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


  • Armenian Diaspora
  • Political Incorporation
  • Transnationalism
  • Return Migration



Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Fittante, Daniel. Forthcoming. “Constructivist Ethnic Politics.” Ethnicities.
  • Fittante, Daniel. Forthcoming. “The Armenians of Glendale: An Ethnoburb in Los Angeles’s San Fernando Valley.” City & Community.
  • 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.

Manuscripts in Progress

  • Fittante, Daniel. “Ethnic Intermediation in Contemporary Buenos Aires.” (Under review)
  • Fittante, Daniel, and Bryan Wilcox-Archuleta. “Reassessing ‘Americanization’: Armenian Incorporation and its Political Implications.” (Under review)
  • Fittante, Daniel, and Bryan Wilcox-Archuleta. “Co-Ethnic Social Fields: Localizing Transnationalism.” (Working paper)


  •  Ethnopolitical Entrepreneurs: Outsiders Inside an Armenian American Community of Los Angeles 


  • Armenian Angeleno Survey (1,057 responses)


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