Timothy S. Miller received his Ph.D. in English from the University of Notre Dame in 2014. Originally trained as a medievalist with a dissertation on Chaucer and his reception history, he now works primarily on contemporary science fiction and fantasy literature. His most recent work explores representations of plants and plant being in speculative fiction with an emphasis on narratives of climate catastrophe. He has previously taught courses on science fiction and medieval literature at several other institutions, including Sarah Lawrence College and Marquette University. His articles have appeared in journals such as Science Fiction Studies, The Chaucer Review, Extrapolation, Mythlore, and The Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, among others.