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historian , Librarian

James Phineas Niessen, American librarian, historian. Grantee, Coutts Nijhoff International, 2002-2003; scholar, International Research & Exchanges Board, Romania, 1982-1984. Member of American Library Association (associate; chairman History Section, Reformed and User Services Association 2001-2002), American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (life), American History Association (life).

Background

Niessen, James Phineas was born on December 26, 1952 in Nutley, New Jersey, United States. Son of Philip A. and Eleanor Grush Niessen.

Education

Bachelor, University of Notre Dame, 1971. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1989.

Master of Library Science, University of Texas, 1994.

Career

Visiting assistant professor Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1988—1989, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1989—1990, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1990—1991. Library for history & foreign languages Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, 1994—2001. World history library Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 2001.

Vice president for research & publications H-Net: Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine, East Lansing, Michigan, since 2000, editor.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor book article Romanian Nationalism: An Ideology of Integration and Mobilization, articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Library Association (associate. Chairman History Section, Reformed and User Services Association 2001-2002), American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (life), American History Association (life).

Connections

father:
Philip A.

mother:
Eleanor Grush Niessen