As assistant vice president for International Affairs at Temple University, Martyn J. Miller oversees the International Services and Cultural Activities division, which includes the Center for American Language and Culture (TCALC), Confucius Institute, International Student Affairs (ISA), and International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS). Miller also assists with student recruiting and partnership development in the Indian subcontinent, and in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Miller has at various times also headed Global Programs, International Admissions, and International Marketing and Communication. He has taught a course in the Intellectual Heritage program and the university seminar Global Citizenship.
Miller holds master’s and doctoral degrees in Fantasy and Medieval English Literature from the University of Georgia and a bachelor’s degree (with distinction) in English Literature, as well as a teaching diploma in English as a Foreign Language from the American University of Beirut (AUB).
He has held leadership positions in such organizations as the Georgia Association of International Educators, Georgia TESOL, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, the Pennsylvania Council on International Education (PaCIE), and TESOL. He currently serves as inaugural chair of StudyPA.
Prior to joining Temple in 1999 as director of ISSS, Miller was department head of the University of Georgia American Language Program.
An Arab-American, Miller grew up in Syria and Lebanon and has lived in the U.S. since graduating from AUB.