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sj Miller

sj Miller

Expert on Gender Identity/Expression in pre-K-12 through University educational contexts across curriculum, pedagogy, and policy, for all stakeholders; and social justice in teacher education

Faculty Associate | School of Education | Curriculum & Instruction | UWTeach | School of Education Work: 608-263-4600 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @drsjmiller


  • Addressing Gender Identity Complexity in Schools (e.g., curriculum, pedagogy and policy)
  • Trans*+-sectional Theory and Sustaining/Enduring Trans*+-cultural Identity
  • Gender Identity Justice and Self-Determination
  • Political Climate's Impact on Gender Identity Complexity in Educational Settings
  • Social Justice in Teacher Education: Implications for Theory, Practice, and Policy in pre-K-12 through University Level Contexts


  • Author: Teaching, Affirming, and Recognizing Trans and Gender Creative Youth: A Queer Literacy Framework-Awarded 2017 AERA Exemplary Research Award, and Outstanding Book by the MCTE.
  • Research study generated Social Justice Standard 6-the first ever standard in the United States that advances social justice work in teacher preparation
  • UNESCO representative to develop Education for Peace and Sustainable Development with the Mohathma Gandhi Institute
  • Appeared in a feature documentary, Gender: The Space Between on CBS, and is a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post, CBS News, and PBS.
  • Author of 7 books, over twenty-five book chapters and fifty articles on social justice, queering education, and embedding gender identity into pre-K-12- university level: see