Dr. Jordan E. Miller is an interdisciplinary teacher, scholar, and community organizer who specializes in religion, social movements, and political resistance. He has a Ph.D. in humanities from Salve Regina University in Rhode Island and an M.A. in philosophy of religion from Boston University.DSC_091 Jordan head shot black and white 2

Dr. Miller is the Interfaith and Activist Chaplain and the Coordinator of Religious and Spiritual Life at Wheaton College (MA) where he also teaches in the religion department. He has been Stonehill Fellow in Religious Studies at Stonehill College (MA), has taught in the undergraduate religious and theological studies department and the graduate department of humanities at Salve Regina University (RI), and has also taught in the philosophy, religion, and American studies departments at Lebanon Valley College (PA). Both his work and teaching are interdisciplinary and intersect with religion, philosophy, and social movements.

Dr. Miller has taught a wide variety of courses across religion, theology, philosophy, and American studies. Most recently, he has taught courses on #BlackLivesMatter, Islam and politics, mysticism and spirituality, utopianism, Buddhism, and radical environmental activism.

Dr. Miller is currently preparing a number of manuscripts for publication and conference presentations including his first monograph, Furious Hope, Resisting Theology which includes chapters on The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP), Occupy Wall Street, the First Nations environmentalist group, Idle No More, and #BlackLivesMatter. He is the co-editor with Christopher D. Rodkey of The Palgrave Handbook of Radical Theology; a reference volume currently under contract with contributions from more than 50 scholars. He is also writing an accessible introduction to the concept of capitalism as a moral system, co-authored with Hollis Phelps.


 You may contact him at miller_jordan@wheatoncollege.edu.

 You may visit Dr. Miller’s various profiles here:
 Wheaton College chaplain profile
 Wheaton College Center for Religious and Spiritual Life page
 Wheaton College faculty profile
 Stonehill College faculty profile
 Humanist Society chaplain profile
 Westar Institute Fellow (God and the Human Future) profile

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