James Miller is retired from serving as Executive Secretary of MACECE, the Moroccan American Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange, which administers the Fulbright program in Morocco. Professor Emeritus of Geography at Clemson University (South Carolina), he was Director of the American Research Center in Tunis (CEMAT), from 2003-2006, and was also President of the American Institute for Maghreb Studies (AIMS), 2007-2010. He was co-director of the Sijilmasa Project, which excavated medieval Sijilmassa and explored the surrounding Tafilalet oasis. He is now co-author the book, Sijilmasa, The Last Civilized Place. Three-time Fullbright grantee in Morocco and author of Imlil, A Modern Moroccan Geography and other publications on Morocco and in cultural geography, Miller’s Ph.D. is from the University of Texas.