Karena Avedissian, Ph.D.


Karena Avedissian received her PhD from the University of Birmingham in 2015 for a thesis on social movements in the North Caucasus. Her research interests include the relationship between popular geopolitics and identity, human rights and security, and issues of governance, with a particular emphasis on Russia and Eurasia. She is based in Yerevan, Armenia.

3/12/15 Los Angeles, CA USC Dornsife Turpanjian Chair Installation of Richard Antaramian Photo by: Steve Cohn www.stevecohnphotography.com (310) 277-2054 © 2015