Elizabeth Miller (1939-2022)

Dracula scholar Elizabeth Miller, 82, died January 2, 2022 in Toronto, Canada.

Her non-fiction volumes include A Dracula Handbook (2005), Reflections on Dracula: Ten Essays (1997), Dracula: The Shade and the Shadow (1998), Dracula: Sense & Nonsense (2000), Dracula, a Documentary Volume (2004), and Bram Stoker’s Notes for Dracula (2008, with Robert Eighteen-Bisang). She co-edited The Lost Journal of Bram Stoker (2012, with Dacre Stoker). Miller was the founding editor of the Journal of Dracula Studies. Her books won two Lord Ruthven Awards, and she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Dracula Society in 2012.

Elizabeth Russell Miller was born February 26, 1939. She taught at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, becoming professor emeritus in 2005. The Transylvanian Society of Dracula, Romania declared her a “Baroness of the House of Dracula” in 1995, and the mayor of Aref, Romania named her a “Daughter of the Town of Aref” in 2000.

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