Dr. Miller arrives at PBA after four years as a member of the English Department faculty at the University of Alabama. His primary scholarly interests are in twentieth-century comparative literature, critical theory, cultural studies, and children's literature. He has previously taught seminars on world literature, children's literature, modernism and postmodernism, and Christianity and literature, in addition to Anglophone literature surveys and freshman composition. Dr. Miller’s recently published work includes articles on the dynamic of migration in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, the influence of the late Cold War on the graphic novel, and the system of universal ethics in the work of Dr. Seuss. He has presented critical work at a number of international and domestic conferences, and is a member of the Modern Language Association, the Children’s Literature Association, and the International James Joyce Foundation. He and his wife, Christie, a speech language pathologist, enjoy traveling, volunteer work, and attending sporting events with family and friends, and are active members of the Catholic Church.