• PhD, UCLA (2018)
  • MA, University of Chicago (2010)
  • BA, UCLA (2005)


  • Armenian Diaspora
  • Political Incorporation
  • International Migration
  • Ethnic Intermediation



Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Fittante, Daniel, and Bryan Wilcox-Archuleta. Forthcoming. “The Armenians of Los Angeles: Rethinking Americanization.” Nationalism and Ethnic Politics.
  • Fittante, Daniel. 2020. “Glendale’s Ethnopolitical Entrepreneurs: Suburban Immigrant Incorporation.” Ethnopolitics (online first).
  • Fittante, Daniel. 2020. “Ethnic Intermediation in Contemporary Sydney.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (online first).
  • Fittante, Daniel. 2020. “Perceptual Disconnect: An Ethnographic Account of Immigrant Political Incorporation.” International Migration, 58 (2): 3-14.
  • Fittante, Daniel. 2020. “Ethnic Intermediation in Contemporary Buenos Aires.” The Sociological Quarterly, 61 (1): 42-60.
  • Fittante, Daniel. 2019. “Constructivist Theories of Political Incorporation.” Ethnicities, 19 (5): 809-829.
  • Fittante, Daniel. 2018. “The Armenians of Glendale: An Ethnoburb in Los Angeles’s San Fernando Valley.” City & Community, 17 (4): 1231-1247.
  • Fittante, Daniel. 2017. “But Why Glendale? A History of Armenian Immigration to Southern California.” California History, 
  • Fittante, Daniel. 2017. “Connection without Engagement: The Paradoxes of North American Armenian Return Migration.” Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies, 19 (2-3): 147-169.
  • Fittante, Daniel. 2017. “Broadening the Discourse: A Critical Assessment of Traditional Accounts of The Life and Adventures of Joseph Emin.” Armenian Review, 55 (3-4): 1-18.
  • Fittante, Daniel. 2016. “Beyond the Analytical Categories of Armenian Identity.” Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies 24 (4): 56-80.

Book Reviews 

  • David Gutman, The Politics of Armenian Migration to North America, 1885-1915, Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Press, 2019, International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies (forthcoming).

Manuscripts in Progress

  • Fittante, Daniel. “Suburban Ethnic Politics: The Mobilization of Armenians in Glendale, California.” Invited chapter for Ethnoburbia!, edited by Margaret Crawford and Erica Kim. (Book proposal under review)
  • Fittante, Daniel, and Bryan Wilcox-Archuleta. “Multi-Origin Immigrants.” (Under review)
  • Fittante, Daniel. “Europeanization, Rhetorical Adaptations, and Armenian Genocide Recognition in Contemporary Bulgaria.” (Under review)
  • Fittante, Daniel. “Ethnic Intermediation in Post-Communist Romania.” (Working paper)


  •  Ethnopolitical Entrepreneurs: Outsiders Inside an Armenian American Community of Los Angeles (2018).


  • Armenian Angeleno Survey, 2017-2018.
  • Հայաստանի եւ Արցախի բնակչության արժեքները (The Values of the People of Armenia and Artsakh), 2019.


  • Jerusalem: Holy City (Ancient Near East 10W)
  • Origins of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (Middle Eastern Studies M50B)