Cristanne Miller

Cristanne Miller.

Cristanne Miller

Cristanne Miller

SUNY Distinguished Professor
Edward H. Butler Professor of English


nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American poetry—especially by Emily Dickinson, Marianne Moore, Mina Loy; gender and language issues; modernism; U.S. Civil War poetry.

Digital Archive

  • Founder and Director of the Marianne Moore Digital Archive,,  a collaborative project that is publishing in facing-page manuscript and transcribed (annotated) text all 122 of Marianne Moore’s working notebooks, including notebooks she kept for reading, conversation, poetry drafts, lectures, concerts, and other purposes, along with miscellaneous manuscripts, tools, pedagogical guides, and publications supporting use of and contextualizing the notebooks. One notebook, with critical introduction, has been published (Fall 2016).

Selected Publications

Selected Books

  • The Letters of Emily Dickinson. Co-edited with Domhnall Mitchell. Harvard University Press, 2024.
  • Emily Dickinson’s Poems: As She Preserved Them. Harvard University Press, 2016.
  • Reading In Time: Dickinson in the Nineteenth Century. University of Massachusetts Press, 2012.
  • Cultures of Modernism: Marianne Moore, Mina Loy, Else Lasker-Schüler. Gender and Literary Community in New York and Berlin. University of Michigan Press, 2005.
  • Marianne Moore: Questions of Authority. Harvard University Press, 1995.
  • Emily Dickinson: A Poet's Grammar. Harvard University Press, 1987. [Chapter reprinted in New Century Views of Emily Dickinson, ed. Judith Farr; Prentice-Hall, 1996.]

Major Awards and Fellowships since 1990:

2017 UB President’s Medal for Excellence in Scholarship and Service

2017 MLA Scholarly Edition Prize (for editions published in 2015-16), for Emily Dickinson’s Poems (2016)

2014 ACLS (11 months)

2013 September-January 2014 Fulbright/Tocqueville Distinguished Chair Award, Paris

2001-02  National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship (12 months)

2001-02  Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, Fellow (12 months)

1998  Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Free University of Berlin (6 months)

1995  Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, summer stipend

1993  Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Free University of Berlin (12 months)