CERES Professor Dennis Deletant Awarded for Contributions to Romanian Studies

DeletantCERES Professor Dennis Deletant honored at fourth Annual Awards Gala by Alianta

On September 22, CERES Professor Dennis Deletant was awarded for his contribution to Romanian Studies at the fourth Annual Awards Gala by Alianta. Alianta, a non-partisan alliance of American and Romanian organizations and professionals, honored Dr. Deletant in a ceremony at the United States Institute of Peace.

Dr. Dennis Deletant is the Ion Ratiu Visiting Professor of Romanian Studies at the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies. He is Emeritus Professor of Romanian Studies at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College, London, having taught there between 1969 and 2011. He also taught at the University of Amsterdam from 2003 to 2010 and was Visiting Professor at Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania from 2001 to 2003.

He is the author of numerous publications on the recent history of Romania, including Ceauşescu and the Securitate: Coercion and Dissent in Romania, 1965-89 (London; New York, 1996), Romania under Communist Rule (Bucharest, 1998), Communist Terror in Romania: Gheorghiu-Dej and the Police State, 1948-1965, (London; New York, 1999) and Ion Antonescu, Hitler’s Forgotten Ally (London: New York, 2006). His most recent book is British Clandestine Activities in Romania during the Second World War (London: New York, 2016).