Armen Grigoryan has more than 10 years of work experience in non-governmental organizations. Having previous and modern active involvement in civil formal and informal initiatives and organizations, he has a broad knowledge in human rights, democracy and civil non-violent struggle not only from theoretical, but as well practical side.
Armen holds Master’s degree in International Migration and Social Cohesion (MISOCO) from the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands), University of Deusto (Basque country, Spain) and University of Osnabrück (Germany). Before that he studied at Russian-Armenian University at the department of International relations. Armen was a Carnegie Fellow (CRFP) at the University of Pittsburgh (USA). His professional and academic interest includes identity studies, nationalism studies, democratic development and diaspora politics. Armen developed experience in research design, mainly qualitative methodology, such as discourse and content analysis. In 2019 Armen was involved in a project on soviet life in Yerevan organized by Hazarashen. During this project Armen made his first attempts in using oral history methodology.
Armen is an author of four articles and co-authored two books.