Mr Harrison Miller

Mr Harrison  Miller

Position: PhD Candidate
School and/or Centres: School of Politics & International Relations


Phone: +61 402 475 273

Location: 1190 Haydon-Allen Building


BA (History, Political Science, Philosophy), ANU, 2014 BA Hons 1st Class (Political Science), ANU, 2015


Harrison Miller is a PhD Candidate in the School of Politics and International Relations. He completed his undergraduate degree at both the Australian National University and the University of Leeds, UK. His 2015 Honours thesis, Parliament at War, was awarded the L.F. Crisp Memorial Prize for Political Science.

Thesis topic

The Institution of Australia's Parliamentary Opposition

Supervisory Panel

Dr. Andrew Banfield
Prof. John Uhr
Dr. Matthew Kerby



Miller, H. (2015) 'Parliament at War: Partisan Conflict in Parliamentary Systems of Government During Periods of National Crisis', Bachler of Arts (Hons), Australian National University. [PDF, 3MB]

Book Reviews

Miller, H. (2017) 'The Turnbull Gamble', Australian Journal of Politics and History 63.1: 153-154.

Miller, H and Look, E. (2017) 'The Killing Season: Uncut', Journal of Australia Studies 41.1: 136-137.

Miller, H. (2016) 'Menzies: The Shaping of Modern Australia', Policy Magazine 32.3: 66-68.

Miller, H. (2016) 'Battleground: Why the Liberal Party Shirtfronted Tony Abbott', Australian Journal of Politics and History 62.3: 485-486.

Miller, H. (2016) 'The Road to Ruin: How Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin Destroyed their own Government', Australian Journal of Public Administration 75.3: 404-405.

Miller, H. and Frost, J. (2016) 'Machine Rules: A Political Primer', Journal of Australian Studies 40.3: 377-378.

Comment Pieces

Banfield, A. and Miller H. (2018) 'Four-year Parliamentary Terms?' CEDA.

Miller, H. (2016) 'If you hibernated through the election, what would you be waking up to?', Woroni 66.8: 22-23. [PDF, 1MB]

Miller, H. and Uhr, J. (2016) 'Australia’s double dissolution election: a preview', The Constitution Unit Blog, University College London, 1 July 2016.

Miller, H. and Frost, J. (2016) 'PM's Record Eight Week Campaign: A Historical Perspective', Woroni 71.7: 14-15.

Harrison’s broader research interests include:

  • Australian political history
  • Parliamentary systems
  • Political crises
  • Political theory
  • Liberal Party of Australia
  • Australian, US and British politics

L.F. Crisp Memorial Prize for Political Science IV (H) (2016) Australia Postgraduate Award Scholarship (2016-2019)

Australian Political Studies Association (APSA)

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