Hovhannes Nikoghosyan specializes in global order and international security, and has keen interest and research experience in human rights and armed conflicts, international criminal responsibility for erga omnes crimes, as well as Responsibility to Protect. He is a graduate of the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University with MA in International Relations and PhD in Political Science (2011). Before joining AUA in January 2015, he worked as a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington DC), Magdalena Yesil Visiting Scholar at Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University (Durham, NC) and has completed an Advanced Certificate Program at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (Medford, MA). Since May 2017 he has served as Aide to the President of the Republic of Armenia.
Dr. Nikoghosyan is author of a number of peer-reviewed papers and expert reports published in Armenia and abroad.
Hovhannes Nikoghosyan, Adjunct Lecturer
PhD, Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University (2011)
Visiting Scholar, Duke University (2012-13)
Advanced Certificate Program in Public Administration, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (2014)
135W, Paramaz Avedisian Building
(+374 60) 61 2673
Weds, 10-11am, by appointment
Areas of research and teaching specialization
Human rights in armed conflicts, international security, strategic communications, Responsibility to Protect
Courses currently taught
PSIA320 International Relations
PSIA335 International Conflicts in XXI Century
“Foreign policy-making in parliamentary republics: The case of the Republic of Armenia” – AUA Faculty Research Grant (2016-17)
- “Great Power Interventions and the Future of Responsibility to Protect”, Valdai Paper #74, August 2017.
- “Armenia after 25 years of Independence: Maintaining Stability in an Unpredictable Neighborhood”, Russian International Affairs Council, December 2016 (book chapter). (Available in AUA Library)
- “Government failure, atrocity crimes and the role of the International Criminal Court: why not Syria, but Libya”, The International Journal of Human Rights, Published online: 30 Sep 2015. DOI:10.1080/13642987.2015.1082838
- “Global problems for global governance”, Valdai Club Report Series, September 2014. (co-authored)
- The Upheavals in Libya and Syria, and Their Impact on “Responsibility to Protect” Doctrine, Turkish Policy Quarterly, Volume 12(1), Spring 2013.
- How to move forward in Nagorno Karabakh after the Four Day War, ELIAMEP Briefing Notes 48/ 2016.