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History professor co-publishes prize-winning volume

May 6, 2011

Bernard Cook, Ph.D., Provost Distinguished Professor of History at Loyola University New Orleans, recently co-wrote a book with Dumitru Preda, Ph.D., former chief archivist at the Romanian Foreign Ministry, titled "The United States of America and Romania: Diplomatic Relations 1912-1919." The volume was published by Cavalliotti Press based in Bucharest, Romania. The premier Romanian history journal, Magazin Istoric, awarded the book the Grigore Gafencu award for the best book published in 2010 on Romanian foreign relations.

In October, Cook gave a presentation at the 30th anniversary Congress of Solidarity on "The U.S. Catholic Church and the Solidarity Movement." The conference took place in Wroclaw, Poland and was sponsored by the Institute of National Remembrance and the University of Wroclaw.

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