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Ian Miller is a Lecturer in British, Irish and Medical History at Ulster University with specialisms in the 19th and 20th centuries. He has authored six books, including a textbook on medical history, and numerous academic journal articles and book chapters. Ian has held visiting fellowships at the Max Planck Centre for the History of Emotions (Berlin), Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, INSERM (Paris) and the Institute for General Practice and Community Medicine (Oslo). He is currently a book review editor for Pharmacy in History.

Ian regularly contributes to Times Literary SupplementGuardian and Irish Times. He has organised public events at Kilmainham Goal (Dublin) and around Belfast and has acted as historical consultant on the movie SuffragetteBobby Sands: 1981 (Fine Point Films), various BBC television shows and a Los Angeles-based play. He has authored policy pieces on food poverty and the ethics of hunger strike management and makes regular radio appearances.

Ian completed a PhD in history at University of Manchester and has since worked at University of Sheffield, Ulster University and University College Dublin. He has delivered various academic and public presentations across Britain and Europe at locations including universities in Barcelona, Cambridge, Amsterdam, Oslo, Paris, Oxford, London, Zurich, Venice and Dublin.

Ian is Course Director for the MA in History programme and supervises three PhD students. He teaches specialist modules in medical history at 2nd and 3rd year level, and an overview modern Irish history module at 1st year level.

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Research Output 2009 2019

Bedwetting, Doctors and the Problematization of Youth in Britain and America, c.1800-1980

Miller, I., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Social History. 52, 3, p. 761–782 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
twentieth century
deviant behavior
nineteenth century

Hunger Striking: The Global Context

Miller, I., 26 Sep 2018, (Accepted/In press) History Ireland (Special Edition): The Irish Revolution 1919-21.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Medical History (Theory and History series)

Miller, I., 29 Jun 2018, Basingstoke. 185 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Medical History

The Gut-Brain Axis: Historical Reflections

Miller, I., 8 Nov 2018, In : Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease. 30, Sup1, p. 1-9 9 p., 1542921 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Experiencing Hunger Striking: Remembering the Maze Prison Hunger Strikes

Miller, I., 1 Feb 2017, In : Irish Review. 51, p. 1-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle