Christopher   Miller

Professor  

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

Dr. Christopher Miller





Selected Publications


  • Christopher Miller. Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War. Journal of American History, 104, no. 4 March 2018: 1027.

  • Russell Skowronek, Christopher Miller, and Dominique Taylor. And then the Soldiers were gone, Rio Grande City and Fort Ringgold. March 2018.

  • Rolando Avila and Christopher Miller. "Introduction," The Civil War Era and the Lower Rio Grande Valley: A Brief History. Edinburg, TX: Community Historical Archaeology Project with Schools, February 2018: 1-4.

  • Christopher Miller. "American Missionaries and the Formalization of Modern Bulgarian National Consciousness," Budapest: East European Quarterly 45, no. 3-4 (December 2017): 163 - 184.

  • Russell Skowronek, Christopher Miller, and Dominique Taylor. "The Cotton Times". Rio Grande Valley Civil War Trail. October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2017.

  • Christopher Miller and Russell Skowronek. Cotton Times. October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2017.

  • 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.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Russell Skowronek. Civil War Trail Traveling Trunks, Summerfield G. Roberts Foundation , $10,000.00 (April 3, 2018 - October 3, 2018)

  • 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)



Selected Presentations


  • Christopher Miller. "Roundtable on Asian Studies," Asian Studies Conference, Asian Studies Program, UTRGV, Edinburg, TX (November 2017)

  • 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)

Current Courses

HIST 1301 90L - U.S. History I:
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HIST 1301 91L - U.S. History I:
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HIST 1301 92L - U.S. History I:
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HIST 4392 01R - Special Topics in US History:
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HIST 3329 01 - American Legal History:
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