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Jeffrey Miller
Jeffrey Alan Miller
EducationPrinceton University (Bachelor of Arts, 2006)
University of Oxford (Master of Studies
University of Oxford (D.Phil, 2012)

Jeffrey Alan Miller is an American literary scholar. He is an associate professor of English at Montclair State University, specializing in the study of early modern literature, history, and theology, with a particular focus on the works of John Milton and his contemporaries.

In 2015, he discovered [1][2] [3] [4] the earliest known draft of the King James Bible while researching at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.


In 2018, he was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship [5] to support a full year of dedicated work to complete a book-length critical edition and study of the earliest known draft of part of the King James Bible. In 2019, he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship.[6][7]


  1. Schuessler, Jennifer (October 14, 2015). "Earliest Known Draft of King James Bible Is Found, Scholar Says" – via NYTimes.com.
  2. "Fruit of good labours". TheTLS.
  3. correspondent, Harriet Sherwood Religion (October 15, 2015). "Earliest known draft of King James Bible found in Cambridge" – via www.theguardian.com.
  4. "Oldest King James Bible draft discovered: Did translators work alone?". October 15, 2015 – via Christian Science Monitor.
  5. https://www.neh.gov/sites/default/files/inline-files/NEH%20December%202018%20grant%20awards.pdf
  6. "Jeffrey Alan Miller - MacArthur Foundation". www.macfound.org.
  7. Luce, Ivan De. "Meet this year's 26 MacArthur 'geniuses,' who each got $625,000 for changing the world". Business Insider.