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Raluca Viman-Miller, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
Phone: 706-867-4525

Office: Hansford Hall, 336, Dahlonega
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Areas of Expertise: Comparative Politics, International Relations, European Politics


Dr. Viman-Miller is an assistant professor of comparative politics, international relations, European politics, who taught at University of North Georgia since 2014.

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to American Government (1101)
  • American Government II (211)
  • Introduction to International Relations (111)
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics (2301)
  • Global Issues (2401)
  • Introduction to European Union (3201)
  • US Foreign Policy (3450)
  • Comparative Government (4201)
  • East European Politics (4205)
  • Russian Foreign Policy (4206)
  • Politics of Western Europe (4207)
  • Theories of Comparative Politics (7100)
  • Democratic Transitions in Central Eastern Europe (7240)


  • Ph.D., Political Science, Georgia State University, 2014
  • M.A., Political Science, Georgia Southern University, 2000
  • B.S., Political Science, Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca Romania, 1998

Research/Special Interests

  • Comparative politics (migration, democratization, electoral behavior, extremist political parties, developing nations)
  • International relations (security studies, conflict management, international institutions)
  • European Politics (post-communist societies, Eastern Europe, migration, voting behavior, extremist parties)


  • Miller-Viman, Raluca. forthcoming. American and Russian Geopolitical and Geostrategic Interests during WWI. In Craig Greathouse & Austin Riede (eds.) US National Security in World War One. University of North Georgia Press Dahlonega.
  • Miller-Viman, Raluca. forthcoming. Social and Political Intolerance in Europe: A Source of Support for Radical Parties. In Gabriela Grusendorf (ed.) Education to Employment: A social Europe for Youth.
  • Miller-Viman, Raluca. forthcoming. Contributor. Enciclopedia sistemelor politice europene (The Encyclopedia of European Political Systems). Edited by Feşnic, F & Ghica, L. Bucharest: Meronia.
  • Miller-Viman, Raluca and Darina Lepadatu. 2016. “Criza refugiaţilor este un test al Uniunii. Treptat, România ar putea deveni destinaţie pentru migranţi”  (Trans. The refugees crisis is a test for the Union. Gradually Romania might become the next destination for immigration) in Foreign Policy România nr. 51 (April/May 2016).
  • Miller-Viman, Raluca. 2015. Migration between inclusion and exclusion: Second generation immigrants and the problem of social integration. In Cristina Matiuta (ed.), Democratic Governance and Active Citizenship in the EU. Lambert Academic Publishing.
  • Miller-Viman, Raluca. 2015. “Reforma Electorala: O Perspectiva de Ansamblu” (trans. Electoral reform: a general perspective) in C.A.E.S.A.R. Opinio nr. 1.
  • Miller-Viman, Raluca. 2014. “De ce voteaza diaspora altfel decat tara?” (Trans. Why is diapora voting different than the country?) in Foreign Policy România nr. 43 (December 2014/ January 2015), 33-34.
  • Miller-Viman, Raluca., & Florin Fesnic. 2011. Migration and Political Tolerance in Romania: Evidence from an Original Survey. In Ronald King & Paul Sum (eds.), Romania under Băsescu: Aspirations, Achievements, and Frustrations during his First Presidential Term. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
  • Miller-Viman, Raluca. & Florin, Fesnic. 2010. “Determinants of Political Tolerance in Romania: Cross-National and Longitudinal Perspectives.” In Toma Burean (ed.), Roots of Social Capital: Youth Civic Engagement and Socialization. Cluj: Presa Universitară Clujeană.
  • Feşnic, F. & Raluca Viman Miller. 2009. Alternative Measures of Tolerance, or Tolerance v. Social Liberalism? A Cross-National Empirical Test. Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai Politica, 54(1), 53-75.
  • Miller-Viman, Raluca. 2009. Impactul tehnologiei asupra comunicării politice în Statele Unite ale Americii. in Dan Luca (ed.) Dilemele comunicarii Uniunii Europene. Cluj: QualMedia, 124-129.
  • Miller-Viman, Raluca. 2007. book review of “The Romanian Revolution of December 1989” by Peter Siani-Davies. Nationalities Papers. 35(4), 793-795.
  • Miller-Viman, Raluca. & Downs, W. 2006. “The 2004 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in Romania”. Electoral Studies 25: 409-415.
  • Viman, Raluca. 1998. Inside Perspective in an Electoral campaign. Analele Universitatii din Oradea.  Oradea University, Romania, Seria Drept, 4: 318-327.
  • Viman, Raluca. 1997. Snake's Island and Bilateral Relations with Ukraine. Tribuna, February.
  • Viman, Raluca. 1997. Security: The Challenge of the 21st Century. The Seminar Book of Civic Education Project, January.
  • Viman, Raluca. 1996. NATO-Russia-Another Cold War? Transylvanian Messenger. November 29. Cluj Napoca.
  • Viman, Raluca. 1996. Russia- A Risk and Instability Factor for Central and Eastern Europe.  Standard International 2(1), 20-22.

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