Derek Miller

Derek Miller

John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities

Education: B.A., Yale University (2004)
Ph.D., Stanford University (2013)

Interests: Theater History; Copyright; Law and Performance; Economics of Performance; Musical Theater; Digital Humanities.

Selected Works: Copyright and the Value of Performance, 1770–1911 (Cambridge University Press, 2018); "On Bow and Exit Music" (Journal of American Drama and Theater, 2017); "Knowledge Transmission: Media and Memory" (in A Cultural History of Theatre, Vol. 5, Bloomsbury, 2017); "Average Broadway" (Theatre Journal, 2016); "The Salve of Duty: Global Theater at American Borders, 1875–1900" (Journal of Global Theatre History, 2016); "Performative Performances: A History and Theory of the 'Copyright Performance' (Theatre Journal, 2012); "On Piano Performance—Technology and Technique." (Contemporary Theatre Review, 2011); "Realism" (in *Ibsen in Context*, Cambridge, 2021); "Comment—Defining Repertory" (in *Databases, Revenues, & Repertory: The French Stage Online, 1680-1793*, MIT, 2020)


I welcome conversations with students about on diversity and inclusion in the department.

Contact Information

Office: Barker 071
p: 617-496-5366
Office Hours: By appointment. Schedule via email.