Alexandra Miller

Alexandra Miller

Alexandra Miller

Graduate Research Assistant

U.S. History: Spatial History, Environmental History, Urban Studies, Gender, Race, US Progressive Era, Modern Europe

Alexandra Miller is a doctoral student at George Mason University. She works as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. She previously studied at Truman State University (BA History) and the University of South Carolina (MA Public History). Miller researches green spaces, most recently urban parks and playgrounds in the American Progressive Era. Her primary interest is in using spatial history as an investigation method, and she has applied this methodology to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and gender. Miller has previously worked in museums and archives, including the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, the Missouri Judicial Archives, the Del and Norma Robison Planetarium, and the John Wornall and Alexander Major Historic Homes. She is most proud of organizing a rock concert, publishing her book and podcast, and making good pie.