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Faculty & Staff

Ruth A. Miller, PhD

  • Professor of History, College of Liberal Arts
  • Telephone: 617.287.6870
  • Office Location: McCormack Hall 4-431

Areas of Expertise

Professor Miller’s primary area of expertise is the history of gender and sexuality, with particular reference to the Ottoman Empire and West Asia. Her research and teaching interests also include legal theory, the history and theory of computation, and historical methodology.

Degrees

PhD (Near Eastern Studies) Princeton University
MA (Near Eastern Studies) Princeton University
BA (History, with Mathematics Minor) Mount Holyoke College

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Spring 2015 Office Hours: MW (12-1 p.m.)

Ruth Miller joined the History faculty at UMass Boston in 2003 after receiving a BA in History (with a Mathematics minor) from Mount Holyoke College and a PhD in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University. In 2009 she also became a faculty affiliate with the Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters at UMass Boston's McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies.

Professor Miller's CV