sj Miller, Ph.D., a transdisciplinary award-winning teacher/writer/activist/scholar, has a combined 22 years of teaching secondary English Language Arts, undergraduate/graduate courses in literacy, and urban/English teacher education. sj has written and published nine books, over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and over 30 book chapters, and has presented widely in state, national, and international conferences on a variety of subjects, including anti-bullying pedagogy, challenging the gender binary, LGBTQIA topics, and disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline. sj is an advisor for The National Council Teachers of English LGBT Issues in Academic Studies Committee and for GLSEN’s Educator Advisory Committee, a consultant for the College Board, a senior advisor working with teachers about transgender Issues for PBS, and an UNESCO representative for the United States to develop Education for Peace and Sustainable Development in India with the Mohathma Gandhi Institute. sj is co-editor of two book series, Social Justice Across Contexts in Education and Queering Teacher Education Across Context, and is a column editor of “Beyond Binary Gender Identities” for the English Journal. sj recently appeared in a feature documentary on CBS, Gender: The Space Between, is a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post, CBS, and PBS, and was awarded the 2017 AERA Exemplary Research Award for editing the book Teaching, Affirming, and Recognizing Trans and Gender Creative Youth: A Queer Literacy Framework.