Gera Miles

Senior Teaching Instructor
Bate 2135


Gera Miles teaches composition and serves as the technology manager and computer technician for the Department of English. He was a Senior Training Specialist for a digital communications company before his arrival to ECU. His technical experience ranges from building and configuring computers to programming PBX communication systems. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children, watching Japanese movies of all types, and practicing the martial arts.


  • B.A. Virginia Military Institute
  • M.A. University of Virginia

Research Interests

  • Critical Theory
  • African-American Literature
  • Modern Heroic Fiction
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Martial Arts
  • Indian Mythology
  • Chinese and Japanese Pop-Culture
  • Golden Age of Spanish Literature

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 3260: Black Literature in America
  • ETHN 2001: Introduction to Ethnic Studies
  • ENGL 1000: Appreciating Literature
  • ENGL 2400: World Literature
  • ENGL 2480: Science Fiction
  • ENGL 2000: Interpreting Literature
  • ENGL 2201: Writing about the Disciplines
  • ENGL 1100: Foundations of College Writing