing Up Digital." The inaugural humanities address for the Tyler Clementi Center, April 2013.

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