John Miller

Director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College

Member of: FEE Faculty Network

John J. Miller lives on a dirt road in rural Michigan. He is director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College and writes for National Review, the Wall Street Journal, and other publications. His books include The First Assassin, a historical thriller set during the Civil War, The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football, and The Polygamist King: A True Story of Murder, Lust, and Exotic Faith in America. The Chronicle of Higher Education has called him “one of the best literary journalists in the country.

"...Following graduation, I moved to Washington, D.C., and worked at The New Republic. Then I held a couple of think-tank jobs and wrote his first book, The Unmaking of Americans. In 1998, I joined the staff of National Review. As a journalist, I interviewed the president in the Oval Office, visited NORAD headquarters in the heart of Cheyenne Mountain, and learned how to…

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