Jeffrey Miller (professor)

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Jeffrey Miller
Jeffrey Alan Miller
ResidenceMontclair, NJ
EducationPrinceton University (Bachelor of Arts, 2006)
University of Oxford (Master of Studies
University of Oxford (D.Phil, 2012)
OccupationAssociate professor
OrganizationMontclair State University
Known forEarly modern literature, history, and theology
Notable work
John Milton, King James Bible

Jeffrey Alan Miller is an American literary scholar. He is an associate professor of English at Montclair State University, specializing in the study of early modern literature, history, and theology, with a particular focus on the works of John Milton and his contemporaries.

In 2015, he discovered the earliest known draft of the King James Bible while researching at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.[1][2][3][4]


In 2018, he was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship[5] to support a full year of dedicated work to complete a book-length critical edition and study of the earliest known draft of part of the King James Bible. In 2019, he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship.[6][7]

Selected publications

  • Miller, Jeffrey Alan (2018-01-23). "The Earliest Known Draft of the King James Bible: Samuel Ward's Draft of 1 Esdras and Wisdom 3–4". Labourers in the Vineyard of the Lord: 187–265. doi:10.1163/9789004359055_008.
  • Miller, Jeffrey Alan (2017). "'Better, as in the Geneva': The Role of the Geneva Bible in Drafting the King James Version". Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies: 517–43.
  • Miller, Jeffrey Alan (2017). "Fruit of Good Labours: The Earliest Known Draft of the King James Bible". The Times Literary Supplement: 14–15.


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