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David Miller awarded lifetime achievement award by ECPR

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    David Miller, Professor of Political Theory, has been awarded the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award by the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR).

The nominating committee recognised Prof Miller’s outstanding expertise, calling him, ‘an inspiration, a model of reasoning and of researching. Miller makes a coherent and consistent attempt to tackle everyday issues which trouble contemporary citizens, parliaments and governments. In a clear and engaging style, which is nevertheless very analytical and rigorous, and in a very brave fashion, he puts forward rich political theory, which has inspired generations of students, researchers and scholars.'

On hearing the news, Prof Miller said: ‘I am delighted and very honoured to be given this Lifetime Achievement Award. As a young academic, taking part in the ECPR’s Joint Sessions was a memorable and formative experience for me, and I have held the ECPR in the highest regard throughout my career. I look forward to attending future events once the current pandemic has passed.'

The Department would like to extend its congratulations to Prof Miller on this well-deserved honour.

Professor David Miller is Professor of Political Theory, FBA, Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield College