Dr Christopher Miller

  • Lecturer in Global Economy (Economic & Social History)

telephone: 01413302786
email: Christopher.Miller@glasgow.ac.uk

Centre for Business History in Scotland, 221 Lilybank House, G12 8RT

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4161-4482

Biography

I am a historian of business-government relations in the twentieth century, particularly interested in wars, crises and technological development in Western Europe and America. I have mostly been working on the political economy of armaments manufacturing and related topics, though these interests are (slowly) broadening into other areas - such as pollution and the environment - in recent months and years. 

I was educated at the University of Oxford (Balliol College), and the University of Glasgow. I (re)joined Glasgow in 2016 after a predoctoral fellowship at Yale University, and a lectureship at the University of Tübingen in Germany. For six months in 2020 and 2021 I was a visiting Associate Professor within the University of Jyväskylä's Academy of Finland-funded Crises Research Centre.

Since 2018 I have been a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. 

Publications

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Number of items: 16.

2022

Mackenzie, N. , Perchard, A., Miller, C. and Forbes, N. (2022) Introduction: Varieties of Capitalism Over Time. In: Varieties of Capitalism Over Time. Routledge, pp. 1-14. ISBN 9781032369839 (In Press)

Mackenzie, N. G. , Perchard, A., Miller, C. and Forbes, N. (Eds.) (2022) Varieties of Capitalism Over Time. Routledge. ISBN 9781032369839 (In Press)

2021

Mackenzie, N. G. , Perchard, A., Miller, C. and Forbes, N. (2021) Business-government relations and national economic models: a review and future research directions in varieties of capitalism and beyond. Business History, 63(8), pp. 1239-1252. (doi: 10.1080/00076791.2021.1924687)

Miller, C. W. and Murphy, H. (2021) Price collusion, rationalisation and admiralty oversight in British shipbuilding: the case of the Warship Group, 1926-1945. International Journal of Maritime History, 33(3), pp. 561-576. (doi: 10.1177/08438714211037692)

Miller, C. W. (2021) Warships After London: The end of the treaty era in the five major fleets, 1930–1936. Mariner's Mirror, 107(2), pp. 249-250. (doi: 10.1080/00253359.2021.1903753)[Book Review]

Miller, C. W. (2021) The Clydeside Cabal: the influence of Lord Weir, Sir James Lithgow, and Sir Andrew Rae Duncan on naval and defence policy, around 1918-1940. Mariner's Mirror, 107(3), pp. 338-357. (doi: 10.1080/00253359.2021.1948182)

2020

Miller, C. (2020) Interwar pricefixing in naval shipbuilding. Navy Records Society, 4 Oct.

Heuser, B. , Harding, R. and Miller, C. (2020) COVID-19: Policy-Options, Effects and Resulting Scenarios. Other. Coriolis Technologies.

2019

Stokes, R. G. and Miller, C. W. (2019) Pollution and climate change. In: da Silva Lopes, T., Lubinski, C. and Tworek, H. J.S. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to the Makers of Global Business. Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting. Routledge. ISBN 9781138242654

2018

Miller, C. (2018) Planning and Profits: British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941. Series: Research in maritime history (53). Liverpool University Press: Liverpool. ISBN 9781786940667 (doi: 10.5949/liverpool/9781786940667.001.0001)

Miller, C. W. (2018) Review of: Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke and Jeffrey Gale Williamson, eds., The spread of modern industry to the periphery since 1871. Oxford, 2017. Economic History Review, 71(1), pp. 360-361. (doi: 10.1111/ehr.12685)[Book Review]

2017

Miller, C. W. (2017) Extraordinary Gentlemen: the Economic League, business networks, and organised labour in war planning and rearmament. Scottish Labour History, 52, pp. 120-151.

2016

Miller, C. (2016) British naval armaments, cartels, and defence planning between the world wars. Entreprises et histoire, 85(1), pp. 70-87.

Miller, C. W. (2016) Titipu on the Thames. In: Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado. Scottish Opera, pp. 22-25.

Miller, C. (2016) Review of: Beaven, Brad: Visions of Empire. Patriotism, Popular Culture and the City, 1870–1939. Manchester 2012. H-Soz-u-Kult, [Book Review]

2012

Miller, C. W. (2012) Forward to obscurity? Another dimension to the decline of the radical left on 1930s Clydeside. Scottish Labour History, 47, pp. 91-109.

This list was generated on Sat Dec 3 01:06:40 2022 GMT.
Number of items: 16.

Articles

Mackenzie, N. G. , Perchard, A., Miller, C. and Forbes, N. (2021) Business-government relations and national economic models: a review and future research directions in varieties of capitalism and beyond. Business History, 63(8), pp. 1239-1252. (doi: 10.1080/00076791.2021.1924687)

Miller, C. W. and Murphy, H. (2021) Price collusion, rationalisation and admiralty oversight in British shipbuilding: the case of the Warship Group, 1926-1945. International Journal of Maritime History, 33(3), pp. 561-576. (doi: 10.1177/08438714211037692)

Miller, C. W. (2021) The Clydeside Cabal: the influence of Lord Weir, Sir James Lithgow, and Sir Andrew Rae Duncan on naval and defence policy, around 1918-1940. Mariner's Mirror, 107(3), pp. 338-357. (doi: 10.1080/00253359.2021.1948182)

Miller, C. (2020) Interwar pricefixing in naval shipbuilding. Navy Records Society, 4 Oct.

Miller, C. W. (2017) Extraordinary Gentlemen: the Economic League, business networks, and organised labour in war planning and rearmament. Scottish Labour History, 52, pp. 120-151.

Miller, C. (2016) British naval armaments, cartels, and defence planning between the world wars. Entreprises et histoire, 85(1), pp. 70-87.

Miller, C. W. (2012) Forward to obscurity? Another dimension to the decline of the radical left on 1930s Clydeside. Scottish Labour History, 47, pp. 91-109.

Books

Miller, C. (2018) Planning and Profits: British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941. Series: Research in maritime history (53). Liverpool University Press: Liverpool. ISBN 9781786940667 (doi: 10.5949/liverpool/9781786940667.001.0001)

Book Sections

Mackenzie, N. , Perchard, A., Miller, C. and Forbes, N. (2022) Introduction: Varieties of Capitalism Over Time. In: Varieties of Capitalism Over Time. Routledge, pp. 1-14. ISBN 9781032369839 (In Press)

Stokes, R. G. and Miller, C. W. (2019) Pollution and climate change. In: da Silva Lopes, T., Lubinski, C. and Tworek, H. J.S. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to the Makers of Global Business. Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting. Routledge. ISBN 9781138242654

Miller, C. W. (2016) Titipu on the Thames. In: Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado. Scottish Opera, pp. 22-25.

Book Reviews

Miller, C. W. (2021) Warships After London: The end of the treaty era in the five major fleets, 1930–1936. Mariner's Mirror, 107(2), pp. 249-250. (doi: 10.1080/00253359.2021.1903753)[Book Review]

Miller, C. W. (2018) Review of: Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke and Jeffrey Gale Williamson, eds., The spread of modern industry to the periphery since 1871. Oxford, 2017. Economic History Review, 71(1), pp. 360-361. (doi: 10.1111/ehr.12685)[Book Review]

Miller, C. (2016) Review of: Beaven, Brad: Visions of Empire. Patriotism, Popular Culture and the City, 1870–1939. Manchester 2012. H-Soz-u-Kult, [Book Review]

Edited Books

Mackenzie, N. G. , Perchard, A., Miller, C. and Forbes, N. (Eds.) (2022) Varieties of Capitalism Over Time. Routledge. ISBN 9781032369839 (In Press)

Research Reports or Papers

Heuser, B. , Harding, R. and Miller, C. (2020) COVID-19: Policy-Options, Effects and Resulting Scenarios. Other. Coriolis Technologies.

This list was generated on Sat Dec 3 01:06:40 2022 GMT.

Supervision

Macon Linton St Hilaire (Ph.D, 1st Supervisor - Lind Foundation Funding): 'A Spirit of Success? The Globalisation of Scotch Whisky, 1918-2018' [with Professor Niall MacKenzie, Adam Smith Business School]

Sascha Schuster (Ph.D, 2nd Supervisor): 'The linkages between military and business strategy in history' [with Professor Beatrice Heuser, Politics and IR]

Shoya Fugestu (Ph.D, dual Glasgow-Kyoto University progamme): 'Royal Navy and private manufacturer co-operation in shipbuilding in the Long Eighteenth Century'

Zheilang Shen (Ph.D, dual Glasgow-Nankai University programme): 'Pathways to Internationalisation for private Chinese firms since 1980'. 

Teaching

Economies and Societies in WWII (Honours)

Researching Economic and Social History 1 & 2 (Honours)

Technnology Transfer in the Global Economy (PGT)

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Economy (PGT)

Globalisation in the Modern Economy (MSc International Political Economy, Glasgow-Nankai Joint Graduate School, China)

Various other core and team-taught modules at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. 

Professional activities & recognition

Research fellowships

  • 2020 - 2021: Academy of Finland

Editorial boards

  • 2020: Mariner's Mirror
  • 2018: Business History
  • 2016: Scottish Labour History

Professional & learned societies

  • 2018: Fellow, Royal Historical Society