Dylan AT Miner

Professor and Interim Dean

Contact Info

Office: C230J Snyder Hall
Phone: 517-884-1323


PhD, New Mexico
MA, New Mexico
BA, Western Michigan

Dylan Miner is an artist, activist, and scholar. He is Professor and Interim Dean of the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH) at Michigan State University. Since 2015, he has also served as Director of MSU’s American Indian and Indigenous Studies program. His book Creating Aztlán: Chicano Art, Indigenous Sovereignty, and Lowriding Across Turtle Island was published by the University of Arizona Press. His scholarly writing has been published and distributed by Duke University Press, Yale University Press, Washington State University Press, University of Pittsburgh Press, Oxford University Press, Michigan State University Press, University of Arizona Press, University of Toronto Press, Routledge, Palgrave Macmillan, and Blackwell, among others. As an artist, he has hung more than two dozen solo art exhibitions, as well as participated in more than 115 group exhibitions. Recently, he exhibited in the Biennale d’art contemporain autochtone in Montreal and at the National Gallery of Canada. At the beginning of the pandemic, he hung a solo exhibition entitled “These Conditions Can Be Changed” at the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre. Born and raised in Michigan, Miner is a registered citizen of the Métis Nation of Ontario.