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Sylvia Miller

Program Coord, Senior
John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute
114 S Buchanan Blvd, Smith Warehouse, Bay 5, 1st Floor, Durham, NC 27708


Sylvia Miller is Senior Program Manager, Scholarly Publishing and Special Projects at the Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI).  

Drawing on her decades of experience in scholarly publishing in New York and her experience writing and managing large collaborative grants at UNC and Duke, Sylvia consults with faculty and students on their publishing  and grant plans and proposals.  She also manages the Book Manuscript Workshops; spearheads Publishing Humanities Initiative events; and liaises with the Library, Duke University Press, and other campus units and programs on publishing-related issues and collaborations.

In the Special Projects category, Sylvia also serves as liaison for the Carlyle Letters Online between Duke University Press and the Center for Digital Humanities at the University of South Carolina, where the project is being redeveloped, and she is Publications Manager for the Mellon-funded Humanities Futures publishing platform, which includes 70 "think pieces" by leading humanities scholars from around the world.

Sylvia has a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.A. from Columbia University, both in Comparative Literature.

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