About

Khatchig Mouradian is a lecturer in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS) at Columbia University, where he also heads the Armenian studies program.

Mouradian’s book The Resistance Network: The Armenian Genocide and Humanitarianism in Ottoman Syria during WWI is forthcoming in 2020. Mouradian is also the author of articles on genocide, mass violence, unarmed resistance, and approaches to teaching history (read articles); the co-editor of a forthcoming book on late-Ottoman history (also in 2020); and the editor of the peer-reviewed journal The Armenian Review.

Mouradian has written for the Washington Post, and has been Interviewed, quoted, or his scholarship discussed and referenced in The New York Review of Books, BBC, FOX TV, France 24, The Economist, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Newsweek, Al-Monitor, The Worcester Telegram and Gazette, Burlington Free Press, The Jewish Advocate, Al-Ahram (Egypt), Truthout, and several other international, national, and local news outlets, on issues related to the Middle East, genocide and mass violence, Armenian, Ottoman, and Middle Eastern culture, politics, and history.

Mouradian served as the Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor at California State University – Fresno. From 2015-2016, he was a visiting assistant professor at the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University. Mouradian has also taught courses on imperialism, mass violence, urban space and conflict in the Middle East, the aftermaths of war and mass violence, and human rights at Worcester State University and Clark University in Massachusetts, and Stockton University in New Jersey.

Mouradian holds a PhD in History from the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University, a graduate certificate in Conflict Resolution from UMass Boston, and a B.S. in Biology from Haigazian University, where he has also taken graduate courses in Clinical Psychology.

Mouradian is the recipient of a Calouste Gilbenkian Research Fellowship to write the history of the Armenian community in China in the 19th and 20th centuries (2014). He is also the recipient of the first Hrant Dink Justice and Freedom Award of the Organization of Istanbul Armenians (2014), the Society for Armenian Studies Best Conference Paper Award (2015), and the Armenian Relief Society’s Agnouni Award (2018).

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