In August 2020, Denis was promoted to full professor. Since his Fulbright time, he published five articles and two book reviews all on Russian-Balkan relations.

“Through Distant & Distorted Mirrors: the Ideological Currents among the Russian Émigrés in Interwar Yugoslavia in the Writings of Ivan Dorba” (in Russian), Aleksei Timofeev et al eds., The Centennial of Two Emigrations, 1919-2019 (Moscow-Belgrade: Informatika, 2019), 381-390 (

 “A Pan-Slav Frustration: the Russian Perceptions of the Bosnians and the Pomaks during the Eastern Crisis (1875-1878),” Srpske Studije/Serbian Studies, 11 (2020): 88-95

“From Integration to Isolation: the Changing Status of Russian Diplomatic and Military Personnel in the Greek Lands (1905-1925),” Balkanistica, 34 (2021): 161-172

“Caring for the Sick Man? Russian and Greek Reactions to the Ottoman Reforms (1856-1908),” Middle Eastern Studies, forthcoming

“Ignoring Nationalism? Religious, Corporate, Materialistic, Regional, and Dynastic Options on Mt Athos, 1839-1912,” Nations & Nationalism, forthcoming

Review of Victor Taki, Tsar and Sultan: Russian Encounters with the Ottoman Empire (London: I.B. Tauris, 2016). Forthcoming in Canadian Slavonic Papers, 52, 3-4 (September-December 2020): 524-527

Review of Roland Clark, Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2015), H-War, September 2020

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