Department of English

Dr. Tara D. Miller

Assistant Professor of English


Tara Miller teaches English Composition, Pilot English courses, World Literature, Literature and Film, and Humanities. Her research interests include Blaxploitation films, filmmaking, African-American studies, philosophy, and body image depiction. She is also a committee member on the Southern Conference on African-American Studies, Inc.
(S.C.A.A.S.I.).  She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists (N.A.B.J.) and the Southern Conference on African American Studies, Inc. (S.C.A.A.S.I.).

Doctorate in Humanities, Clark Atlanta University
Master of Science in English Secondary Education, Florida A&M University

Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism, Florida A&M University

Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts, Tallahassee Community College

“Mediated Messages in Blaxploitation Films during 1970-1976.” Clark Atlanta University’s English department, 29th Annual Writer’s Workshop, 2006

“Sex as a Tool of Survival in Foxy Brown, The Mack, Sweet, Sweetback’s, Shaft, and
Superfly: 1970-1974.” Atlanta, Georgia’s Southern Conference on African American Studies, Inc. Convention, 2008.

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