ASOF-Social-Sciences

Project:

Institute of Social Sciences

ASOF-Social-Sciences

The project imagines developing an Institute of Social Sciences in Armenia with multiple divisions targeting under-developed areas of the Social Sciences. The various divisions might be hosted at various existing institutions and draw the participation of international scholars.

Task Forces

History - Sociology & Anthropology - Economics - Political Science
ASOF-Social-Sciences

Task Force on

Economics
ASOF-Social-Sciences

Members

Core Team

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Zareh Asatryan
Deputy Head, Department of Public Finance, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
Public Economics
Germany
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Vladimir Asriyan
Senior Researcher, Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional
Economics
Spain
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Ruben Enikolopov
Rector and Professor, New Economic School
Finance
Moscow, Russia
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Armen Hovakimian
Professor, Department of Economics and Finance, Baruch College, The City University of New York
Finance
New York, USA
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Vahagn Jerbashian
Associate Professor, University of Barcelona
Economics
Spain
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Tatevik Sekhposyan
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Texas AM University
Economics
Texas, USA

Advisors

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Daron Acemoglu
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Economics
Massachusetts, USA
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Victor Agadjanian
Professor, Department of Sociology and the International Institute, University of California Los Angeles
Demography
California, USA
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Armenak Antinyan
Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Applied Microeconomics, Behavioral and Experimental Economics
United Kingdom
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Levon Barseghyan
Professor, Department of Economics, Cornell University
Economics
New York, USA
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Aleksandr Gevorkyan
Henry George Chair in Economics and Associate Professor, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, St. John
Diaspora Studies
New York, USA
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David Joulfaian
Economist, US Department of the Treasury
Economics
Washington D.C., USA
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Gor Khachatryan
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Mechanics, Department of Economics and Management, Yerevan State University
Mathematics
Armenia
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Rafael Oganesyan
Program Manager, Office of Undergraduate Research, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Political Economy, Political Science
Nevada, USA
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Vahagn Vardanyan
Principal, Han Academy (Secondary)
Diaspora Studies, General Education, International Relations
Hong Kong
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Vahan Zanoyan
Energy, Political Science
Armenia
ASOF-Social-Sciences

Task Force on

History
ASOF-Social-Sciences

Members

Core Team

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Boris Adjemian
AGBU Nubar Library, Paris
History
France
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Anna Aleksanyan
Adjunct lecturer at the American University of Armenian
Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies, Genocide Studies, History
Armenia
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Melissa Bilal
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Associate Director of the Armenian Music Program and Lecturer in Ethnomusicology; American University of Armenia, Gender Studies Minor Program, Core Team Member
Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies, History, Music, Sociocultural Anthropology
California, USA; Turkey; Armenia
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Dzovinar Derderian
University of California, Berkeley
History
California, USA
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Lori Khatchadourian
Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Cornell University
Anthropology, Archaeology
New York, USA
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Nelli Sargsyan
Associate professor, Marlboro Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies, Emerson College
Anthropology, Gender, Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies
Massachusetts, USA
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Gayane Shagoyan
Leading Researcher at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia
Cultural studies, Ethnology
Armenia

Advisors

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Hrag Papazian
Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies, California State University, Fresno
Anthropology
California, USA
ASOF-Social-Sciences

Task Force on

Political Science
ASOF-Social-Sciences

Members

Core Team

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Georgi Asatryan
Associate professor, Moscow State University
International Relations, Political Science, Political Theory
Moscow, Russia
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Nerses Kopalyan
Associate Professor-in-Residence, Department of Political Science, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
International Relations, International security
Nevada, USA
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Vahan Zanoyan
Energy, Political Science
Armenia

Advisors

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Boris Adjemian
AGBU Nubar Library, Paris
History
France
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Zareh Asatryan
Deputy Head, Department of Public Finance, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
Public Economics
Germany
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Vladimir Asriyan
Senior Researcher, Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional
Economics
Spain
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Ruben Enikolopov
Rector and Professor, New Economic School
Finance
Moscow, Russia
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Sossie Kasbarian
University of Stirling
Diaspora Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Political Science
United Kingdom
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Hakob Matevosyan
Senior Researcher, Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe (GWZO)
Global and Diaspora Studies
Germany
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Taline Papazian
Sciences Po (Aix-en-Provence), Ecole de l Air
International Relations, Political Science
France
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Tatevik Sekhposyan
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Texas AM University
Economics
Texas, USA
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Sarkis Shahinian
Secretary General of the Switzerland-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group
Architecture, Translation
Switzerland
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Henry Theriault
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Worcester State University
Genocide Studies, Philosophy
Massachusetts, USA
ASOF-Social-Sciences

Task Force on

Sociology & Anthropology
ASOF-Social-Sciences

Members

Core Team

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Victor Agadjanian
Professor, Department of Sociology and the International Institute, University of California Los Angeles
Demography
California, USA
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Yulia Antonyan
Associate Professor, Department of Cultural Studies, Faculty of History, Yerevan State University
Anthropology, Cultural studies
Armenia
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Hakob Matevosyan
Senior Researcher, Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe (GWZO)
Global and Diaspora Studies
Germany
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Hrag Papazian
Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies, California State University, Fresno
Anthropology
California, USA

Advisors

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Levon Abrahamian
Head of the Department of Contemporary Anthropological Studies, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, National Academy of Sciences of Armenia
Anthropology, Comparative Mythology
Armenia
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Hourig Attarian
Associate Professor, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, American University of Armenia
Gender, General Education, Oral History
Armenia
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Houri Berberian
Professor of History, Meghrouni Family Presidential Chair in Armenian Studies, University of California Irvine
History
California, USA
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Anaid Donabedian
Professor, Chair of Armenian Studies, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (Inalco)
Armenian Linguistics, Language typology, Sociolinguistics
France
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Lerna Ekmekcioglu
Professor of History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Gender, Historical Sociology, History
Massachusetts, USA
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Lori Khatchadourian
Associate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Cornell University
Anthropology, Archaeology
New York, USA
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Christina Maranci
Mashtots Professor of Armenian Studies, Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, Harvard University
History, History of Art and Architecture, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Massachusetts, USA
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Stephen Riegg
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Texas AM University
History
Texas, USA
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Vahe Sahakyan
Research Associate, Senior Information Resources Specialist, Armenian Research Center, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Diaspora Studies, Middle Eastern Studies
Michigan, USA
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Nelli Sargsyan
Associate professor, Marlboro Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies, Emerson College
Anthropology, Gender, Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies
Massachusetts, USA
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