Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures
Casey Miles
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Casey Miles

Assistant Professor

Office: 161 Bessey Hall

Email: milescas@msu.edu

Twitter: @soulsmiles





Research Areas

Queer rhetorics, multimodal composition, digital rhetoric, cultural rhetorics, digital video 


Casey Miles is an Assistant Professor in the Writing, Rhetoric & American Cultures department at Michigan State University. She teaches in the Professional Writing and First-Year Writing Programs. Casey received her PhD in Cultural Rhetorics from MSU as well; also holding a master’s degree in Digital Rhetoric & Professional Writing.

Casey recently won the 2016 CCCC Gloria Anzaldúa Rhetorician Award for her scholarship focused on queer multimodal research. She continues to work on her documentary series, The Gender Project, which explores the ways queer people compose gender, gender identity, and sexuality in their everyday lives. 


PhD in Rhetoric & Writing 

Representative Work

Miles, Casey. “Butch Rhetoric: queer masculinity in rhetoric & composition.” Kairos 20.1 (August 2015). Video. http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/20.1/disputatio/miles/index.html

Miles, Casey. "The Queer Critical Research Practices of The Gender Project." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Portland, OR, 2017.

Miles, Casey. “Femme: Doing it Wrong.” Video. Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media, and Culture. Accepted.

Miles, Casey. “The Queer Collaboration and Embodied Multimodal Composition of The Gender Project.” Computers & Writing. Rochester, NY (St. John Fisher College). May 19-22, 2016. Conference presentation.

Selected Courses Taught

Introduction to Professional Writing
Multimedia Writing (Digital Video Composing)
Digital Rhetoric
First-Year Writing