Edward Miller

|Associate Professor
Academic Appointments
  • Chair, Department of Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages

  • Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies

Edward Miller is a historian, teacher, and digital humanist.  His research and teaching focus on Modern Vietnam, the Vietnam War, and oral history. His scholarship explores the international and transnational dimensions of the Vietnam War and is based on research in archives in Vietnam, Europe, and the United States.  His publications include Misalliance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and the Fate of South Vietnam (Harvard, 2013) and The Vietnam War: A Documentary Reader (Wiley, 2016).

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  • B.A. Swarthmore College, 1991
  • M.A. University of Michigan, 1997
  • Ph.D. Harvard University, 2004
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  • Professor Miller is an adopted member of the Dartmouth College Class of 1964.

Selected Publications

  • EDITED VOLUME: Edward Miller and Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, eds. The Cambridge History of the Vietnam War. Volume I: Origins (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2024).

  • BOOK CHAPTER: Edward Miller, "Past Imperfect: Peacemaking, Legitimacy, and Reconciliation in US-Vietnam Relations, 1975-2020." Borje Ljunggren and David H. Perkins, eds., Vietnam: Navigating a Rapidly Changing Economy, Society and Political Order (Harvard University Asia Center, forthcoming 2023).

  • BOOK: Edward Miller, Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and the Fate of South Vietnam (Harvard University Press, 2013).

  • DOCUMENT READER:  Edward Miller, The Vietnam War: A Documentary Reader (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016).

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Professor Miller is the founding director of the Dartmouth Vietnam Project (DVP), a student-driven oral history program which documents the memories and experiences of members of the Dartmouth community who lived through the Vietnam War era.  The DVP has recorded over 160 interviews with military veterans, antiwar activists, journalists, government officials, healthcare workers, aid experts, and refugees. 

He is also the director of the Dartmouth Digital History Initiative (DDHI), a digital humanities project that is developing new tools and methods for encoding and visualizing data contained in oral history interviews.  Click here to try out a demonstration version of the DDHI's data visualization viewer!


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