Brandon G. Miller

Brandon Miller

Assistant Director, University Honors Program
Assistant Director, Dedman College Scholars Program
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Clements Department of History



Office: G02AC Clements Hall
Phone: 214-768-4543
Email: bgmiller[@]


Educational Background

Ph.D., History – Michigan State University (2013)
B.A., History; B.S., Journalism – Appalachian State University (2006)


Research Interests

Social and cultural history of the Soviet Union and contemporary Russia, with a focus on everyday life, material consumption, and gender


“The New Soviet Narkoman: Drugs and Youth in Post-Stalinist Russia,” REGION: Regional Studies of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia 4, no. 1 (2015): 45-69.

Review of Gabor T. Rittersporn, Anguish, Anger, and Folkways in Soviet Russia (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014) in History: Reviews of New Books 44, no. 3 (2016): 113-114.

Review of Douglas M. Bowden, American Letters from Khrushchev’s Russia: Surprising Impressions of Life behind the Iron Curtain, 1961-1962 (Charleston, SC: CreateSpace, 2013) in Ab Imperio 4/2013: 304-306.

Review of Susan Grant, Physical Culture and Sport in Soviet Society: Propaganda, Acculturation, and Transformation in the 1920s and 1930s (New York and London: Routledge, 2013) in Slovo 25, no. 2 (Autumn 2013): 41-43.

Review of Donald J. Raleigh, Soviet Baby Boomers: An Oral History of Russia’s Cold War Generation (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2012) in Past Tense: Graduate Review of History 1, no. 1 (2012): 141-143.

Review of Maya Eichler, Militarizing Men: Gender, Conscription, and War in Post-Soviet Russia (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2012) in Slovo 24, no. 2 (Autumn 2012): 138-139.