Niya Pickett Miller
Assistant Professor
Howard College of Arts and Sciences
Communication and Media

Before joining Samford's faculty, Niya Pickett Miller was Assistant Professor of Communication at Tuskegee University, a 2019 TEDx Birmingham speaker and recipient of the 2019 Alabama Communication Association top faculty paper award. Her scholarship is centered on visual rhetorical criticism of marginal identities.

View Miller's TEDx presentation here.


• Ph.D. in communication studies, University of Southern Mississippi
• M.S. in human resource management, Troy University
• M.A. in communication studies, University of Alabama
• B.A. in telecommunication and film, broadcast journalism and psychology, University of Alabama