Miller, Doug

Miller2c DougDoug Miller, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma 

Address 112 Murray (South)

Spring 2018 Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 2:00-3:30

Native North America; Modern U.S. History; Mass Incarceration; Settler Custodialism

My research focuses on Native American urbanization, mobility, and work in the twentieth century. My current book project, "Reservation Limits: Native American Urbanization and Mobility in the Twentieth Century," places the Bureau of Indian Affairs' midcentury relocation program in broader historical contexts in order to highlight Native people's preexisting, persistent, and often circular paths between tribal homelands and "mainstream" America. Through this approach, I prioritize the ingenuity and fortitude generations of urban Indian families demonstrated as they forged new possibilities for Indian futures and new places for Indian belonging. I am also currently developing an article and researching a second book project on Native American incarceration, recidivism, homelessness, and prison activism since the late nineteenth century. 

 Courses  Taught

HIST 1103 – Survey of American History
HIST 2013 – Introduction to the Study of History 
HIST 3793 – Native American History
HIST 3683 – U.S. History Since 1945
HIST 3980 – U.S. History in 15 Songs 
HIST 4453 – History & Film: Native American History 
HIST 5120 – U.S. Since 1945 Readings Seminar 
HIST 5220 – Native American Research Seminar