Barbara D. Miller
Ph.D, Spanish Languages and Literatures, University at Buffalo
A Buffalo native, Dr. Barbara Miller has taught at the secondary level, and at her alma maters, UB and Daemen College, as well as at Canisius College, Western State College of Colorado, University of Rochester, University of Richmond, Virginia, and as SUNY Summer Program Director at the University of Salamanca, Spain.
She received tenure, and promotion to the rank of associate professor at Buffalo State in 2007. Miller's scholarly interests include such diverse areas as film studies, feminist approaches, interdisciplinary connections among the visual, musical, and literary arts, and the "convivencia" of Jews, Christians, and Moslems in medieval Spain. Although she has presented papers at national and international conferences, and published journal articles and book chapters related to all these fields, her primary research area is that of Arthurian literature, especially pertaining to the figure of Merlin the enchanter, as presented by authors from Spain.