Thomas Miller, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, has been the Counselor for Public Affairs, U.S. Embassy in Berlin since November 2012. Previously he was Director of Strategic Communications, American Embassy Islamabad. Before that, Mr. Miller served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Athens as well as Chairman of the Fulbright Board.
Mr. Miller has served as Counselor for Public Affairs in Athens, Greece, as well as in Nicosia, Cyprus (2005-2008), Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer in Ankara, Turkey (2001-2005), Office Director for English Language Programs (1999-2000), Chief of the English Language Programs Division (1997-1998), Chief of Materials Division (1996-1997), Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer Paris, France (1992-1996) and in Islamabad, Pakistan (1995-1998) and was Regional English Language Officer in Rabat, Morocco (1998-1992).
He has received numerous superior honor and meritorious honor awards as well as the award for Linguist of the Year.
Mr. Miller received an M.A. in English as a Second Language from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in German and in Anthropology from the same institution. Before joining the Foreign Service, Mr. Miller was director of an English Language Program in the University of Minnesota and was teacher trainer and Director of Courses at the Hellenic American Union in Greece. Mr. Miller was a Fulbright Scholar in Karachi, Pakistan, where he launched a Masters Degree in English as a Second Language. He is the editor of Functional Approaches to Written Text and the co-author of Interlink. His foreign languages are German, Hindi, Urdu, Greek, French, and Turkish. Mr. Miller is married and has three sons.