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Dr. Nicholas Dima
PROFESSOR OF GEOGRAPHY, GEOPOLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

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PUBLICATIONS: BOOKS AND SELECTED ARTICLES
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  • Moldova and the Trans-Dnestr Republic, Columbia University Press, East European Monographs, New York, 2001 (Third edition. The two previous editions were Bessarabia and Bukovina: The Soviet-Romanian Territorial Dispute, same press, 1982, and From Moldavia to Moldova, ibid. 1991. Each new edition was updated.  The book was also translated and published in Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Chisinau, Moldova, in 1998)

  • Journey to Freedom, Selous Foundation Press, Washington, DC, 1990
  • Cross Cultural Communication, The Institute for the Study of Man, Washington, 1990
  • Jurnal Etiopian, Top Form, Bucharest, 2007
  • Culture, Religon and Geopolitics, Xlibris, Bloomington, USA, 2010. Bloomington, USA 2010.

RECENT STUDIES AND ARTICLES

  • “The Horn of Africa: Culture, Religion and Politics,” Geopolitica, 1/2010
  • “A Journey to the Omo Region of Ethiopia,” The Mankind Quarterly, Winter 2007
  • Seven Entries in the Encyclopedia of Eastern Europe, Garland Press, NY/London, 2000
  • “The Black Sea Economic Cooperation Project," The Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies,” spring 2003
  • “The United States and the War on Terrorism since 9/11/2001,” Geopolitica, Nr. 7, 2004
  • “Iran and the Nuclear Club” Geopolitica, Nr. 22, 2007
  • “The European Union-Lessons to be Learnt,” Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research (WWW.SFPPR.ORG)
  • “NAFTA and the Perspectives of a North American Community,” SFPPR
  • “Current Geopolitics in the Caucasus Region,” SFPPR
  • "Is a Russo-Ukrainian Conflict Imminent?” SFPPR
  • “Moldova between Russia and Romania,” SFPPR

OLDER (SELECTED) ARTICLES

  • “Moldavians or Romanians?" in The Soviet West: Interplay between Nationalities and Social Organizations, edited by Ralph C. Clem, New York: Praeger, 1975
  • "University Education in Eastern Europe: The Case of Geography," Journal of Geography, May 1978
  • "USSR: Causes of Differential Rural Population Change, 1959-70", Geographical Bulletin of India, April-October 1979
  • "A Hypothetical Model of Ethnic Migration in the Soviet Union," Nationalities Papers, spring 1980
  • "Southeastern European Boundary Disputes," The Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies (JSPES), fall 1982
  • “Contemporary Soviet Modernization and its Ethnic Implications: 1959-79" JSPES, winter 1982
  • “Bukovina, Romania, an the Ukraine," in The Plight of a Border Area, edited by Maria Manoliu-Manea, Humboldt University Press, 1982
  • “Eastern Europe: An Area in Crisis," Military Intelligence, June 1987
  • "Communist Romania: A Model of Social Decay," Military Intelligence, October 1987
  • "The Soviet Political Upheaval of the 1980s," JSPES, spring 1991
  • "Can the former Soviet Union Feed itself?" JSPES, winter 1991
  • "Politics and Religion in Moldova," The Mankind Quarterly, spring 1994
  • "Russia, the Caucasus, and Chechnya," JSPES, summer 1995
  • "The Dnestr Republic - A New Geo-Political Game," JSPES, spring 1999

U.S. CONGRESSIONAL RECORDS

  • “The United States, Romania and Moldova,” 26 March, 2004
  • “Human Rights Violations and the Case of the Tiraspol Six,” March 10, 1998
  • “NATO Enlargement and the American-Romanian Position,” July 24, 1996
  • “The Plight of the Moldovans," May 12, 1995.
  • “Bessarabia and Bukovina: The Soviet-Romanian Territorial Dispute,” April 19, 1983
  • “Minorities and State Boundaries: The Case of Transylvania,” July 12, 1982
  • “The Western Romanian Boundary: Transylvania and the Hungarian minority,” July 9, 79
  • “The Human Rights of former Romanian Political Prisoners,” October 14, 1978
  • “The Current Status of Emigration in Romania,” September 8, 1976
  • “The Bessarabian Question,” Parts I December 9, 1975; Part II May 13, 1976
  • “Romania wants Freedom,” (co-author with Brutus Coste) September 18, 1974

 

 

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