Hovhannes Nikoghosyan_picture

Hovhannes Nikoghosyan specializes in human rights and international security, having keen interest and research experience in human rights and armed conflicts, United Nations, state sovereignty and intervention, just war theory, 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).

He publishes on conflicts and human rights, and is a co-author of “Global problems for global governance” report, published by Valdai Discussion Club in September 2014.

Name, Title
Hovhannes Nikoghosyan, Adjunct Lecturer

Education, Degree
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)

Office location
135W, Paramaz Avedisian Building


(+374 60) 61 2673

Office hours
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
PSIA310 Introduction to Comparative Politics (2015)
PSIA320 International Relations
PSIA335 International Conflicts in XXI Century

Research Activities/Projects
“Foreign policy-making in parliamentary republics: The case of the Republic of Armenia” –  AUA Faculty Research Grant (2016-17)

Sample peer reviewed articles and other publications