Articles by John R. Miller
John Ripin Miller, an American politician, was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1985 to 1993. He represented the 1st congressional district of Washington as a Republican. While in Congress he championed human rights in Russia, China and South Africa.
Miller served as the director, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons for the U.S. State Department, with the rank of Ambassador-at-Large, starting in 2002. He sought to increase public awareness of modern day slavery and nurture a world wide abolitionist movement with the United States in the lead. Miller resigned effective December 15, 2006, to join the faculty of George Washington University. He later taught at Yale University and was named a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Governmental Studies at the University of California in Berkeley.
Miller serves as a distinguished Senior Fellow in international affairs and human rights with the Discovery Institute.