Professor Toby Miller

Professor in Media and Creative Industries

Professor Toby Miller

Toby’s areas of expertise include cultural studies and media studies. He has published forty books, has written numerous articles, and is a guest commentator on television and radio programmes across the globe.

Toby Miller is vastly experienced in this field and has numerous publications in Television; New Media, Sport; Culture, Cultural Politics and Film Theory. Prior to pursuing academics, Miller worked in broadcasting, banking, and the civil service.

Academic background

Professor Miller earned a BA in History and Political Science at The Australian National University (ANU) in 1980 and a PhD in Philosophy and Communication Studies at Murdoch University in 1991.

In 2004, Miller became a full-time professor at University of California, Riverside (UCR). Formerly, Toby was a professor in the Departments of English, Sociology, and Women’s Studies, as well as Director of the programme in Film and Visual Culture.

As of December 2008, he chairs the new Department of Media and Cultural Studies at the UCR. Preceding his professorship at UCR and Loughborough University London, Miller was a professor at New York University, and held previous appointments at Murdoch University, Griffith University, and the University of New South Wales.


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