Dr. James Miller

James Miller recently retired from serving as Executive Secretary of MACECE, the Moroccan American Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange, which administers the Fulbright program in Morocco. He is currently Vice-President of the American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS), and was the organization’s president from 2007-2010. In addition, he is Professor Emeritus of Geography at Clemson University (South Carolina), and former Director (2003-2006) of the American Research Center in Tunis (CEMAT). While still at Clemson, he co-directed the Sijilmasa Project, which excavated medieval Sijilmassa and explored the surrounding Tafilalet oasis. He co-authored Sijilmasa, The Last Civilized Place (2016). A three-time Fulbright grantee to Morocco and author of Imlil, A Modern Moroccan Geography (1985) and other publications on Morocco and in cultural geography, Miller holds a Ph.D. is from the University of Texas.