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Carolina Distinguished Professor & Vice Provost and Director, International Programs
Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
University of South Carolina
Dr. Miller’s primary teaching and research interests are theory, Latin poetry, Plato, and the classical tradition. His books, Lyric Texts and Lyric Consciousness: The Birth of a Genre from Archaic Greece to Augustan Rome (1994), Latin Erotic Elegy: An Anthology and Critical Reader (2002), and Latin Verse Satire: An Anthology and Critical Reader (2005) were published by Routledge. Subjecting Verses: Latin Love Elegy and the Emergence of the Real was published by Princeton (2004). Postmodern Spiritual Practices: The Reception of Plato and the Construction of the Subject in Lacan, Derrida, and Foucault was published by Ohio State (2007). Plato’s Apology of Socrates: Text and Commentary, with Charles Platter, was published by the University of Oklahoma (2010). A Tibullus Reader: Seven Selected Elegies was published by Bolchazy-Carducci (2013). His latest book, Diotima at the Barricades: French Feminists Read Plato is forthcoming from Oxford. He has edited or co-edited fourteen volumes of essays on literary theory, gender studies, and topics in classics, including Rethinking Sexuality: Foucault and Classical Antiquity(Princeton 1998) and Desire of the Analysts: Psychoanalysis and Cultural Criticism (SUNY 2008). He has published sixty-six articles on Latin, Greek, French, and English literature as well as theory. He is the editor emeritus of Transactions of the American Philological Association and currently co-editor of the Sino-American Journal of Comparative Literature.