BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY

 

AARON D. MILLER

Aaron David Miller is the Senior Adviser for Arab-Israeli Negotiations at the U.S. Department of State. Since 1985, he has served as an adviser to four Secretaries of State where he helped formulate U.S. policy on the Middle East and the Arab-Israeli peace process. Before assuming his current position, Mr. Miller served on the State Department's Policy Planning Staff, the Bureau of Intelligence and Research and the Office of the Historian. He has received the Department's Distinguished, Superior and Meritorious Honor Awards.

Mr. Miller received his Ph.D. in American Diplomatic and Middle East History from the University of Michigan in 1977. During 1982 and 1983, he was a Council on Foreign Relations fellow and a resident scholar at the Georgetown Center for Strategic and International Studies. In 1984 he served a temporary tour at the American Embassy in Amman, Jordan. In 1998, Mr. Miller was appointed by President Clinton to serve on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. He has written three books on the Middle East and has lectured widely at universities and Middle East symposia across the country. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post, Orbis and numerous other publications.

Mr. Miller lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland with his wife Lindsay and their two children, Jennifer, eighteen and Daniel, sixteen.