Rich Miller, PhD

Associate Professor
Director of Composition
Department of English

Phone: 617-573-8722
Fax: 617-305-1744
Office: Fenton Building, Rm. 207


  • PhD, Bowling Green State University (English Studies: Rhetoric and Composition)
  • MA, New Mexico State University (English Studies: Rhetoric and the Teaching of Writing)
  • BA, Minnesota State University, Moorhead (English Literature and Honors Program)

Recent Publications

"Dialogue, Discourse, & Discovery: The Horizon of Martin Buber in Composition Studies." In Judaic Perspectives on Literacy: Contexts for Rhetoric and Composition. Edited by Andrea Greenbaum and Deborah Holdstein. Cresskill, NJ: Anchor Press, 2008. 111-129. Print.

"Constructing A Writer's Voice: Ethos, Tim Cahill, And The Jonestown Massacre." The CEA Forum Winter/Spring 2007: 36.1. Web. 

"Progress of Generations." (with Anthony Baker et al.) WPA: Writing Program Administration 29.1-2 (2005): 21-57. Print. 

Research Interests

  • Writing Program Administration
  • Writing Process Theory
  • Composition and Pedagogy
  • Teaching and Technology
  • Sports and Culture (Basketball Hoop Dream)

Employment History

Associate Professor of English, Suffolk University      2005-present 
Assistant Professor of English, Suffolk University  2000-2005 
Assistant Professor of English, Texas A&M University-Kingsville  1999-2000 
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Texas A&M University-Kingsville   1998-1999
Adjunct Professor, Department of Developmental Education, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH  1997-1998 

Courses Taught

ENG 100 - Reading and Writing Skills
ENG 101 - Freshman English I
ENG 102 - Freshman English II
ENG 103 - Advanced Freshman English
ENG 213 - British Literature I
ENG 216 - World Literature
ENG 301 - Gateway Seminary for Majors
ENG 390 - Writing Process and Revision
ENG 391 - Research and Writing
ENG 393 - Varieties of Workplace Writing
ENG 394 - Critical Prose
ENG 396 - Varieties of Workplace Writing
Seminar for Freshman 178 - Sacred Hoops
SU 101 - Strategies for Academic and Personal Success