Stephanie R. Miller
Associate Professor, Department Chair
Stephanie R. Miller is an associate professor of art history and department chair of the Department of Visual Arts at Coastal Carolina University. She received her Ph.D. from Indiana University. Her research interests include the tin-glazed terra cotta sculpture of Andrea della Robbia and the material culture of women and children in early modern Italy. She contributed a chapter on Andrea’s Crucifixion altarpiece at La Verna to The Anthology on Chapels (WAPACC/Text and Studies Series, 2010). Her other publications include a 2013 Sculpture Journal, "A Material Distinction" on the uses and interpretation of tin-glaze enamel on Renaissance portraiture, various entries to the Encyclopedia of Sculpture (Fitzroy Dearborn, 2004), "A Tale of Two Portraits: Titian's Seated Portraits of Philip II" (Visual Resources, 2012), and her co-edited volume, The Early Modern Domestic Italian Interior (Ashgate, 2013), also includes her research on the material culture of children, "Parenting in the palazzo: Images and artifacts of children in the Italian Renaissance home." She is currently contributing to and co-editing volumes on the cultural history of furniture and interiors of the Renaissance (Bloomsbury Publishing).
Miller has museum and collections experience having worked at and having had graduate fellowships at the Art Bank Program (US Department of State), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the National Gallery of Art.
Art History survey courses, Italian Renaissance Art, Medieval Art, and Seventeenth-Century European Art
Art and material culture of early modern Italy; domestic material culture of early modern Italy; art and business of the della Robbia family; early modern art and urbanism