Katie Miller, Ph.D.

Teaching Assistant Professor; Assistant Director, Core Writing Program
Katie Miller


Katie Miller is a lecturer in the English Department. Miller is originally from Pacific Grove, California and first arrived in Reno by way of Sacramento. Her research focuses on programmatic writing assessment and developmental writing. She teaches courses ranging from developmental writing to upper-division writing intensive electives for non-majors. In all her teaching, Miller aims to help students not only improve their written products, but cultivate habits of mind necessary to effectively tackle the various academic reading, thinking, speaking and writing challenges students will encounter throughout the undergraduate core curriculum at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Courses taught

  • Core Writing: ENG 098, 100j, 101 and 102
  • ENG 321 (Expository Writing)


  • Ph.D., English (Rhetoric and Composition), University of Nevada, Reno, 2016
  • M.A., English (Composition), Sacramento State University, 2010
  • B.A., English, Sacramento State University, 2007