NPIHP Partner Eliza Gheorghe Publishes in Cold War History

Atomic Maverick: Romania's Negotiations for Nuclear Technology, 1964-1970

Apr 24, 2013

NPIHP is pleased to announce the publication of a new journal article by NPIHP partner Eliza Gheorghe.

In "Atomic Maverick: Romania's Negotiations for Nuclear Technology, 1964-1970" (Cold War History, Volume 13, Issue 2, 2013) Gheorghe argues that Romania's turn to the west during the 1960s was caused in part by Moscow's reluctance to share nuclear technology with Bucharest. Moreover, by acting as an interlocutor between the United States and Vietnam, Romania was able to secure high-level US support for a  nuclear cooperation agreement with Canada.

Read Eliza Gheorghe's article in Cold War History here (gated).

Eliza Gheorghe is a Ph.D. Candidate in International Relations at the University of Oxford, where she is working on a thesis on Romania's negoatiatons for nuclear technology in the 1960s and 1970s. She is the author, inter alia, of NPIHP Issue Brief #2 How to Become a Customer: Lessons from the Nuclear Negotiations betweetn the U.S., Canada and Romania in the 1960s..

Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Leopoldo Nuti // Co-Director, Nuclear Proliferation International History Project; Public Policy Scholar
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant