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Jeff Masarjian

Senior Fellow

Jeff Masarjian became Executive Director of Armenia Tree Project in 2001, following a long career in clinical social work, family treatment, and organizational management in the non-profit sector. He founded, and for 13 years directed, a specialized...

Samvel A. Mkhitaryan

Senior Fellow

Samvel A. Mkhitaryan holds a Ph.D. in Technical Sciences from USSR Higher Scientific Certification Commission in Moscow. He took post-graduate research courses at the Institute of Physics of the Earth (IPE) of the USSR Academy of Sciences and...

Vahagn Movsesyan

Senior Fellow

Vahagn Movsesyan holds a Ph.D. in Economics and Management from Sant' Anna, Pisa, Italy as well as a Candidate of Economic Sciences (doctoral degree) from the Economics Research Institue, Yerevan, Armenia, and proceeded his graduate level legal...

Arminé Nalbandian


Arminé Nalbandian holds a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in Political Science and Communication Studies (Rhetorical Theory) from Northeastern University and a Master of Science in Development Studies from the London School of Economics. Arminé...

Julia Nikogosian


Julia Nikogosian is a graduate student of the interdisciplinary Master’s program - “Europe: Integration and Globalization” - at the Philipp University of Marburg. Her interests include international trade and international security issues. For her...

Richard Ohanian


Richard Ohanian received a BS in Applied Physics from Azad University, Tehran, Iran in 1994, and a BS and MS from California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He worked at JPL/NASA (Pasadena, California) for a...

Ashot Papoyan

Senior Fellow

Ashot Papoyan is a Research Associate at Tetragenetics Inc. He joined Tetragenetics after completing his Ph.D. at Cornell University in the Department of Plant Biology. During his graduate studies he majored in Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology...

Galina Petrosian


Galina Petrosian received a JD from Suffolk University Law School, concentrating in Intellectual Property and International Trade/Laws. Her interests include foreign policy, international trade and commerce and emerging markets, especially in the...

Vahe Sahakyan


Vahe Sahakyan is a PhD candidate in Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, and a PhD candidate in Quantitative Finance at the Swiss Finance Institute, Zurich. He also holds a Candidate of Science (equivalent to PhD) in Mathematical...

Tigran Sedrakyan


Tigran is a theoretical physicist working at the cutting edge of problems in cold atoms, superconductivity, mesoscopics and nanotechnology, and also quantum dynamical systems. After receiving his Ph.D. degree from Yerevan Physics Institute, Tigran...