James R. Millar

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James R. Millar
Born 1936
San Antonio, Texas
Died November 30, 2008(2008-11-30) (aged 72)
Washington, D.C.
Nationality American
Institution George Washington University
Field International affairs
Alma mater Cornell University
University of Texas at Austin

James Robert Millar (1936 – November 30, 2008) was an American political scientist and economist. He was a renowned expert on the Soviet economy.[1]

A native of San Antonio, Texas, Millar attended the University of Texas at Austin, graduating in 1958. He went on to pursue a doctorate degree at Cornell University, including a year spent as an exchange student at Moscow State University.[1]

The National Council for Eurasian and East European Research awards the annual "James R. Millar Graduate Student Prize" for the best graduate student research paper in the humanities and social sciences regarding current or former communist regimes, in honor of Millar.[2]

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