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Promise Armenian Institute

Image for Ann KaragozianAnn Karagozian

Inaugural Director, The Promise Armenian Institute

Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

 
Image for Sebouh AslanianSebouh Aslanian

Inaugural Director, Armenian Studies Center

Richard Hovannisian Endowed Chair in Modern Armenian History

 
Image for Taner AkçamTaner Akçam

Inaugural Director, Armenian Genocide Research Program

 
Image for Shant Shekherdimian, MDShant Shekherdimian, MD

Inaugural Associate Director for Healthcare Outreach

Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery, UCLA Department of Surgery

 
Image for Hasmik BaghdasaryanHasmik Baghdasaryan

Deputy Director, The Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA

 
Image for Nanor HartounianNanor Hartounian

Program Coordinator, Armenian Genocide Research Program

 
Image for Emily PoghossianEmily Poghossian

Program Assistant, The Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA

 

Armenian Studies Center

Image for Sebouh AslanianSebouh Aslanian

Inaugural Director, Armenian Studies Center

Richard Hovannisian Endowed Chair in Modern Armenian History

 
Image for S. Peter CoweS. Peter Cowe

Narekatsi Professor of Armenian Studies

Director

 
Image for Hagop KouloujianHagop Kouloujian

Kachigian Family Lecturer in Armenian Language and Culture

 
Image for Tereza HovhannisyanTereza Hovhannisyan

Lecturer in Eastern Armenian

 
Image for Kristine Martirosyan-OlshanskyKristine Martirosyan-Olshansky

Postdoctoral Scholar, UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology

Director of the Research Program in Armenian Archaeology and Ethnography

 
Image for Mary MomdjianMary Momdjian

Lecturer in History

 



Armenian Genocide Research Program

Image for Taner AkçamTaner Akçam

Inaugural Director, Armenian Genocide Research Program

 
Image for Nanor HartounianNanor Hartounian

Program Coordinator, Armenian Genocide Research Program

 



Public Impact: Research and Outreach to the Community and the Republic of Armenia

Medicine, Public Health, and Life Sciences

Image for Alina Dorian, PhDAlina Dorian, PhD

Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice, Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

 
Image for Shant Shekherdimian, MDShant Shekherdimian, MD

Inaugural Associate Director for Healthcare Outreach

Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery, UCLA Department of Surgery

 
Image for Eric Esrailian, MD, MPHEric Esrailian, MD, MPH

Chief, Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases; Director, Melvin and Bren Simon Digestive Diseases Center; Lincy Foundation Chair in Clinical Gastroenterology

 
Image for Valentina Ogaryan, PhDValentina Ogaryan, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

 
Image for Wayne Grody, MD, PhDWayne Grody, MD, PhD

Professor in the Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics, and Human Genetics

 
Image for Salpy AkaragianSalpy Akaragian

Retired Nursing Director, UCLA Health;

Former Member, California Board of Registered Nursing

 

Engineering and Physical Science

Image for Ann KaragozianAnn Karagozian

Inaugural Director, The Promise Armenian Institute

Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

 
Image for Artur DavoyanArtur Davoyan

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Social Sciences & Education

Image for Anne GillilandAnne Gilliland

Professor and Associate Dean for Information Studies, GSE&IS

 
Image for Victor  AgadjanianVictor Agadjanian

Professor of Sociology

 

Armenian Music Program

Image for Movses PogossianMovses Pogossian

Distinguished Professor of Violin, Founder and Advisor of the Armenian Music Program

 
Image for Melissa BilalMelissa Bilal

The Promise Chair in Armenian Music, Arts, and Culture; Director of Armenian Music Program; Assistant professor, Herb Alpert School of Music

 
Image for Varty ManouelianVarty Manouelian

Lecturer, Violin Performance; Violin LA Phil, Music Performance

 

Internal Advisory Board

Image for Sebouh AslanianSebouh Aslanian

Inaugural Director, Armenian Studies Center

Richard Hovannisian Endowed Chair in Modern Armenian History

 
Image for S. Peter CoweS. Peter Cowe

Narekatsi Professor of Armenian Studies

Director

 
Image for Victor  AgadjanianVictor Agadjanian

Professor of Sociology

 
Image for Movses PogossianMovses Pogossian

Distinguished Professor of Violin, Founder and Advisor of the Armenian Music Program

 
Image for Shant Shekherdimian, MDShant Shekherdimian, MD

Inaugural Associate Director for Healthcare Outreach

Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery, UCLA Department of Surgery

 
Image for Alina Dorian, PhDAlina Dorian, PhD

Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice, Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

 
Image for Taner AkçamTaner Akçam

Inaugural Director, Armenian Genocide Research Program

 
Image for Hagop KouloujianHagop Kouloujian

Kachigian Family Lecturer in Armenian Language and Culture

 
Image for Melissa BilalMelissa Bilal

The Promise Chair in Armenian Music, Arts, and Culture; Director of Armenian Music Program; Assistant professor, Herb Alpert School of Music

 
Image for Hannah GarryHannah Garry

Professor from Practice; Executive Director, Promise Institute for Human Rights

 

PAI Scholars

Image for Sedat UluganaSedat Ulugana

AGRP Postdoctoral Fellow 2024-26

 
Image for Anna AleksanyanAnna Aleksanyan

AGRP Postdoctoral Fellow 2023-24

 
Image for Anoush Tamar SuniAnoush Tamar Suni

PAI Postdoctoral Fellow 2023-24

 
Image for Zohrab GevorgyanZohrab Gevorgyan

Fulbright Visiting Scholar 2023-24

 
Image for Erdem IlterErdem Ilter

PAI Dissertation Year Fellow 2023-24

 
Image for Daniel OhanianDaniel Ohanian

PAI Dissertation Year Fellow 2023-24

 
Image for Helen MakhdoumianHelen Makhdoumian

PAI Postdoctoral Fellow 2022-23

 
Image for Haley  TupperHaley Tupper

PAI Postdoctoral Fellow 2022-23

 
Image for Jennifer ManoukianJennifer Manoukian

PAI Dissertation Year Fellow 2022-23

 
Image for Hrag PapazianHrag Papazian

PAI Postdoctoral Fellow 2021-22

 
Image for Alyssa MathiasAlyssa Mathias

PAI Postdoctoral Fellow 2021-22

 
Image for Astghik KuzanyanAstghik Kuzanyan

PAI Postdoctoral Fellow 2021-22

 
Image for Robert SukiasyanRobert Sukiasyan

Fulbright Visiting Scholar 2021-22

 
Image for Sona TajiryanSona Tajiryan

PAI Postdoctoral Fellow 2020-21

 
Image for Lori PirinjianLori Pirinjian

PAI PhD Fellow 2020-21