Jim Miller

Jim E. Miller

English/Labor Studies


Office: C207
Office Phone: (619) 388-3554
Office Hours: See office door every semester


English and Labor Studies: American Literature, Creative and Expository Writing, Humanities, American Labor Movements, and Labor and Politics

Professional Background

B.A. in English, American Literature, San Diego State University
M.F.A in Creative Writing, Fiction, San Diego State University
Ph.D. in American Culture Studies, Bowling Green State University


Jim Miller is the author of "Flash" (AK Press, 2010) and "Drift" (University of Oklahoma Press, 2007), both novels. He is also co-author of the radical history of San Diego "Under the Perfect Sun: The San Diego Tourists Never See" (with Mike Davis and Kelly Mayhew on The New Press, 2003) and a cultural studies book on working class sports fandom, "Better to Reign in Hell: Inside the Raiders Fan Empire" (with Kelly Mayhew on The New Press, 2005). Miller is also the editor of "Sunshine/​Noir: Writing from San Diego and Tijuana" (City Works Press, 2005) and "Democracy in Education; Education for Democracy: An Oral History of the American Federation of Teachers, Local 1931". He has published poetry, fiction, and non-fiction in a wide range of journals and other publications. He is a founding member of the San Diego Writers Collective and a co-founder of San Diego City Works Press.


Political Action Vice President/Community Outreach, AFT Local 1931