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Study of Women and Gender


Naomi Miller
Professor of English and the Study of Women and Gender

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Naomi Miller is Professor of English and the Study of Women and Gender. She received her A.B. from Princeton and her A.M. and Ph.D. from Harvard. In addition to academic articles for The Chronicle of Higher Education and scholarly journal articles, she has published several books: Reading Mary Wroth (1991),Changing the Subject: Mary Wroth and Figurations of Gender in Early Modern England (1997), Maternal Measures: Caregiving in the Early Modern Period (2000), Reimagining Shakespeare for Children and Young Adults (2002), and Sibling Relations in the Early Modern Period (2006). A book on Gender and Constructions of Childhood in the Early Modern World (2011). She has 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 called The Tale-Teller. Her teaching interests include Shakespeare, women in the Renaissance, lyric poetry of all periods, and children's literature.