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Karen Miller

Lecturer
Liberal Arts and Education Department
210
(218) 281-8282

Associated Majors

Courses Currently Teaching

COMM 3008-001: Business Writing

COMM 3008-E90: Business Writing

COMP 1011-002: Composition I

WRIT 3860-001: Topics in Writing

WRIT 3860-E90: Topics in Writing

Research Interests

  • Composition Pedagogy

  • Postcolonial Theory and Literature

  • Southern Writers of the U.S.

  • Women in Literature / Feminism

Awards, Distinctions, and Honors

  • Doris Bakwin Contest Finalist (story collection), Carolina Wren Press 2006

  • Pushcart Prize Nomination “John Ashcroft is My Hero,” Livingston Press 2005

  • Tartt First Short Story Collection Contest Finalist

Selected Publications

  • “Daisy.” Lynx Eye 9.1 (2002): 43-49. Print.

  • “Gen Ed Task Force Finalizes Proposal.” On Teaching 16.6 (2007): 1-3. Web.

  • “Holocaust Remembrance.” North Country (2000): 26. Print.

  • “John Ashcroft Is My Hero.” Tartts: Incisive Fiction from Emerging Writers. Ed. Joe Taylor. Livingston, AL: Swallow’s Tale Press, 2005. 91-98. Print.

  • “Line Dancing.” The Baltimore Review 6.1 (2002): 8-13. Print.

  • “Marilynne Robinson: Embodying Civilization’s Passion and Genius,” Rev. of The Death of Adam: Essays on Modern Thought, by Marilynne Robinson. High Plains Reader 10.25 April 2004: 11. Print.

  • “Men’s Briefs,” Chicago Quarterly Review 14 (2012): 68-73. Print.

  • “Overlapping Configurations.” The Pikeville Review (1998): 7-21. Print.

  • “Publishers Clearing House Grand Sweepstake Prize.” Snake Nation Review 18 (2004): 93-98. Print.

  • “Quietly Out the Door.” Chicago Quarterly Review 1.2 (1994): 15-18. Print.

  • “Ruthie’s Diet.” North Country (2001): 40-44. Print.

  • “The Ballet.” The Griffin (2003): 27-31. Print.

  • “The Lake.” North Country (2002): 38-42. Print.

  • “UND Faculty Partner with High School Teachers.” On Teaching 16.5 (2007): 3-4. Web.

  • “Visiting with the Family.” North Country (2003): 26-29. Print.

  • “Waiting in Jerusalem.” North Country (2004): 4-8. Print.

Educational Background

  • B.S. in Sociology from Missouri State University

  • M.A. in English (Creative Writing emphasis) from University of North Dakota

  • Ph.D. in English from University of North Dakota