Water color illustration of Rachel Miller in a baseball cap and backpack
Drawn by Jamaica Dyer

Dr. Rachel R. Miller

Settling in Portland in the late 1990s, Rachel R. Miller earned her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University where she was a Presidential Fellow. While at OSU, she served as the Assistant Editor of Inks: The Journal of the Comics Studies Society. Her writing on comics and pop culture has been published in Public Books, Bitch PlanetPretty DeadlyAmerican Book Review, and several scholarly edited collections. She recently co-curated the exhibit Ladies First: A Century of Women’s Innovations in Comics and Cartoon Art for the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, which documents one hundred years of women’s work in comics. She is currently the Managing Editor for The Comics Journal and is at work on her first book, An Introduction to American Comics (Routledge, forthcoming). You can find her online at rachelrmiller.com and on social media @girlgutters.