In A Nutshell
sj Miller explores the many ways that schools, and society as a whole, can compassionately support whatever gender a person identifies with, and make space for all.
sj Miller is a trans*+disciplinary award-winning teacher, writer, activist, and scholar. sj's research focuses on trans*+disciplinary perspectives on social justice, and marginalized student literacies and identities with an emphasis on gender identity. sj has written 7 books, including Teaching, Affirming, and Recognizing Trans and Gender Creative Youth: A Queer Literacy Framework, which was awarded the 2017 AERA Exemplary Research Award for Outstanding Book and the 2018 Outstanding Book by the Michigan Council of Teachers of English. sj is a contributor to CBS News, BBC, and PBS and appeared in the feature documentary, Gender: The Space Between on CBS. sj is Coordinator of the Joint Masters Teacher Certification Program in Secondary English Education and English as a Second Language at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and consults on professional development for teaching, affirming, and recognizing trans*+ and gender creative/expansive students.
Gender Identity Justice. Coming soon.
Navigating trans*⁺ and non-binary gender identities. Coming soon.
Teaching, Affirming, and Recognizing Trans and Gender Creative Youth. 2016.
Educators Queering Academia. 2016.
Generation BULLIED 2.0. 2013.
Change Matters. 2010.
Narratives of Social Justice Teaching. 2008.
Unpacking the Loaded Teacher Matrix. 2007.
“A queer literacy framework promoting (a)gender and (a)sexuality self-determination and justice.” English Journal. 2015.