Dr. Timothy Miller

Professor of English

Dr. Timothy Miller

Contact Information


Office: McComsey 356
Phone: 717-871-7511

Spring 2024

T: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
R: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM


  • BA in English and History, State University of New York at Binghamton
  • MA in English, State University of New York at Binghamton
  • Ph.D. in English, State University of New York at Binghamton

Military Service:

  • United States Army: Special Troops, Second Infantry Division


  • Milton
  • 16th and 17th century British literature
  • Science Fiction
  • Business and Technical Writing
  • Shakespeare


History of Science Fiction; Milton and the Epic-Heroic Tradition; Cosmology and Astronomy in Literature; Biblical Studies and Church History.

Courses Taught: 

  • ENGL 230: Introduction to Literature
  • ENGL 231: World Literature I
  • ENGL 233: Early English Literature
  • ENGL 292: Science Fiction
  • ENGL 405: Shakespeare
  • ENGL 407: Milton
  • WRIT 312: Technical Writing
  • WRIT 316: Business Writing

University and Program Connections:

  • Secretary, APSCUF MU, 1997-2005.
  • Faculty Advisor to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Club, 1992-2002,  2005-2007, 2008-2013.

Community and Club Connections:

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Milton Society of America
  • Baltimore Science Fiction Association

Passions and Distractions:

  • Science Fiction
  • Studies of Memory, Identity, and Creativity
  • Relationships of Arts and Sciences

Sample Publications:

  • The Critical Response to John Milton's "Paradise Lost." Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1997.
  • "Arthur C. Clarke's Rendezvous with Rama: Agent of Evolution." Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts. Vol. 9. No. 4 (1998), 336-344.
  • "Science Fiction." The Twenties in America. Ed. Carl Rollyson. 3 vols. Pasadena, California: Salem Press, 2012.
  • “Magazine Science Fiction: the 1920s Through the 1950s.” (Book in progress.)