Peter Miller

Dean of the Bard Graduate Center and Professor of Cultural History

Bard Graduate Center

Peter N. Miller is dean of the Bard Graduate Center and professor of Cultural History.  Miller received his BA and MA degrees from Harvard University and his PhD from the University of Cambridge. Before arriving at the BGC in 2001, he was an assistant professor at the University of Maryland; Mellon Instructor at the University of Chicago; and a research fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge. He is a past fellow of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation; the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin/ Institute for Advanced Study; and the National Endowment for the Humanities, among others. Among his recent publications are Antiquarianism and Intellectual Life in Europe and China, 1500-1800 (Cultural Histories of the Material World 1; editor with François Louis, University of Michigan Press, 2012), The Sea: Thalassography and Historiography (Cultural Histories of the Material World 2; editor, University of Michigan Press, 2013), and Cultural Histories of the Material World (Cultural Histories of the Material World 3; editor, University of Michigan Press, 2013).