Department of Political Science
2115 G St. NW, Monroe Hall 440
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: (202) 994-6290
Fax: (202) 994-1974

Michael  Miller

Michael  Miller

Title — Assistant Professor of Political Science

Office — Monroe 415

Office Hours — Thursdays 3:45-5:00pm

Phone — (202) 994-7582

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Areas of Expertise —

Democratization; autocratic elections and institutions; comparative politics; formal theory; quantitative methods

Current Research

Professor Miller's current research focuses on three interconnected areas: electoral authoritarianism, democratization, and political methodology.


PhD, Princeton University, 2011
MSc, London School of Economics, 2006


Professor Miller's research covers several topics in comparative politics, formal and quantitative methodology, and political economy. His focus is on democratization and the causes and consequences of autocratic elections.

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Dissertation —

Democratic Pieces: Hybrid Regimes, Electoral Authoritarianism, and Disaggregated Democracy


His work has appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Theoretical Politics, British Journal of Political Science and elsewhere.