Dr Christopher Miller
- Senior Lecturer (Economic & Social History)
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.
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'.
- Muradzada, Nijat
How can the Entrepreneurial State Facilitate Green Transition? A Retrospective Exploratory Analysis of Azerbaijan.
- Qi, Hebin
The Political Economy of Energy Transition in the Germany and the United Kingdom, from 1990 to the Present
- Shen, Zheliang
Development, Technology Progress, and Internationalization of Chinese Industries in recent 100 years
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
- 2020 - 2021: Academy of Finland
- 2020: Mariner's Mirror
- 2018: Business History
- 2016: Scottish Labour History
Professional & learned societies
- 2018: Fellow, Royal Historical Society