Tyrus Miller

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School of Humanities
Professor, Art History
School of Humanities
Professor, English
School of Humanities
Ph.D., Stanford University, English
M.A., Johns Hopkins University, Creative Writing
B.A./M.A., Johns Hopkins University, Humanities
Phone: (949) 824-5133
Email: humanitiesdean@uci.edu
University of California, Irvine
4100 Humanities Gateway
Office of the Dean
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
20th-century art, literature, and culture; modernism and avant-garde; socialist and post-socialist culture; critical theory.
Research Abstract
Tyrus Miller is Dean of the School of Humanities at the University of California at Irvine. He brings to the position more than twenty years as an interdisciplinary scholar in the humanities; extensive administrative experience in a variety of roles from undergraduate liberal education to graduate education to institutional management; and a rich engagement with humanities research as a scholar and strategic university leader. Prior to his coming to UC Irvine, he served as Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies and as Co-Provost of Cowell College at UC Santa Cruz, and as the Director of the UC Education Abroad Program’s Study Center in Budapest, Hungary.
(Author) Late Modernism: Politics, Fiction, and the Arts Between the World Wars
(Author) Singular Examples: Artistic Politics and the Neo-Avant-Garde
(Author) Time Images: Alternative Temporalities in 20th-Century Theory, History, and Art
(Author) Modernism and the Frankfurt School
(Editor) Given World and Time: Temporalities in Context
(Editor) A Cambridge Companion to Wyndham Lewis
(Translator) The Culture of People’s Democracy: Hungarian Essays on Literature, Art, and Democratic Transition by György Lukács
(Co-Editor) Brill Publisher’s Lukács Library series
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