Dan Miron is one of the leading scholars in the field of Yiddish narrative prose, Hebrew poetry, and the reception and history of the scholarly study of Jewish literature. His publications include the study Ashkenaz. Modern Hebrew Literature and the Premodern German Jewish Experience and the volume H. N. Bialik and the Prophetic Mode in Modern Hebrew Poetry (2000). In addition, Miron has published studies on the literary portrayal of the Jewish schtetl, including The Image of the Shtetl and Other Studies of Modern Jewish Literary Imagination.
Dan Miron is the recipient of several awards, including the Bialik Prize and the highest award of the State of Israel, the Israel Prize.