PhD with highest distinction, Literature, Jesuit University of Buenos Aires
MBA, University of Buenos Aires


  • Poetry of Nigoghos Sarafian: liminality, diasporic identity, virtual spatiality
  • A poststructural rereading of medieval mystical poetry
  • Languages without a country: language vitality programs and their replicability



  • “Entering Outside or Towards a Self-Denying Reception: Writer, Contemporary Community, Language.” In Krikor Beledian et la littérature arménienne contemporaine. (Paris: Forthcoming)
  • “Compartmentalization in Heritage Language: Observations in the Armenian Diaspora.” In Innovation in Education: Challenges of Teaching Western Armenian in the 21st Century. (Paris: Forthcoming)
  • “Historical Narrrative in the Nineteenth Century Armenian Literature.” In The Heritage of Armenian Literature: Vol. III – From the Eighteenth Century to Modern Times, Agop Hacikyan et al, ed.s (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2005), 80-102.
  • “On Armenian Parallels to Beowulf.” Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies Vol. 16 (2007), 76-87.
  • “Exposure of the Armenian Genocide in Cyberspace: A Comparative Analysis.” In The Armenian Genocide: Cultural and Ethical Legacies, Richard Hovannisian, ed. (New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 2007), 245-266.
  • “Word as Sacrifice in Grigor Narekac‘i’s Matean Ołbergut‘ean.” Bazmavep, vol. CLXII, 1-4 (2005), 92-120 [in Armenian].
  • “Network Communication, Culture, and Diaspora.” Haigazian Armenological Review 19 (1999), 367-392 [in Armenian].

Review Article

  • Marc Nichanian, (ed.), Yeghishe Charents: Poet of the Revolution. With the collaboration of Vartan Matiossian. Armenian Studies Series 5. Costa Mesa, CA: Mazda Publishers, 2003. Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies Vol. 16 (2007), 178-184.
  • “An Armenian Opening onto Modernity and Postmodernity.” Bazmavep, vol. CLXIV, 1-4 (2006), 568-581 [in Armenian].
  • Marush Yeramian et al (ed.s), Banasteghtsutiun, Vol. I (Alepo: Isfahani, 1999). I-Teb, Vol. II (2006), 24-32 [in Armenian].
  • “Diaspora Thinking and Nationalist Aesthetics,” Haratch (Paris), 8 (2002) [in Armenian].
  • “Rethinking Narekatsi” (Beledian, Krikor. Erkxōsut’iwn Narekac’ii het [Dialogue with Narekatsi]. Yerevan: Sargis Xač’enc’-Printinfo, 2008, 528pp). Asbarez, 13 Febr. (2009) [in Armenian].


  • “An Anthology of Poems by Jorge Luis Borges,” (translation into Armenian), Nork (Yerevan) 10 (2000).
  • “An Anthology of Poems by Ara Babayan,” (translation into Armenian), in Birthmark (Los Angeles: Open Letter, 1999), 52-75.

Book Reviews

  • Marc Nichanian (ed.), Kam, Handes Verlutsakan, Vol. 5 (Los Angeles: Abril, 2002) and Vol. 6 (Los Angeles: Abril, 2005). Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies Vol. 15 (2006), 231-234.
  • Levon Abrahamian and Nancy Sweezy (ed.s), Armenian Folk Arts, Culture, and Identity, (Indiana University Press: Bloomington and Indianapolis, 2001). Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies Vol. 13 (2004), 99-101.
  • Agop Hacikyan et al (ed.s), The Heritage of Armenian Literature: Vol. I – From the Oral Tradition to the Golden Age (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2000). Haratch (Paris), November (2001).
  • Vartan Matiossian, Kostan Zarian (Beirut: G. Melitinetsi, 1998). Haratch (Paris), December (1999).


  • Elementary Modern Western Armenian (Armenian 101A, Armenian 101B, Armenian 101C)
  • Intermediate Modern Western Armenian (Armenian 102A, Armenian 102B, Armenian 102C)