Naomi Miller

Professor of English Language & Literature

Naomi Miller

Contact & Office Hours

Spring 2020
Wednesday, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
And by appointment.

Seelye Hall 205



Ph.D., A.M., Harvard University

A.B., Princeton University


Naomi Miller teaches in the department of English as well as the Study of Women & Gender. Her teaching interests include Shakespeare, early modern women authors, lyric poetry of all periods and children's literature. New courses that she has developed for the department include Women's Shakespeares, Representing Women in the Renaissance, and Adapting Literary Classics for Children. In 2016 she was awarded Smith's Sherrerd Prize for Distinguished Teaching.

Selected Publications

In addition to academic articles for The Chronicle of Higher Education and scholarly journal articles, Miller has published several books.

Maternity and Romance Narratives in Early Modern England (2015)

Re-Reading Mary Wroth (2015)

Gender and Early Modern Constructions of Childhood (2011)

Sibling Relations in the Early Modern World (2006)

Reimagining Shakespeare for Children and Young Adults (2003)

Maternal Measures: Caregiving in the Early Modern Period (2000)

Changing the Subject: Mary Wroth and Figurations of Gender in Early Modern England (1997)

Reading Mary Wroth (1991)

Miller has also completed two novels, one co-authored with Bruce Coville, adapting Shakespeare's The Tempest for young adult audiences, and the other a historical fiction novel about Lady Mary Wroth. She is working on a historical fiction series called Shakespeare’s Sisters.