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Dr. Aaron Allen
SCOT HSSC 215S Scottish History
Dr. Aaron Allen received his PhD and MSc in Scottish History from the University of Edinburgh, and his BSc in Liberal Arts with a History Option from Michigan Technological University. He is a tutor in Modern European History at the University of Edinburgh and has published, presented and researched widely in the areas of socioeconomics, urban history and material culture. He is currently completing a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Scottish History on the occupational topography of 1635 Edinburgh. Dr. Allen is also an Arcadia alumnus, having taken part in the Scottish Universities’ International Summer School at the University of Edinburgh.
Dr. Angus Miller
SCOT GESC 210S Scotland’s Geology, Landscapes and People
Dr. Angus Miller earned his PhD in Geology from the University of Durham and his BSc from the University of Edinburgh. He is both a field educator and a university lecturer, conducting training for educational groups at all levels in the field throughout Scotland, as well as producing teaching guides on earth science, and lecturing on local geology, volcanoes and natural disasters. Dr. Miller has also worked as a manager for the John Muir Trust, organizing training and activities for volunteer groups and youth workers nationwide. He has served as a seismologist and chief scientist at the Montserrat Volcano Observatory, as a project leader for various conservation projects in Scotland, and as a research assistant both in Scotland and the US. Dr. Miller is secretary of the Edinburgh Geological Society.