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Casey Miles

Assistant Professor
Academic Advisor to Professional & Public Writing

Office: 291 Bessey Hall

Research Areas

Queer Rhetorics, Digital Content, Digital Video 


I am an assistant professor and the academic advisor to the P2W major here in WRAC. I earned my Ph.D. in Cultural Rhetorics from MSU and hold a master’s degree in Digital Rhetoric & Professional Writing. I also teach courses in video production, digital content, and visual rhetoric. In no particular order, my interests include cats, donuts, hiking, poetry, and curating Spotify playlists.


Ph.D., Michigan State University

MA, Michigan State University

Bachelors, Oakland University 

Representative Work

Miles, Casey, “The Queer Techne of Digital Video Research.” Panel: Queer Techne: Making Zines, Researching with Video, and Teaching Comics with Hillery Glasby and Rachael Ryerson. Computers & Writing. Findley, OH (University of Findley). June 1-4, 2017. 

Miles, Casey. “The Queer Critical Research Practices of The Gender Project.” Panel: Queer Archives, Producing Public Memory, and Activism with Laura Tetreault, Tammie Kennedy, Angie Balsarini, and Amy C. Schindler. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Portland, OR. March 15-18, 2017.

Miles, Casey. “Butch Rhetoric: queer masculinity in rhetoric & composition.” Kairos 20.1 (August 2015). Video.

CCCC Gloria Anzaldúa Rhetorician Award 2016

HASTAC Scholar 2015-2016 

Selected Courses Taught

WRA 101: Writing as Inquiry

WRA 210: Intro Web Authoring

WRA 225: Intro to Digital Video

WRA 360: Design of Print and Digital Documents

WRA 415: Digital Rhetoric 

Social Media

Twitter: @soulsmiles