Christopher   L.  Miller

Professor  

Office: ELABS 346D
Phone: (956) 665-3565
Email: christopher.miller@utrgv.edu
Website: faculty.utrgv.edu/christopher.miller

Dr. Christopher L. Miller





Selected Publications


  • Christopher Miller. "American Missionaries and the Formalization of Modern Bulgarian National Consciousness," Budapest: East European Quarterly 45, no. 3-4 (February 2018): 163 - 184.

  • Christopher Miller. "Excavating American History: The Rio Grande Valley Civil War Trail," New York, New York: History Now 49, no. Fall 2017 (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2017).

  • Christopher Miller and Russell Skowronek. "Creating the Rio Grande Valley Civil War Trail," Edinburg, Texas: Extra Studies in Rio Grande Valley History 14, (2016): 457-478.

  • Carol Berkin, Christopher Miller, Robert Cherny, and James Gormly. Making America: A History of the United States. Boston: Wadsworth, 2015.

  • Christopher Miller. "Samsun: Withstanding the Challenge of Being the Gateway to American Anatolia," Geçmişten Günümüze Samsun/Canik ve Değerleri. Samsun: Canik Belediyesi Kültür Yayinlari, 2015: 143-154.

  • Carol Berkin, Christopher Miller, Robert Cherny, James Gormly, Douglas Egerton, and Kelly Woestman. Making America, Brief Edition. Boston: Wadsworth, 2014.

  • Christopher Miller. "Prelude to Rivalry: The Frontier Foundations of Two Global Empires," The Soviet Union and the United States: Rivals of the Twentieth-Century: Coexistence and Competition. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2013: 11-32.

  • Christopher Miller. Blanca Tovias, Colonialism on the Prairies: Blackfoot Settlement and Cultural Transformation, 1870-1920 (Portland, Or: Sussex Academic Press, 2011). Western Historical Quarterly, 43, 2012: 512-514.

  • Christopher Miller and Tamer Balci. "Interdisciplinary Inquiry and the Gülen Gestalt," The Gülen Hizmet Movement: Circumspect Activism in Faith Based Reform. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2012: 233-250.

  • Christopher Miller "Introduction: The Gülen Hizmet Movement, a Cautionary Tale," The Gülen Hizmet Movement: Circumspect Activism in Faith Based Reform. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2012: 1-21.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Christopher Miller. The Civil War and the Rio Grande Valley: Supplementary Request, Summerlee Foundation, $18,269.00 (January 1, 2016 - July 31, 2017)

  • Christopher Miller. Texas Preservation Trust Fund , Texas Historical Commission, $10,000.00 ( )

  • Christopher Miller. The Civil War and the Rio Grande Valley, Texas Historical Foundation, $5,000.00 (February 2017)

  • Christopher Miller. The Civil War and the Rio Grande Trail, City of Roma, Texas, $2,500.00 (March 2014 - February 2015)

  • Christopher Miller. The Civil War and the Rio Grande Valley, Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation, $5,000.00 (November 2014)

  • Christopher Miller. The Civil War and the Rio Grande Valley, City Council, Rio Grande City, $5,000.00 (November 2014)

  • Christopher Miller. The Civil War and the Rio Grande Valley: Supplementary Request, Summerlee Foundation, $16,000.00 (September 2014)

  • Kristine Wirts. Faculty Development Grant, The University of Texas -- Pan American, $3,000.00 (May 1, 2014 - August 31, 2014)

  • Christopher Miller. The Civil War and the Rio Grande Valley: A Proposal for Developing a Popular Program of Historic Engagement and Interpretation, Summerlee Foundation, $7,500.00 (October 2013)

  • Christopher Miller. Nikolay V. Sivichev Distinguished Professor of American Studies, Lemonosov State University, Moscow, Russian Federation and Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, (February 2007 - June 2007)



Selected Presentations


  • Christopher Miller. "The Philanthropy Machine and U.S.-Ottoman Relations in the 19th Century," Annual Meeting, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, (June 2017)

  • Christopher Miller. "Pre-Colonial NGOs: American Cultural Hegemony and Protestant Missions in the Greater Middle East," International Symposium on Middle East Relations, ISMER, Edinburg, Texas (September 2016)

  • Christopher Miller. "The Role of Urban Spaces in the Rise of Bulgarian National Consciousness: A Theoretical Perspective," IV International Symposium on Balkan History Studies, International Symposium of Balkan History Studies Committee, Sarajevo, Bosnia/Herzegovina (June 2016)

  • Christopher Miller. "Evangelical Print Culture and the Global Projection of Developmental Idealism," NETSOL INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, NEW TRENDS IN SOCIAL AND LIBERAL SCIENCES, Milan, Italy (April 2016)

  • Christopher Miller and Russell Skowronek. "Rio Grande Valley Civil War Trail," Annual Meeting, Texas Historical Association, Irving, Texas (March 2016)

  • Christopher Miller. "Building the Rio Grande Valley Civil War Trail," Annual Meeting, Texas Two-Year College Teachers Association, Houston, Texas (February 2016)

  • Christopher Miller. "African American Soldiers in Texas During the Civil War and Reconstruction," US Department of Veterans Affairs, Houston, Texas (February 2016)

  • Christopher Miller. "Closing Remarks," III International Symposium on Balkan History Studies, International Symposium of Balkan History Studies Committee, Bucharest, Romania (April 2015)

  • Christopher Miller. "American Missionaries and the Formalization of Bulgarian Nationalism,," III International Symposium on Balkan History Studies, International Symposium of Balkan History Studies Committee, Bucharest, Romania (April 2015)

  • Christopher Miller. "The Rio Grande Valley Civil War Trail," Monthly Meeting, Nuevo Santander Genealogical Society, Zapata, Texas (January 2015)



Selected Performances and Exhibitions


  • Christopher Miller. "Cotton Times," ()

Current Courses

HIST 1301 90L - U.S. History I:
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HIST 1301 90L - U.S. History I:
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HIST 1301 91L - U.S. History I:
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HIST 3329 01 - American Legal History:
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HIST 1301 90L - U.S. History I:
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