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| residence = Montclair, NJ| nationality = American|occupation = Associate professor
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| organization = Montclair State University
| known_for = Early modern literature, history, and theology
| notable_works = John Milton, King James Bible
|education = Princeton University {{small|(Bachelor of Arts, 2006)}}<br>University of Oxford {{small|(Master of Studies|M.St., 2007)}}<br>University of Oxford {{small|(D.Phil, 2012)}}
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'''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 the earliest known draft of the King James Bible while researching at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/15/books/earliest-known-draft-of-king-james-bible-is-found-scholar-says.html|title=Earliest Known Draft of King James Bible Is Found, Scholar Says|first=Jennifer|last=Schuessler|date=October 14, 2015|via=NYTimes.com}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/private/fruit-of-good-labours/|title=Fruit of good labours|website=TheTLS}}</ref> <ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/oct/15/king-james-bible-earliest-draft-cambridge|title=Earliest known draft of King James Bible found in Cambridge|first=Harriet Sherwood Religion|last=correspondent|date=October 15, 2015|via=www.theguardian.com}}</ref> <ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.csmonitor.com/Books/2015/1015/Oldest-King-James-Bible-draft-discovered-Did-translators-work-alone|title=Oldest King James Bible draft discovered: Did translators work alone?|date=October 15, 2015|via=Christian Science Monitor}}</ref> the earliest known draft of the King James Bible while researching at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.
==Awards==
In 2018, he was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship <ref>https://www.neh.gov/sites/default/files/inline-files/NEH%20December%202018%20grant%20awards.pdf</ref> 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.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.macfound.org/fellows/1045/|title=Jeffrey Alan Miller - MacArthur Foundation|website=www.macfound.org}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.businessinsider.com/macarthur-fellowship-genius-grant-winners-2019-9|title=Meet this year's 26 MacArthur 'geniuses,' who each got $625,000 for changing the world|first=Ivan De|last=Luce|website=Business Insider}}</ref>
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