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Simon Miles, Assistant Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy

Simon Miles
Contact Info:
Office Location:  130 Rubenstein Hall, Box 90312, Durham, NC 27708-0312
Office Phone:  (919) 613-9560
Email Address:   send me a message
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Teaching (Fall 2023):

  • Pubpol 224.01, Russia in the world Synopsis
    Sanford 03, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
Office Hours:

Mondays, 2:00pm–3:30pm

Ph.D.University of Texas, Austin2017
M.A.London School of Economics (United Kingdom)2011
B.A.University of Toronto (Canada)2010
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Miles, S. "The Problems of Perestroika: The KGB and Mikhail Gorbachev's Reforms." Slavic Review 80.4 (January, 2021): 816-838. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Miles, S. Engaging the Evil Empire Washington, Moscow, and the Beginning of the End of the Cold War. Cornell University Press, October, 2020. 248 pages pp.  [abs]
  3. Miles, S. "The War Scare That Wasn't: Able Archer 83 and the Myths of the Second Cold War." Journal of Cold War Studies 22.3 (August, 2020): 86-118. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Miles, S. "The Domestic Politics of Superpower Rapprochement: Foreign Policy and the 1984 Presidential Election." The Cold War at Home and Abroad: Domestic Politics and US Foreign Policy Since 1945. Ed. Johns, A; Lerner, M University Press of Kentucky, 2018: 267-288.
  5. Miles, S. "Envisioning D├ętente: The Johnson Administration and the October 1964 Khrushchev Ouster." Diplomatic History 40.4 (September, 2016): 722-749. [doi]

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