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Nick Miller

Nick Miller portraitChair, History Department




Ph.D., Indiana University
M.A., Indiana University
B.A., UC Santa Barbara

Nick Miller teaches courses on modern European history, nationalism, communism, and refugees, along with other occasional offerings. He began his career researching and writing on modern Yugoslav history; currently his work focuses on Croatia, Slovenia, and (historic) refugee resettlement. Nick received his doctorate from Indiana University in 1991, and has taught at Boise State University since 1993. He chaired the History Department from 2007 to 2011, and then directed the Arts and Humanities Institute from 2011 to 2016.


Nick at Plitvice, Croatia, 2015

Nick at Plitvice, Croatia, 2015

Office: L193
Phone: (208) 426-3902
Office Hours: Mon 1:00-3:00; Tues 9:00-12:00; Thurs 9:00-10:15 & by appointment


History of Nationalism
History of the Balkans
Refugee Resettlement in Historical Perspective

Graduate Students

Dean Hagerman

Selected Scholarship

Between Nation and State: Serbian Politics in Croatia before the First World War
(University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997)

The Nonconformists: Culture, Politics, and Nationalism in a Serbian Intellectual Circle, 1944-1991
(Central European University Press, 2007)

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