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James D. Miller

Associate Professor

Degrees:B.A. (East Anglia), Ph.D. (Emory)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 8032
Office:455 Paterson Hall

Research Interests

  • Slavery and Emancipation in the United States and the Atlantic World;
  • Experiences and Representations of Insanity and Asylum Life
  • The history of art brut/outsider art


Selected Publications

In progress. With Mary Margaret Johnston-Miller. Out of Alabama: The “Civilizing Mission” and the American Colonization of Liberia.

In progress. With Mary Margaret Johnston-Miller. Annotated edition of Mark John Stewart’s “Journal of an American tour extending over four months, and comprising New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, the Canadas, and the Northern and Southern States of the American Union (1865)”.

With Mary Margaret Johnston-Miller. “Scottie Wilson’s Canadian Legacy.” Raw Vision 89 (Spring, 2016).

With Mary Margaret Johnston-Miller. “Insider Art: The Asylum Drawings of John Gilmour.” Raw Vision 80 (Fall, 2013).

South by Southwest: planter emigration and identity in the slave south. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2002).