Hovhannes Nikoghosyan


Aide to the President of the Republic of Armenia

He is also an Adjunct Lecturer at the American University of Armenia and Senior Visiting Lecturer at the Russian-Armenian University in Yerevan. He teaches graduate courses and seminars on International Security, Armed Conflicts, Human Rights, Media and Politics.

Previously, he worked as Visiting Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington DC), Magdalena Yesil Visiting Scholar at Stanford School of Public Policy, Duke University (Durham, NC) and has completed an advanced certificate programme at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (Medford, MA).

He is a graduate of Russian-Armenian University.


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