Chris Miller

Assistant Professor of International History


Education
  • PhD, Yale University
  • MA, Yale University
  • BA, Harvard University

Biography

Chris Miller is Assistant Professor of International History at The Fletcher School. He has previously served as the Associate Director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy at Yale, a lecturer at the New Economic School in Moscow, a visiting researcher at the Carnegie Moscow Center, a research associate at the Brookings Institution, and as a fellow at the German Marshall Fund's Transatlantic Academy. His first book, "The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy: Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR," was published in 2016. His second book, "Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia," will be published in 2018. He received his PhD and MA from Yale University and his BA in history from Harvard University. For more information, see www.christophermiller.net


Research Interests
  • Russian history, politics, economics, foreign policy
  • Cold War history
  • Chinese history and economics
  • U.S. Diplomatic history
ARTICLES
"Economic Take-Off or Great Leap Forward: Soviet Assessments of Chinese Economic Reforms during Perestroika," Soviet and Post-Soviet Review (2016)
"Gorbachev's Agricultural Reforms and the Politics of Perestroika," Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History (2016)

BOOKS
"The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy: Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR," The University of North Carolina Press, 2016

BOOK CHAPTERS
"From Foreign Concessions to Export Processing Zones," in Decolonization and the Cold War (2015).

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  • European Advisory Group
  • Latin American Advisory Group
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