Curriculum Vitae

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario
➢ Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, 2013 – present
Marymount Manhattan College, New York, New York
➢ Assistant Professor of Communication Arts, 2012 –2013
Tulane University, School of Liberal Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana
➢ Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Humanities, Department of Communication, 2010 – 2012

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
➢ Miller, J. (2016) Nollywood Central: African Movie-Making in a Globalizing World. British Film Institute (BFI) Press.
➢ Miller, J. (2015) “Labor in Lagos: Alternative Global Networks” Precarious Creativity: Global Media, Local Labor, Eds. Michael Curtin and Kevin Sanson. Berkeley, CA: University of California.
➢ Miller, J. (2012) ‘Global Nollywood: The Nigerian Movie Industry and Alternative Global Networks in Production and Distribution’ Global Media and Communication, 8, 117–133.
➢ Miller, J. (2011) ‘Producing Quality: A Social Network Analysis of Co-production Relationships in High Grossing vs. Highly Lauded Films in the U.S. Market.’ International Journal of Communication, 5, 1014 – 1033.
➢ Miller, J. (2010) ‘Ugly Betty Goes Global: Global Networks of Localized Content in the Telenovela Industry.’ Global Media and Communication 6, 198 – 217.
➢ Miller, J. and Khera, O. (2010) “Digital Library Adoption and the Technology Acceptance Model: A Cross-Country Analysis “ Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries 40:6, 1 – 19.
➢ Available http://www.ejisdc.org/ojs2/index.php/ejisdc/article/view/626/307
➢ Miller, J. (2009) “Soft Power and State-Firm Diplomacy: Congress and IT Corporate Activity in China” International Studies Perspectives, 10, 286 – 303.

CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW
➢ Miller, J. “Louisiana disguised: Film tax incentives and location representation in contemporary Hollywood films” (journal article under review)
➢ Miller, J., & V. Mayer “Placing power: The local geography of film location shooting” (journal article under review)

BOOK REVIEWS
➢ Miller, J. (2009) Book Review: Jeff Himpele’s Circuits of Culture, International Journal of Communication, 3, Book Review, 303 – 306.

RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS AND AFFILIATIONS
➢ Wilfrid Laurier University, Graduate Faculty, Fall 2013 – present
➢ Tulane University, City, Culture, and Community PhD program, Fall 2011 – Summer 2012
➢ Tulane University Urban Studies program, Fall 2010 – Summer 2012
➢ Manuel Castells, Research Assistant, Spring 2010
➢ Annenberg Research Network on International Communication, Annenberg School for Communication, USC, Spring 2006 – Spring 2010
➢ Center on Public Diplomacy, Annenberg School for Communication, USC, Research Associate, Spring 2006 – Summer 2007
➢ Sarah Banet-Weiser, Research Assistant, Fall 2006

INVITED AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
➢ Miller, J (2016) “iROKO in Nigeria: Digital Distribution and Transparency in Nollywood’s Domestic Market” Scheduled for Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) annual conference in Atlanta, March 2015
➢ Miller, J (2015) Keynote Address “Hollywood on Location: The Logics and Implications of Competing State Level Film Policy in the US”. The State and US Cultural Industries, The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, June 2015
➢ Miller, J (2015) “Placing Power: The Geography of Location Shooting at City Level”. American Cultures Workshop, The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, June 2015
➢ Miller, J (2015) “Locating the ‘Cultural’ in Media Distribution Studies” Workshop, Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) annual conference in Montreal, March 2015
➢ Miller, J (2015) “Informality, Power, and Distribution in Nollywood”, Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) annual conference in Montreal, March 2015
➢ Miller, J (2014) “Nollywood’s Production and Lagos” Precarious Creativity Workshop at the Carsey Wolf Center, University of California – Santa Barbara, April 2014
➢ Miller, J. (2013) “From Video Tape to Video Streaming: Changing Distribution Technologies and Power in a Video Industry” Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) annual conference in Chicago, IL, March 2013
➢ Miller, J. (2012) “Global Nollywood: The Nigerian Movie Industry and Alternative Global Networks in Production and Distribution,” International Communication Association (ICA) annual conference in Phoenix, AZ, May 2012
➢ Miller, J. & Vicki Mayer (2012) “Where Does Runaway Production Run Away To?: Geographies of Location Shooting in Hollywood South” Union for Democratic Communication (UDC) annual conference in Tallahassee, FL, May 2012
➢ Miller, J. (2012) “The Growth of a Movie Industry in a Globalizing World: Nollywood’s Beginnings” Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) annual conference in Boston, MA, March 2012.
➢ Miller, J. (2011) “Introducing Nollywood and New Media” Panel, Nollywood and New Media conference (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, GA, November 17, 2011.
➢ Miller, J. (2011) “Production in Nollywood, Production in Lagos: The City, Creative Industries, and (Lack of) Connectivity to the Global System” International Association of Media and Communications Researchers (IAMCR) annual conference in Istanbul, Turkey, July 2011.
➢ Miller, J. (2011) “The Importance of Connectivity: The Effects of Active Exposure to the Outside World on Feelings of Connection to a Globalized World.” International Communication Association (ICA) annual conference in Boston, MA, May 2011.
➢ Miller, J. (2010) “Producing quality: A social network analysis of co-production relationships in high grossing vs. highly lauded films in the U.S. market.” Presented at the International Communication Association (ICA) annual conference in Singapore, June 22 – 26, 2010.
➢ Miller, J., and Khera, O. (2008) “Digital Library Adoption in Peru and Kenya: A Cross- country Analysis.” Presented at the Telecom Policy Research Conference (TPRC) in Arlington, VA, September 26 – 28, 2008.
➢ Miller, J. (2007) “The Internet in China Hearing and the U.S. Technology Corporation: Soft Power and State-Firm Diplomacy.” Presented at the National Communication Association (NCA) annual conference in Chicago, International Communication Division, November 15 – 18, 2007.
➢ Miller, J. (2007) “Ugly Betty Goes Global: Global Networks of Localized Content in the Telenovela Industry.” Presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Researchers (IAMCR) annual conference in Paris, Emerging Scholars Network, July 23 – 25, 2007.
➢ Miller, J. and Chung, J. (2007) “Open Source Software Policy and the MNC: The Case of Brazil.” Presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Researchers (IAMCR) annual conference in Paris, Communication Policy and Technology Division, July 23 – 25, 2007.
➢ Movius, L., and Miller, J. (2006) “Rewiring Culture? The Role of New Communication Technologies in Cultural Diplomacy.” Presented at the National Communication Association (NCA) annual conference in San Antonio, TX, International Communication Division, November 16 – 19, 2006.

TEACHING
➢ Advising
➢ Wilfrid Laurier University, Communication Studies
➢ Syeda Zaman (in progress) Masters Major Research Paper: “Power and politics of social media activism in Bangladesh”
➢ Britt O’Neill (2014) Masters Major Research Paper: “Street art as art: Examining the relationships of power within the street and formal art worlds”
➢ Instructor of Record
➢ Wilfrid Laurier University
➢ CS 100: Media History
➢ CS 601: Graduate Research Methods
➢ CS 341: Critical Advertising Studies
➢ CS 600: Graduate Seminar in Communication Studies Theory
➢ CS 400: Creative Industries and the City
➢ CS 310: Globalization and Communication
➢ CS 101: Mass Media in Canada
➢ Marymount Manhattan College
➢ COMM 230: Cultural History of Media Technologies
➢ COMM 308: Global Media
➢ COMM 329: Media Criticism
➢ Tulane University
➢ COMM 3821: Global Media Flows
➢ COMM 3812: Creative Industries and the City
➢ COMM 4810: Hollywood, Bollywood, and Nollywood: The Development of Global Media Industries
➢ University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication
➢ COMM 455: Advertising and Society
➢Teaching Assistant
➢ Annenberg School for Communication, USC
➢ COMM 200: Communication as a Social Science
➢ COMM 202: Introduction to Communication Technology
➢ COMM 206: Communication and Culture
➢ COMM 300: Entertainment, Communication, and Society
➢ COMM 306: The Communication Revolution, Entertainment, and the Arts
➢ COMM 307: Sound Clash: Popular Music and American Culture
➢ COMM 383: Sports, Media, and Communication
➢ COMM 396: Fashion, Media, and Culture
➢ COMM 432: American Media and Entertainment Industries