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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

Director, Center for World Languages

Narekatsi Professor of Armenian Studies

 
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

 



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 and Public Health

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

 
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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

Director Emeritus, UCLA Health

 

Social Sciences & Education

Image for Victor  AgadjanianVictor Agadjanian

Professor of Sociology

 
Image for Anne GillilandAnne Gilliland

Associate Dean for Information Studies, GSE&IS

 

Armenian Music Program

Image for Movses PogossianMovses Pogossian

Professor, Director of the Armenian Music Program and Artistic Director of the Dilijan Chamber Music Series

 
Image for Melissa BilalMelissa Bilal

Associate Director of Armenian Music Program and Lecturer

 
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

Director, Center for World Languages

Narekatsi Professor of Armenian Studies

 
Image for Victor  AgadjanianVictor Agadjanian

Professor of Sociology

 
Image for Movses PogossianMovses Pogossian

Professor, Director of the Armenian Music Program and Artistic Director of the Dilijan Chamber Music Series

 
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 Kate MackintoshKate Mackintosh

Executive Director, Promise Institute for Human Rights

 
Image for Taner AkçamTaner Akçam

Inaugural Director, Armenian Genocide Research Program

 

PAI Scholars

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