EDITORIAL STAFF AND BOARD
Editor: Dr. Asbed Kotchikian | EMAIL
Dr. Asbed Kotchikian is a lecturer in political science at Bentley University. Before joining Bentley he was the Assistant Director of International Affairs Program at Florida State University-Tallahassee. Kotchikian has taught courses in Eurasian and Middle Eastern politics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in New York, Boston University and Wheaton College (MA). In 2000-02, he was a visiting lecturer in political science and international relations at local universities in Armenia and Georgia, where he also conducted research for his dissertation.
During the last ten years Dr. Kotchikian has also traveled extensively and lived in the Middle East (Iran, Lebanon, Syria). He has written, lectured, organized conferences and delivered presentations on topics such as the foreign policies of small and weak states, national identity, and regional developments in the Middle East and Eurasia within academic and public venues in the South Caucasus, Middle East, US and Europe. His field of study is the development of the foreign policies of small and weak states with a focus on the South Caucasus and the Middle East. He has also conducted research on questions of identity and transformation of transnational (diasporic) groups. Dr. Kotchikian has published articles and book chapters in various media, among which Demokratizatsya, Insight Turkey and Central Asia and the Caucasus.
His book titled The Dialectics of Small States: Foreign Policy Making in Armenia and Georgia was published in 2008 by VMD Verlag and deals with foreign policy issues that small states—specifically Armenia and Georgia—face.
Managing Editor: Dr. Dikran Kaligian | EMAIL
Dikran M. Kaligian has been Visiting Professor of Armenian Genocide Studies at Clark University and has also taught at Westfield State and Wheaton Colleges. He currently teaches at Regis College and is Managing Editor of the Armenian Review . He received his doctorate in history from Boston College. He is the author of Armenian Organization and Ideology under Ottoman Rule: 1908-1914 , which will be published by Transaction Publishers in December of 2008.
Book Review Editor : Dr. Vartan Matiosian | EMAIL
Vartan Matiossian, historian and literary scholar, was born in Montevideo (Uruguay). In 2005 he received his PhD in History from the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of Armenia with a dissertation about the history of the Armenian community in Argentina until 1950. He has taught Armenian history and language in Buenos Aires and New Jersey from 1988-2004 on primary, secondary and college levels. Since 1980 he has contributed extensively to Armenian and non-Armenian publications worldwide with scholarly articles, reviews, essays, translations, poetry, fiction, and other writings in Armenian, Spanish, and English.
He has authored four books in Armenian: about the 20th century writer Gostan Zarian (1998), the Armenians in Latin America from the beginnings to 1950 (2005), impressions from travels to Armenia (2005), and the dancer Armen Ohanian (2007, together with Artsvi Bakhchinyan). He has also published three booklets in Spanish, edited or co-edited three volumes (Spanish, English, and Armenian), and translated 12 volumes from Armenian into Spanish.
Richard G. Hovannisian: University of California, Los Angeles
Stephan Astourian: University of California, Berkeley
Levon Chorbajian: University of Massachusetts, Lowell
S. Peter Cowe: University of California, Los Angeles
Vahakn N. Dadrian: Conesus, New York
G. M. Goshgarian: University of Burgundy
Ara Khanjian: Ventura College
Dickran Kouymjian: California State University, Fresno
Marc Nichanian: New York, New York
Susan Pattie: University College London
Ronald Grigor Suny: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Khachig Tololyan: Wesleyan University