Dr. Ross Miller is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His primary research includes audience costs and international conflict. He is a co-author of Before Norms: Institutions and Civic Culture and has several articles published in the Journal of Conflict Resolution, Political Research Quarterly, Comparative Political Studies, and the American Journal of Political Science.
- International Conflict
- American Foreign Policy
- Research Methods
- Comparative Political Institutions
- Resolve and Civil Wars
- Leader Tenure
- Fellowship, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, University of California, San Diego
- Fellowship, Hoover Institution, Stanford, CA
- Before Norms: Institutions and Civic Culture (University of Michigan Press, 2004), co-author.
Selected Journal Articles
Miller, R. A. 2020. “Welcome to the Jungle: a research note on leader entry, combat experience, and dispute targeting.” International Interactions, 46(4), 636-651.
Miller, Ross A. and Karen Albert. 2015. “If it leads, it bleeds (and if it bleeds, it leads): Media Coverage and Fatalities in Militarized Interstate Disputes. Political Communication, 32 (1): 61-82.
Miller, Ross A. 2015. “You’ve Got to Know When to Fold ‘Em: International and Domestic Consequences of Capitulation, 1919–1999.” International Interactions 41:4: 674-698.
Miller, Ross A. and Özlem Elgün. 2011.”Diversion and Political Survival in Latin America.” Journal of Conflict Resolution. Vol. 55:192-219.
Miller, Ross A. 1999. “Regime Type, Strategic Interaction, and the Diversionary Use of Force.” Journal of Conflict Resolution Vol. 43: 388-402.
Dudley, Ryan and Ross A. Miller. 1998. “Group Rebellion in the 1980s.” Journal of Conflict Resolution Vol. 42: 77-96
Jackman, Robert W. and Ross A. Miller. 1998. “Social Capital and Politics.” Annual Review of Political Science Vol 1: 47-73.
Nicholson, Stephen P. and Ross A. Miller. 1997 “Prior Beliefs and Turnout in the 1986 and 1988 Congressional Elections.” Political Research Quarterly Vol. 50: 199-214
Jackman, Robert W. and Ross A. Miller. 1996. "A Renaissance of Political Culture?" American Journal of Political Science Vol. 40: 632-659.
Jackman, Robert W. and Ross A. Miller. 1996. "The Poverty of Political Culture." American Journal of Political Science Vol. 40: 697-716.
Jackman, Robert W. and Ross A. Miller. 1996. “Turnout and the Economy: Reply.” Comparative Political Studies Vol. 29: 724-733
Miller, Ross A. 1995. "Domestic Structures and the Diversionary Use of Force." American Journal of Political Science Vol. 39, pp. 760-785.
Jackman, Robert W. and Ross A. Miller. 1995. "Voter Turnout in the Industrial Democracies during The 1980s" Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 27, pp. 467-492.
- Ph.D. University of California, Davis, 1994