Professional Experience

Recent Professional Appointments

  • Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Stonehill College, Easton, MA, December 2010 - present
  • Fulbright Scholar, J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, Washington, D.C., July 2012 - July 2013
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Stonehill College, Easton, MA, January 2006 - January 2011
  • Visiting Research Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, East European Studies Program, Washington, D.C., Summer 2007
  • Pre-doctoral Research Fellow, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Cambridge, MA, July 2002 - August 2004

Teaching Experience / Teaching Awards

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Simmons College (International Organizations and Law, Fall 2004; Introduction to International Relations, Fall 2004 and Spring 2005; Ethnicity, Nationalism and Conflict Management, Spring 2005)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tufts University (International Relations of Central Asia and South Asia, Spring 2004)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Bentley College (International Conflict and Negotiation, Spring 2004; Regions, Cultures and Societies, Fall 2003)
  • Instructor, Syracuse University, Syracuse University (Introduction to International Relations, Summer 2003; Teaching Fellow, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University; Global Communities, January 2001 - May 2002)
  • Teaching Associate, Political Science Department, Syracuse University, Teaching Assistantship, Syracuse, NY, September, 1999 - May 2000
  • Teaching Assistant, Political Science Department, Syracuse University, Teaching Assistantship, Syracuse, NY, September, 1998 - May, 1999

Related Professional Experience

  • Research Fellow, Armenian International Policy Research Group, Washington, D.C., 2003 - present
  • Visiting Scholar, Dispute Resolution Program, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA, September 2004 - May 2005
  • Consultant, U.S. Department of State, Belfast, Northern Ireland, June 9-21, 2002, September 2-12, 2002 and February 4-18, 2003
  • Consultant, Conflict Management Group, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, November 2001 and August 2002
  • ConsultantAcademy of Educational Development, Yerevan, Armenia, June 18 - July 7, 2001
  • ConsultantThe Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, March 4 - 24, 2001
  • Consultant, Center for International and Security Studies (CISS), National Intelligence Council ProjectMaryland University, College Park, MD, April 2000
  • ConsultantAlliance for Conflict Transformation, Inc., Alexandria, VA, July 3 - August 8, 2000
  • ConsultantUnited Nations Foundation, Project on UN Vision: Global Public Policy Networks, Washington, DC, July 1999 - November, 1999
  • AssociatePermanent Mission of Armenia to the United Nations, New York, NY, October 1997 - January 1998
  • AssociateInternational Peace Academy, New York, NY, October 1997 - January 1998
  • Visiting Fellow, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, August 1995 - May 1996

Other Education

  • Mediation Training Certificate, Department of Dispute Resolution, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, November 1996
  • Mediation Training Certificate, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, February 1996

Languages

  • English (fluent)
  • Russian (fluent)
  • Armenian (native)