David Miller is Professor of Sociology in the DepartmentPhoto by of Social & Policy Sciences at the University of Bath in England. From 2013-2016 he was RCUK Global Uncertainties Leadership Fellow leading a project on Understanding and explaining terrorism expertise in practice.

Research and Editorial work

David is interested in understanding power: who has it, how it is exercised and how it can be democratised. He is mostly interested in studying the powerful and is interested in a wide range of methods for doing so, including via investigative research, which he pursues with a range of collaborators.

Knowledge Exchange and media engagement

Spinwatch, a website devoted to public interest reporting on spin lobbying and political corruption (on which he maintains an occasional blog);

Powerbase, a wiki that monitors power networks and conflicts of interest (of which David is editor).

Social media


Some recent books available to buy online - view more of David's publications via the menu.