John Miller

John C. H. Miller III

Assistant Director | Associate Professor

(205) 348-2642

209 Lloyd Hall

Office Hours

As posted each semester on my office door — or by appointment.

Undergraduate Education

AB, English, Duke University

Graduate Education

JD, University of Alabama

MA, American Literature, University of Alabama

Teaching Interests


Legal literacy

Law and Society

Liberty & Resistance

Law and Literature


Representative Publications

Threnody“, Rockvale Review, Issue 4, May 2019

The greatest of these“, Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 2019

Civility and Race at the University of Alabama: When ‘We’ Whose Voice is Heard?”, The Journal of School & Society. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2018

Heat Lightning, Paper Nautilus Press, Summer 2017 (poetry chapbook)

“Calculations from the Moral Arc” Heat Lightning, nominated for a 2017 Pushcart Prize

“High John the Conqueror”, Forage November 2016, Poetry of Politics Issue

“Vivaldi in Seersucker” KindredIssue 11, Spring/Summer 2016

“The Returning of Possessions” Love & Ensuing Madness pagesRat’s Ass Review, Summer 2016

“Sometimes Love Sneaks up on Me Like a Memory” Love & Ensuing Madness pages, Rat’s Ass Review, Summer 2016

“The Best Thing” Love & Ensuing Madness pages, Rat’s Ass Review, Summer 2016

“Wage Earning” Love & Ensuing Madness pages, Rat’s Ass Review, Summer 2016

“Phronemophobia,” The Subterranean Review. October 2013

“The Good Interred with Bones” Paper Nautilus. 2015

“Jesus and the Twelve Apostles in Baldwin County, Alabama,” The Red Dirt Review. February, 2012